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Username Post: 64 Impala SS Radiator Height        (Topic#353396)
Bowtieman31 
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Reg: 10-10-18
10-10-18 03:12 PM - Post#2748363    

Hi folks, I just rescued a 64 Impala SS from the crusher. This poor old gal was just sitting in a yard rusting away. It had no running gear and most of the exterior trim was missing. It also had a trunk full of pieces and parts. Having installed running gear I installed the radiator that was lying in the trunk. It appears that the radiator was too high and would interfere with the hood. I lowered it to a measurement of 2" from the top of the upper tank to the top of the core support. Can anyone give me a measurement to see if I'm in the ballpark on this. Thank you.



 

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Brian64SS 
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Brian64SS
Loc: Milwaukee, Wi
Reg: 09-30-00
10-11-18 06:10 PM - Post#2748467    
    In response to Bowtieman31

Hey Bowtieman, that is fantastic! If you take the radiator cap off and measure from the top of the filler neck to the center of the radiator support right in front of it, the measurement is 2 and 3/16". It always looks like the underside of the hood is going to hit the radiator cap when it's up that high but that's how it's supposed to be.

Brian
1964 Impala SS, 283 (not original), 4-speed (26 years)
1964 Impala 4-door hardtop, 283 Powerglide (3 years)
They made a million but I only have two.


 

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