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My Spitfire has rewarded me for considering getting on with fitting it’s trim by starting to leak from the radiator. I was never keen on the rad as it had been fiddled with to get it low enough to clear the bonnet so it was going to go eventually… Anyway, because of this previous ‘fettling’ I’m pretty sure it didn’t start life on a Spitfire, but it is Stanpart marked, so to satisfy my curiosity can anyone identify what car it does come from?

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Looks exactly the same as the rad on my 1500 Spit which I assumed was the wider type, but it was on the car when I got it so who knows.

The rad cap has made an impression in the bonnet soundproofing so not a lot of clearance.

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Yeah I think it must be early Herald then, didn’t realise the were ever produced with full width rads. The Mk2 Spitfire ones I think are supposed to have a slanted top for bonnet clearance. This has had several extra holes drilled to allow it to go low enough, which put the top of it much lower than I felt it should be relative to the thermostat housing. Might get it rebuilt for the 13/60 eventually I suppose. 

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1 minute ago, Pete Lewis said:

the rather silliy fan finger guard reminds of MkIV spits and later 1500

Pete

From the look of the header, half the finger guard has been cut away making it even less useful!

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