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11-10-2012, 11:41 PM #1
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!990 C1500 Chevrolet truck cooling system question, hope this is the right spot . .
I have a 1990 Silverado 1500 2X4 and it has the 305 engine in it and I'm planning on some towing and I'm looking to see if the/this truck line came with a extra capacity cooling system ? It's got a 5 blade fan and a fan clutch, but I can't find anything about extra duty systems as say a 1990 with a 454 SS model. Anyone can point me in the right direction is much appreciated !
11-15-2012, 09:55 AM #2
I doubt that your truck with a 305 came with a high capacity cooling system. Did the 454ss come with one? If so you could always use the radiator from one of those.
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11-15-2012, 05:16 PM #3
The way to tell if it has HD cooling is to check for oil cooler lines from the oil filter base to the end tank on the radiator (driver's side). I would say it would be kind of rare on a 305 engine. That being said, my dad (and later, myself) had a '91 GMC full sized 1/2 ton with HD cooling and a 305, but it's the only one like it I've ever seen. Hope this helps.
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