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AMC 327 radiator

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Forum Name: Jeeps and Eagle 4x4 fun.
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Printed Date: Jun/01/2020 at 8:22am


Topic: AMC 327 radiator
Posted By: illbdipt
Subject: AMC 327 radiator
Date Posted: Mar/25/2020 at 6:21am
AMC 327 in my 1965 jeep j3000 needs a new radiator. no luck finding one. does anyone know if a rad from the ramblers or the AMC cars that used the same engine will bolt in ? if not what have you used ? thanks



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Posted By: 6PakBee
Date Posted: Mar/25/2020 at 8:20am
What is the radiator number on the radiator you now have?

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Roger Gazur
1969 'B' Scheme SC/Rambler
1970 RWB 4-spd Machine
1970 Sonic Silver auto AMX

All project cars.



Posted By: illbdipt
Date Posted: Mar/25/2020 at 9:36am
McCord 940319 , stamped below that larger font J5


Posted By: amcenthusiast
Date Posted: Apr/01/2020 at 8:46am
Get out your tape measure and start measuring.
 
If it's the same size as later Jeeps, you got it made in the shade.
 
Should be the same size as Grem/Hornet or Javelin, Rebel & Matador -main difference is which way the side mounts are facing -towards the front or towards the rear...
 
...if the side mount 'ears' are facing the wrong way, maybe you can just use longer bolts with spacers (works for me, on a rebuilt car)
 
Speed Daddy AMC aluminum radiator is currently the best price; not as highly polished as Champion but looks good and gets the job done.
 
Even if you are towing (?) I bet a two row is all you need because the Rambler V8 has a big water jacket for excellent cooling capacity. -A two row plausibly has better air flow for heat transfer.
 
 


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Posted By: illbdipt
Date Posted: Apr/01/2020 at 9:23am
i have seen those and look like a good option. have to measure and check on the bracket location like you say. thanks



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