Big block radiator

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  1. Sethmark

    Sethmark Junior Member

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    Working on restoration of my 81 C20 suburban. Question about the radiator. I have an intact core support and the full upper radiator panel and a full shroud.

    Aside from the rubber feet, is there anything else that holds the radiator from moving?
     
  2. Craig 85

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    On my '85 the radiator is only held in by the 4 cushions and the top plate.

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    So the shroud ties it together and that’s that? Thanks so much.
     
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    And the top plate as Craig just mentioned...
    They are not all the same, depending on year and such. Kinda makes like a clam shell pinching the rad that sits in the rubber feet. The rad needs to float around a bit, not mounted solid.
     
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