Research Topic: Radiator Part Numbers and Tank Codes
All original radiators included codes stamped or embossed on them. These codes identified the intended use and when it was manufactured.
Below is a photograph of an original 1970 Radiator. Each tank has a code embossed on it. There also might be an identification tag soldered to one of the tanks or fins. If you have an original radiator that has any codes, please post a note on.
Model Year ____________
Body number from trim tag ____________
Date code from trim tag ____________
Codes on driver side or top tank (A) 1___2___3___
Codes on passenger side or bottom tank (B) 1___2____3____4____
Codes or part numbers on tag(s) (B) 1____2____3____3____4____5_________
Engine size ____________
Transmission model ____________
Is this car equipped with air conditioning? ____________
Does the radiator have transmission cooler line? ____________
On this model radiator the codes are on the side tank in location A and B
The Drivers side tank has three codes
The passenger side has three codes too, one might be hidden behind the tag.
The radiator rag has 4 codes and a part number
Pictures courtesy of Nova Research Project