Re: [DML] Radiator air flow and license plate
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Re: [DML] Radiator air flow and license plate



Hervey's looks the same as the one I got from DMCH, I haven't looked
at Rob's. The way the dam is shaped I think the fans will be able to
suck just like normal-- the plate isn't that close to the grill, and
at highway speeds there is more than enough air flowing that the fans
don't do anything.

However... I still mounted mine to one side instead of the middle! ;-)
I even thought about trimming one of the three mounting slots out but
decided it really wasn't necessary, it moves enough air with the stock
fans. I'd worry about replacement fans with lower SCFMs though, being
in hot Houston....
-Kevin

On 6/2/05, PRC1216@xxxxxxx <PRC1216@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> The plate was always meant to be up on the bumper, which is why many cars
> have the factory bracket installed there.    Grady and Hervey sell the stainless
> license plate holder, which holds the plate up along the bumper without
> needing to drill any more holes in the car.   It uses existing bolts.   I think
> putting the plate in front of the radiator is a bad idea if you drive your D a
> lot, it appears to block a lot of airflow as you mentioned.   Why risk
> overheating because of a stupid license plate?
> 
> -Patrick C.
> 1880
>




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