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    Question ?? Crossflow Radiators ?? FM or SuperMiata??

    ?? Supermiata Crossflow Radiator. vs FM Crossflow

    Anyone here running this? Looking for some feedback on either system

    How do you like it, how was the install? Is your car street or track? Turbo, S/C, or N/A?

    I am considering this one to replace my OEM radiator

    https://supermiata.com/SuperMiata-Cr...tor-miata.aspx



    or the FM version. https://www.flyinmiata.com/fm-na-cro...-radiator.html


    FM Crossflow Radiator NA6 by Randy George, on Flickr

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    Too racecar for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammerhead View Post
    Too racecar for you.
    I'm going to guess that the SuperMiata logo will be covered by the intercooler, which, I believe can be mounted with or without the FM lettering showing. I should have mine reversed for more stealth.

    Randy, I'm using an inexpensive OPL unit on my BRG/FM2 car. It's the one thing I skimped on, as the FM radiator was foolish money at the time, and I wasn't aware of this as an alternative.

    If/when I sell the BRG, I hope to use this radiator with a SPAL fan setup for my '94.

    -Matt

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    Was pointed to look into this one more by Flyin Miata .... looks like they have improved their design and lowered the original crazy price to a more reasonable level


    https://www.flyinmiata.com/fm-na-cro...-radiator.html

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    Ouch. I’d hate to see what it cost before.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent☣Orange View Post
    Ouch. I’d hate to see what it cost before.
    Says $200 Price Drop, WOW!!!

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    Flyin Miata says "The final design is a cross flow."
    Darn, I have a high tech radiator in my 1979 Ford Thunderbird!

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    Never had Supermiata's radiator, but I have FM's Stage 2 airflow kit with their Crossflow Radiator.

    Spectacular piece of kit - requires some modification to the wiring loom to properly power the second fan (in NA6 cases anyway). If you're sat in traffic or at a light on a hot day then the fans will kick in to help push more air through the radiator, they can get noisy though - I seem why their Stage 3 kit exists re fan noise. But that's the fans, not the radiator.

    The radiator itself is more chunky and a tad heavier, but cools the engine better as a result. Definitely a worthwhile upgrade if you need a new radiator anyway, but it's not something I'd replace if it can wait. Depends on your needs.

    Is this to cool your turbo setup??
    You want a good car. I want a good miata.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarylSibcy View Post

    Is this to cool your turbo setup??

    yes that is the plan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phatmiata View Post
    yes that is the plan
    Then I Would go with it. Emilio (over) builds/designs parts. If its good enough for track cars in Cali, its good enough for boosted cars in FL.

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    all this cooling stuff is so expensive, I will have to buy all this stuff in stages much like other parts .......

    FM Crossflow Radiator has been ordered .... https://www.flyinmiata.com/fm-na-cro...-radiator.html

    FM Crossflow Radiator NA6 by Randy George, on Flickr

    time to sell more spare parts anyone need an AWD panel for NA ? LOL

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    Did Jackson Racing ever come out with their radiator with built in oil cooler for the miata? That looked like a nice set up. I was thinking of that with the new FM fans.

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    Just ordered some SPAL fans to go with the FM Crossflow Radiator .....

    https://www.flyinmiata.com/na6-stage...rflow-kit.html

    FM Stage 2 SPAL Fans NA6 by Randy George, on Flickr

    Still too hot outside to bother installing any of this stuff. Hopefully we get some cool weather soon..

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    Yesterday I just received my Flyin Miata V8 cross flow, dual-pass radiator for my Ecotec project. This radiator has both radiator hose necks on the same side. That should clean up my plumbing immensely, I hope!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Phatmiata View Post
    all this cooling stuff is so expensive, I will have to buy all this stuff in stages much like other parts .......

    time to sell more spare parts anyone need an AWD panel for NA ? LOL
    I know there are a lot of philanthropists on here that would love to help.. and that are maybe just also looking for a GV Type II hood.
    Last edited by oldgrayleather; 10-04-2018 at 12:23 AM. Reason: Tidying up the quote

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