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Anyone know if a rad from an NX 2000 would fit a b12? i just got a deal on a sr20 and i need a new rad, if it fits i would save some $$$.
 

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not that im raining on your parade here, but my moms car needed a rad and we replaced it with a good one from a different type of car and it overheated like crazy, they may look the same, but if it wasnt ment for that car, honestly i wouldnt use it.
 

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yeah, i was thinking the same thing. any other imputs?
 

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The rads on the B12s are HUGE, unless it is just as big you will probably overheat.
 

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The b12 radiator really cant handle the SR20. The b12 radiator is really not that efficient and is pretty undersized for any performance applications. it couldnt even hang with my E-15t motor! I know that John (nismo driver) was using a b12 radiator with his SR swap but I myself run the Se-R radiator, which is notoriously ineffective when in comes to cooling the se-r under hard conditions.

Fitting the NX radiator will take some modification. You will have to fabricate the lower mounts to the b12 frame and borrow the upper mounts from the NX, drilling new holes. After all this the radiator will sit in a slanted position to fit in the front of a b12.
 

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Charles is right

I can add to this coversation. I have just tried to swap the stock B13 radiator into my B12 wagon, to match the GA16DE I have just swapped into it. The B13 [like your NX2000 rad.] is too tall, and won't fit. Like Charles said, perhaps you could angle it in there, but I wouldn't. I just bought a new aftmkt B12 rad. for less than $100. :)
 

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hybrid DET said:
it couldnt even hang with my E-15t motor!
I can understand it not handling an E15t, turbo motors need lots and lots of cooling. In a pinch id still say that you could go with a B12 rad, but your probably right it wouldnt do so good for performance or long trips. like blownb310 said, youd probably be best off going aftermarket.

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In the old motorsports catalogue they offered a high performance b12 radiator. I think it was just a e-15T radiator that was slightly thicker and had a different flow direction. Up to down, or cross flow I cant remember one of them is more efficient.
 
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