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Old 07-06-2011, 03:05 PM   #42 (permalink)
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If I were in your situation, I'd investigate making the pathway for cooling air to the radiator more efficient (ie. ducting it so flow through the grille goes not then escape into other areas where it does not aid radiator cooling).

Some cars are better designed than others from the factory in this respect.
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