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Size of MGB radiator?

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NSFW Rob S.
Pembroke, Massachusetts, USA   USA
Anyone got an MGB radiator out of the car and could measure it up for me?

Height, length, thickness?

Thank you.

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barry s Silver Member Barry Stoll
Alexandria, VA, USA   USA
1972 MG MGB GT
1974 MG MGB
1976 Triumph TR6
1980 MG MGB
They are not all the same size.

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barrybarnes Silver Member Barry Barnes
Reno, Nevada, USA   USA
1978 MG MGB "ZoooomB"
Post the year so members can help you out.

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NSFW Rob S.
Pembroke, Massachusetts, USA   USA
Sorry, it's for a 1971.

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barrybarnes Silver Member Barry Barnes
Reno, Nevada, USA   USA
1978 MG MGB "ZoooomB"
Did a good bit of research on this. According to what I found, a 1968-1976 radiator is 21-1/2" from the outer edge of one mounting tab to the outer edge of the opposite tab (since the tabs overlap the mounting area, the radiator is roughly 3" or so less than that). Its height is 14" from to bottom to the top (not including the filler neck). It's 3-3/16" inches thick. Without going out and verifying mine, that's as close as I can come. I hope this helps.



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dohc281 Ira Eckstein
Laurel Springs, New Jersey, USA   USA
Radiator technology has improved since our cars were manufactured. I had my radiator recored last winter and the number of fines and rows of fins were increased using today's technology. The shop said they could recore it like it was 1967 or like today's radiators. Since my car is a driver I had him use today's way and it can sit in traffic and not over heat. This is with a three blade fan.



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NSFW Rob S.
Pembroke, Massachusetts, USA   USA
Thank you !

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