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Old 28th November 2008, 12:55   #1
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Default Which Indian Car has a Copper Radiator?

Need one for an experiment, Do post here if you know any. Approximate price/Price from shops will also help (excluding the likes of import cars such as audi/merc/etc)

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Old 28th November 2008, 13:00   #2
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Dont know about the price but you could get your hand on some Industrial Radiators not just automotive ones which could fit your requirement.
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IIRC, my Jeep is running a copper radiator from Lawrence Radiators. Get in touch with them for your experiment. I'd say they are amongst the best in the business.
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How is copper radiator going to help?

Copper is only a good conductor.
In order to get good heat dissipation via radiation - you need to paint the radiator black (which anyway is defaul color of all radiators).
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My Sumo runs on copper radiators. Most trucks/LCVs use copper too.
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My Amby has for a long time.
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What experiment Sunny Boy ?
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Old 29th November 2008, 13:32   #8
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Sunny, just visit any scrap yard, most radiators avaialble with them would be copper. If required / suspicious, scrap some paint from top / bottom tank using a coin / key to check if the material is really copper.
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IIRC, my Jeep is running a copper radiator from Lawrence Radiators. Get in touch with them for your experiment. I'd say they are amongst the best in the business.
Thanks a lot for the link. although its blocked at office, will try it out from a friend's place.

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My Sumo runs on copper radiators. Most trucks/LCVs use copper too.
i have a size restraint of ummm...2feet x 2feet. Will check these rads as well

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What experiment Sunny Boy ?
Heh, you know it well, dont you? :P

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Sunny, just visit any scrap yard, most radiators avaialble with them would be copper. If required / suspicious, scrap some paint from top / bottom tank using a coin / key to check if the material is really copper.
Most of the radiators are aluminium. Infact all I found in the guj was Al rads.

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My Amby has for a long time.
Ahh thanks. One more car to look out to

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How is copper radiator going to help?

Copper is only a good conductor.
In order to get good heat dissipation via radiation - you need to paint the radiator black (which anyway is defaul color of all radiators).
I'll be using only copper parts in my loop. Addition of Aluminium will bring in heavy corrosion.

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Dont know about the price but you could get your hand on some Industrial Radiators not just automotive ones which could fit your requirement.
as I said before, I have lil size constraints. If I get some from the industrial background with the proper size, I'll go for it !
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Corrosion or contamination? tripsi mfg? :-P
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is this for a bike? :o
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Hi, I think the TATA Sierra I POSSESS has a copper radiator...
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Corrosion or contamination? tripsi mfg? :-P
Corrosion. Did not get the second part of your question

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is this for a bike? :o
Hah no
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