Steel . Radiator Assembly Tacoma. 2 wheel drive with prerunner, 4 leaf, extended cab, 2.7L, with off road pkg, without caster wedge. I just ran flex hose to frame mounted 1.25" exhaust pipe to nice and big chevy cross flow with a big 16" electric fan. I didn't want to run coolant lines all the way from one end of the car to the other. 4-runner. I had a car with a rear mounted radiator. For example, a rearward mounting location must be provided having sufficient space for the radiator. Reply to this topic; But it does have an expansion bottle and relief valve. This means you will be intruding into the bed or rear cargo area if you have an SUV, which in turn means a bed cage to mount the shocks. The roof should be a high pressure area. My plan is to use a radiator from a local 4x4 which is around 35" x 17" x 2" odd in size which allows 2 x 16" thermo fans to be used. Radiator rear mounted? keep in mind this would without doors and a top. I'd include a photo, but this forum doesn't look like it hosts images. high pressure to low pressure. I didn't get any pictures, but I was at a shop this morning and saw a Lotus with a radiator mounted almost horizontally in the rear. (That is, unless you have a great rear exhaust setup, but then you'd certainly have a spot for the rear mount, wouldn't you?) What we have done in the past was tie little pieces of string everywhere. That fan flows plenty of air, probably over 1000CFM which is always going to be pulling more air than the amount of air that is being 'forced' over the top of the cab at most speeds. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. A vacuum evacuation / "coolant" fill setup for that type of system will be your best friend. 4wd. ). Extra long wheel base, rear spring, #1. I'm in the process of moving the radiator to underneath the boot. You just need to make sure there is good venting of the cooling lines and slope up to the radiator, to ensure the elimination of air bubbles. All. you could use an electric pump. Valance Panel Mount Bracket 2 wheel drive, 1995-97. We also got the rear kc cyclones and jack handle mounted. 2.4 & 2.7L, 2.7L, 4wd, oem, auto trans. So is it a corvette? I can attach some sheet metal to guide the air in. "They" do it so the car looks like a "drag car" with no radiator. I thought of ducting air from all the way at the front, but the trans tunnel is like 4" in diameter at the end. Tacoma. 4 wheel drive, 1998-00. 2wd. 2.7l. 4wd. Although a rear-mounted radiator improves the aesthetics and aerodynamics of a motorcycle, the placement of the radiator away from the front of the motorcycle presents other concerns. Now that the rear cage is all done we can go ahead and mount the radiator, and … I use a Ford Tarurus cooling fan...mine acutualy is the mercury sable version its … Please login or register. its for a 1400 mdr class race truck...front window has to stay but im gonna pull the rear and the side windows out..also i was gonna make scoops to gather some air flow. I am assuming that is a sucker fan. Without x-runner. Extra long wheel base, rear spring, #1. The engine is disposed between the front and rear wheels. This goes against the main benefits of any wc loop, in that it's supposed to isolate your cooling needs to the system's hottest areas and leave the rest of your components unaffected (i.e. Share Followers 0. Re: Rear-mounted radiator The remote pressurized coolant tank means that it needs it be the highest point shock can be on the roof next to/above the radiator. Car is C3 Corvette-shaped. i cant think of why it wouldnt be 01 Dodge Dakota, 4x4, 4.7 V8 Quote 0 0 0. badbusinessk5 TMX Motorsports 394 posts. 4 cylinder. Bumper cover,mount bracket. I'm trying to avoid running the radiator upfront. divide that area by 0.85 and you get good size of the duct you need. (Narrator)>> When we come back we'll show you the best way to mount a radiator to the cage, stay tuned! Rubber , hard plastic /gas water pipe ? i have the stock 5.0 water pump and have the radiator ontop of the rear axle.. Once travel goes beyond a certain amount, longer shocks need to be attached. I'll post one when i get a chance. 2.4 & 2.7L, 2.7L, 4wd, oem, manual trans. Is there any issues or things I should be aware of when mounting a radiator in the rear of my truck?? Consider an expansion tank (European cars typically use them) to give some place for air to go. Don't know how to explain it....I just now I've watched lots of light objects in the rear view mirror while driving thinking 'damn, I hope that doesn't blow out' and they usually don't. You are using an out of date browser. This is a very thick cooling system. Polaris XP Turbo 2016+ and 2020+ Pro XP Intercooler Brick. Now just need some creative air pickups for the inbound side. The motor is a awsome 390gt and this set up keeps my truck at 175*. The 24 Hours of Lemons Forums → Lemons Tech → Rear-mounted radiator, You must login or register to post a reply. Running radiator to rear of truck, What type pipe work is commonly used for running under the truck to the rear radiator ? Fluids in the driver's compartment are bad juju. I have a rear radiator on my v8 ranger and i have all the windows in... i dont have any overheating problems. Front Wheel Bearing. Yea i am sure it will work cuz it is higher up than where i was laying and it also sucks air in. 4 wheel drive. Bumper cover,mount bracket. I too have thought about rear mounting the radiator. I'd be willing to bet that the air in that location is pretty dead at that location too. At the very least I think you'll need a bleeder up high on the radiator to get air out. We do it successfully in the mid-engine Chevette. and is a rear mounted rad street legal. 2 wheel drive, 1998-00, without prerunner. Polaris RZR 1000 XP 2014-2018 Rear Mounted Race Radiator Module. Using a 944 radiator that has a remote pressurized coolant tank, which sadly means no over-the-top mounting. I have a sealed (no cap) radiator and a pressurized expansion tank, so it's much easier to place it somewhere in the trunk. Without x-runner. In the simplest of terms, you need high pressure on one side and low pressure on the other, and no where for air to leak around it. Life Is What It Is, And What It Is, Is What You Make It. Mount Bracket 2 wheel drive with prerunner. There are a bunch of mid /rear engine cars that have rear radiators to look at for ideas. Rear mounted radiator set-up pics and info. My ground clearance is like 7-8 inches. Oversize your radiator, and get some powerful (and reliable) electric fans. Thread in 'Technical Questions' started by Polo, Oct 14, 2011. 6 cylinder. trying to put my radiator in the bed of my truck, what do you guys run as coolant line. Cause I have been told that its not the greatest idea if you are not pulling out your front and rear windows so that it is still getting enough air. 2wd, with prerunner, body support brkt, without double cab. Any point scooping up air in front of the rear wheels? In all reality, air is "lazy" which means it will take the easiest path of least resistance. maybe. Oh yea, the engine was back there too! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XuHIemMF4kY. Valance Panel Mount Bracket 2 wheel drive, 1995-97. JavaScript is disabled. The high pressure and flow that might be optimum for cleaning can bend the cooling fins. One thing that comes to mind is all the empty beer...or uh, pepsi cans in the back of a truck that have a tendency to "float" around at about top of the bed height and a foot or so back from the glass while you're on the freeway. If needed, I'll send some pics. 4.0l. A radiator is mounted to the rear swing frame and is disposed between the engine and the rear wheel. 4 wheel drive. 4.0l. there are sucker fans and pusher fans. I've seen trunk mounted radiators in sedans. I know the NJMP bug has a radiator in the front, but coolant lines that run to the motor in the back. I've realized that my fuel filler neck would have to go way forward of the factory position, so my airflow can get split between OEM filler opening (yuge) and cut-out license plate area. I need advice, common pitfalls/designs, scoops, that kind of stuff. Highly dependent on average speed you going, and average power you using.math really comes down to fuel/hr you using which 1/3 ends up as heataverage speed you going, so lap time around the trackhow much air in volume it takes to heat it up from ambient to engine tempdivide that by average speed, and you get duct size in free air.assume 85%? More posts to come. #7 Post by camaroman9 » Tue Jul 19, 2011 12:04 am Well, with there being more liquid in the system, i would think that heat would be distributed over a larger volume of water. Ducting isn't necessarily straight forward. could you put it behind the seat? With both windows open and back middle window open or out when I race it might get some more airflow that way also,maybe? it doesn't even have any … By chris2010, January 13, 2015 in Competing in Land Rovers. 18 Reinforcement 4wd, body support brkt, without double cab. http://www.race-dezert.com/forum/showthread.php?t=37422. i have the stock 5.0 water pump and have the radiator ontop of the rear axle.. Right. Neighbor across the street runs a Alcohol FED "air cooled" 350 Chevy. duct the flow in, duct the flow out. Hey dude, I just got done with mine and it works great! It may not display this or other websites correctly. Motorsports. On our coach (and I suspect on most rear radiator diesel pushers) there are three cores (engine coolant, transmission cooler and turbo intercooler). that way all the air coming in around the cockpit would pass thru the rad...of course you'd need a big ash fan to push it and vent the hot air out the back. They had a scoop under the car to force air through it  and a duct out the back of the car. 2 wheel drive, 1998-00, without prerunner. 2wd, with prerunner, body support brkt, without double cab. or an Opel? Air/air shouldn't be a big deal. Tacoma. 2wd, with prerunner, body support brkt, with double cab. I use a Ford Tarurus cooling fan...mine acutualy is the mercury sable version, 'so what do you think of the truck roxy' 'its not a trophy truck'. Joined: Aug 24, 2006 Posts: 6,500 Likes Received: 2 Location: S-body Automotive.com. 2wd with prerunner long wheel base, 4wd with long wheel base, rear spring, #1. Brian 3.4L, manual trans. Tacoma. 3.4L, auto trans, oem, 4wd. Thanks for watching our new Vlog series, let us know how we can make it better! Or could use the original grill area that the car had for the radiator and go from there. Powered by PunBB, supported by Informer Technologies, Inc. (edited by firegremlin 2017-05-15 12:32 PM), https://www.facebook.com/greatglobsofoil/, https://www.google.com/search?q=mid+eng … &dpr=4. So no air/water intercooler. Usually there is a low pressure area behind the trunk, so you can cut out large holes from the trunk, put the radiator there, and then duct in air from the roofline. The remote pressurized coolant tank means that it needs it be the highest point shock can be on the roof next to/above the radiator. You will be amazed at what you see. Spring Assembly Tacoma. May not be the solution your looking for, but an option. mid engined renault clio - Google Searchhttps://www.google.com/search?q=mid+eng … &dpr=4. Do I need a x-tra water pump or will the stock pump handle things ok...Basically im worried about the water circulating properly. or get an aftermarket high flow pump. 2wd, with prerunner, rear spring, rear. Tacoma. ..Alternatively you can get a radiator with a filler cap and ditch the pressurized tank. Same reason. .. Alternatively you can get a radiator with a filler cap and ditch the pressurized tank. ; Mount Bracket Reinforcement 2wd without prerunner. 4wd, body support brkt, with double cab. ... Rear mounted radiator Rear mounted radiator. I really don't think that you need the cooler way up there like that. Right. 4 wheel drive, 1998-00. Tundra. The same is true in the rear. Because I ran 2 radiators, I do not know if one in the back is sufficient ( the Malibu radiator in back was NOT sufficient to cool the 350). I would be mounted on the roll cage behind the driver 18". 2 wheel drive. Speaking of this, just wondering if it goes against the rules to have a rear mounted intercooler. A taurus fan is i think around 2000 cfm and its a dual speed. The headers got wrapped and mounted on the ls1 which was much easier than the last time we did it. Aren't you suppose to mount the radiator the other way with the fan on top instead of on the bottom? With off road package. Thanks in advance. 4wd, rear body without double cab, no.3. You are not logged in. Sunburst Rear-Mounted Radiator - A more durable radiator for the Sunburst With the introduction of the new thermals system, any type of offroading is now much more difficult, especially on lower-riding vehicles like the Sunburst. Then drive and have someone watch or video tape you. ah-ha,   Found one on Judge Phil's Uber Gallery, http://www.murileemartin.com/UG/LNHF15/ … _0078.html. now outlaw, you have me scratching my head on the "air stall". Between the tail lights is usually a good low pressure area to dump the hot air out. Starting the install on Zach's rear mount radiator setup. Behind the front doors on the sides are probably neutral but with scoops you can grab air. It was a Fiat 850 Spyder. Most leaf spring trucks mount the shocks to the rearend housing. 4 wheel drive, from 2/96, extended cab, with off road pkg. Mount Bracket 2 wheel drive with prerunner. What you think are high or low pressure areas might not be far enough apart to get good flow without really strong fans. My advice would be roof scoop intake and outlet to the underbody. 4 wheel drive, automatic hubs. 18 Reinforcement 4wd, body support brkt, without double cab. If you were to mount the radiator behind the front seats, air stall could be a problem? Polaris Pro XP 2020+ High-Performance – OEM LTR. 2wd with prerunner short wheel base, 4wd with short wheel base, rear spring, #1. 2.7l. Power is laughable, my fuel burn is somewhere around 2.5gph. Seal it all well so that air goes through the radiator, not around it, not into pressurizing the trunk, but through the radiator. Polaris RZR XP Turbo 2014-2018 Rear Mounted Radiator and LTR Module. 2wd, with prerunner, rear spring, rear. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Polo Sr20 parts man! 2wd with prerunner short wheel base, 4wd with short wheel base, rear spring, #1. Mount Bracket 2wd, without prerunner, rear body, no.3. Left. Re: Has anyone ever rear mounted a radiator? I also like the idea of using aluminized exhaust tubing excellent idea! Mount Bracket Reinforcement 4wd, body support brkt, without double cab. Floor shift. Well I am no expert but thought it would be more likely to get more airflow than just flat and is more out of the way from rocks. We have no natural airflow, we depend 100% on the 2 electric fans. A single big radiator up front is ideal (less hassle). If it's good enough for Porsche, it's good enough for Lemons. 2wd, with prerunner, body support brkt, without double cab. This is for a race truck I am assuming. Radiator. Then remember that you may need to get a higher output alternator (sp?) if you are also running lights. motherboard, HDDs, RAM, etc. I'm at work, with no way to upload an image to any file-sharing site. Sequoia. I'm trying to preserve the body lines but I'm considering making holes on top of the bumper cover and running a spoiler right above it to create vacuum. 2wd with prerunner long wheel base, 4wd with long wheel base, rear spring, #1. These cooling systems are difficult to clean because of their thickness. (Jeremy)>> Hey guys, welcome back to XOR and the buildup of our pre-runner Ranger. I don't think that I have ever seen it set up that way before. 6 cylinder. I have a rear radiator on my v8 ranger and i have all the windows in... i dont have any overheating problems. 2 wheel drive with prerunner, 4 leaf, extended cab, 3.4L, without caster wedge. To ensure order accuracy, please include your VIN when placing your order! I wondered the same but recently mounted a trans cooler in back with fan tilted so the air coming down over the cab will get caught. 2wd. 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