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What is largest condenser I can use without cutting and largest

spal fan ?

im piecing together for custom install 

thanks

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Hi, not to discourage you, but there are plenty of threads dealing with this.

 

There is even a book written by one of the regulars on the board. Search for Rob Siegel, and you will find tons of info.

 

Cheers,

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8 minutes ago, Cruzr said:

Hi, not to discourage you, but there are plenty of threads dealing with this.

 

There is even a book written by one of the regulars on the board. Search for Rob Siegel, and you will find tons of info.

 

Cheers,

Read the book, searched the forum already.

im in remote location and need info now

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12 inches is your max dimension...things work fine at this size

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I believe it depends on the year of your car. 

For fan size, I believe it is 14" fan for square tails and 12" fan for roundies. 

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10 hours ago, West Palm 2002 said:

12 by ??

 

12” is a maximum fan diameter for round taillights. My ancient Clardy condenser is 10” x 18” x 1”, but I know slightly larger condensers — discussed in other threads — have been squeezed in without removing or cutting either of the hood hinge supports.

 

Below, my ‘76 with Clardy condenser in place. If I had to judge from this photo, I’d say that the stock radiator cut-out is only about 17” wide. 😯

 

Regards,

 

Steve

 

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Condenser sizes (as per Rob Siegel book)

 

10”x 18” no cutting 

10”x19” cutting the condenser bracket 

11”x 21” cutting the horn bracket 

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Thanks Simeon.

 

Yes, if you want to be absolutely safe, 10"x18". As I explain in the book, the problem is that the condenser dimension doesn't include the brackets on the sides, or the threaded ports that the hose fittings screw into, or the hose fittings themselves. By the time you add those things on, the effective width of any condenser is nearly 3" wider than the quoted width. This is shown in the image below. This is a 10x18 condenser with the tape measure on the edge of the left bracket. The hose fitting is a "short drop fitting," the narrowest available. The total effective width is nearly 21"

 

--Rob
 

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Thanks rob and all others.

my computer is fried and I’m 

doing everything with my iPhone.

was trying to get a parts order

together while in remote location.

thanks

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Check also Ebay. Several vendors sell condensers and fans for reasonable prices. I bought my items from them.

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https://www.amazon.com/CLIMAPARTS-CNFP1018-Universal-Condenser-Parallel/dp/B079MDY7RZ/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1547337709&sr=8-5&keywords=10x18+condenser

 

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