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By ron w 1919 Date 2010-04-16 00:43
HAS ANYONE MOUNTED A RADIATOR ON THE ROLL CAGE OF A SAND RAIL? i PLAN ON MOUNTING THIS 2 FEET ABOVE THE ENGINE!! ANYONE TRIED THIS?IF SO ANY PROBLEMS? 
By Jay H (X-20) (ManxVair CC) Date 2010-04-16 02:25
I would be leery of sand thrown from anyone in front of me. I would think other than that it should be OK. I have seen several with the rad above the engine with no issues.

Jay
By ron w 1919 Date 2010-04-17 00:08
thanks for the reply jay!i am street driven so sand won,t be an issue!
By @Jeff GS Date 2010-04-17 11:43
Look at the postings on Radiator Location Ideas - I think there is one on there with the high mount.

Jeff
By Tom & Kathleen I 639 Date 2010-04-17 12:58
How big will this radiator be?  The location should work.  Tom
Tom & Kathleen Manxter #16, Kick-Out SS #16 & FiberFab Buggy
Manx Club #1030, CVA, RBC, SCCA
By ron w 1919 Date 2010-04-18 00:13
it's a dual pass good for 400 hp.all aluminum 3 row 22x17X3.5 .It will have a forced air shroud pulling air from off the roof panel above the roll cage!
By ron w 1919 Date 2014-02-01 17:06
quick update this radiator location works great,the fan never runs .the only time it runs is at a red light after 75 mph highway run .then it only runs briefly!!
By Tom & Kathleen I 639 Date 2014-02-02 15:57
Glad it is working for you.  Kathleen's Manxter has 2 14"X16"X1.5" radiators in the side pods that do not get as much air as your setup.  When we bought those radiators from Ron Davis they said a sandrail running in the sand would need the equivalent of our 2 radiators to run cool.  Tom
Tom & Kathleen Manxter #16, Kick-Out SS #16 & FiberFab Buggy
Manx Club #1030, CVA, RBC, SCCA
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