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The key to maximizing the life of an aluminum radiator is not so much the coolant brand as it is the water type. All coolants sold today will protect the aluminum radiators adequately however distilled water must be part of the package. Concentrated coolants create a potential problem because thi...
In the old days of copper and brass radiators this was true. More rows meant more surface area in contact with the fin and consequently a higher heat rejection. So a 3 row was better than a two row and so on.  When aluminum radiators came around the rules changed. Cooling engineers concluded that...
Truth be told, there is no such thing. The term “four core” has been misused for decades and accepted for generations. One reason is that very few people know how a radiator works and even less people know how they are made. The term “core” is used to describe an assembly of parts. This assembly ...
We get asked this question daily and it seems most people misunderstand what the pressure cap does.  The cap pressure rating has nothing to do with regulating your engine coolant temperature, nor will it make your engine run cooler. Let’s take a pan of water and heat it up. The water heats up and...