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Walker Z-493-1 Z-Series 1942-1948 Ford Radiator for Chevy Engine

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Specs
Material Type:
Copper
Overall Height:
25.13
Overall Width:
20.25
Color:
Black
Transmission Cooler:
Yes
Tube Style:
Downflow
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Overall Thickness:
4.13
Row Quantity:
4
Finish:
Painted
Inlet Location:
Upper Left
Inlet Size:
1.50
Outlet Location:
Lower Right
Core Height:
19.50
Core Width:
20.00
Core Thickness:
2.75
Filler Neck Height:
.88
Shroud:
No
Radiator Style:
Single Pass
MFG. Part #:
Z-493-1
Garage Sale:
No
Notes
1/8" NPT fittings for transmission cooler. 1/4" NPT fitting for drain. 1.75" wide mounting feet on both sides.
Walker Z-493-1 Z-Series 1942-1948 Ford Radiator for Chevy EngineWalker Z-493-1 Z-Series 1942-1948 Ford Radiator for Chevy Engine
Walker Z-493-1 Z-Series 1942-1948 Ford Radiator for Chevy Engine

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Walker Z-Series radiators feature a 4-row, high-flow copper core which is ideal for use with Big Blocks, blowers, and high compression engines. Built for a direct fit with heavy gauge steel side brackets and mounting holes pre-stamped. Includes a built-in oil cooler for automatic transmissions.

  • Works with original, reproduction, steel or fiberglass grille shells
  • Copper core w/ 1-piece brass tanks
  • Vertical tubes every 1/4" and 12 fins per inch of height
  • Heavy duty 12 Ga. steel side brackets w/ pre-drilled holes
  • Use a 15-18 lb. radiator cap
  • Brass drain cock
  • Simple bolt-in install

Ford Chassis W/ Chevy Engine Application Chart (GIF)

Learn more about how radiators work and selecting the proper radiator for your vehicle by reading our tech article. Radiator Cooling Performance.  

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