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Is there such thing as a "4 core" for our models? I went down to a speed shop to check out a griffin radiator and I must say that the thing was HUGE (direct fit 94/5). We measured 2.25" core thickness & the sale guys (hehe) said it was "really a 4 core" (2 core w/2 large tubes in add'l).

Anyone using a griffin w/the stock fan and have NO clearance issues? I think if I cut the electric fan shroud it should fit w/the S/C crank on it too. Otherwise, I'll be getting a fluidyne as talking to their tech concluded my fan would move 3/8-1/2" (which should fit w/o cutting the plastic). I have a aftermarket overflow cylinder so that not much of an issue. Car hit 225^ today in traffic :(
 

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Griffin doesn't make a 4 core. Both their rads are two core. The standard unit has 1" dual rows, the HD unit has 1.25" dual row.

Don't worry about it not being a 4 core, it's a very good design and will work great.

Furthermore, the Griffin is a much higher quality piece than the Fluidyne IMO. I ran a Griffin dual 1.25" HD rad in my '93 Coupe for 5+ years with NO problems at all.

A friend of mine is working a Group Purchase for the SN-95 5.0 Griffin, email me at [email protected] for more info.
 

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I agree, Griffin is an outstanding radiator.
 

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thanks, I did look @ Griffin's site, it's a 2 core...The one I saw at the store was the HD for 94/5's (1.25" tubes), and looked very nice, but I don't think it will fit w/o modification of my fan housing or getting a new fan. Fluidyne tech measured their radiator would be .12" shorter than the Griffin, so that makes the Fluidyne more attractive. Also, since the griffin was $110 more, I can use the money saved for a "thin" fan later if I really need one in the event the fluidyne hits too--
Counter point..I really like having the larger rows of the Griffin since the car is setup more for road-race than strip. Luckily, I have a week to think about this as I'll be out of town and not overheating the engine.

Sean you got mail... :)
 

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Keep in mind that several Corral Members have had their Fluidyne rads leak within the first year. To me that means subpar quality.

The big Griffin should work in a SN-95....I actually had a SN-95 elec fan in my 93 Coupe with the big Griffin (I think it was 2.75" thick) and everything cleared, but it was tight. The SN95 water pump is a bit shorter than the fox body, so I think it would clear. However, the dual 1" row is fine for most apps, that the one I plan on going with.
 
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