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Old 05-12-2010, 08:47 AM
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We all know how to choose the right parts to build a naturally aspired H22A and a forced induction H22A.
The question is why (For more than 20 years) no body started a thread for the best, and I mean the only best parts and brands for cooling the engine and transmission starting from the radiator till we end up with the coolers parts.
As for me I already use A/T cooler from Flex-a-lite since the weather in Kuwait is HOT (122+ F in summer).
I hope someone would put a sticky for that.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

koyo, fluidyne, mishimoto rads. with FAL or Spal fans.
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But you need that scoop on the hood. Is it true that they're big enough to fit your lunch box and all your camera gear in it?
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

I hear koyo is really good
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Basically what Neck said. I just thought that was general knowledge lol.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

^^^^ x2. all the brands that i listed are pretty universally known for all automotive situations as some of the best brands, it doesn't matter at all that you have a honda/H22.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Higher price = higher quality. Rules to live by? You be the judge.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

figured i would thread jack and toss this in here..

no brand preference, but anyone know of a full aluminum (like the koyo and such) for out preludes that is NOT the thick one (i guess 2 row?) i know stock is like 1.x inches thick, and the autozone crappy one i have, and most people have is not even an inch thick! so im looking for an OEM sized one in full aluminum.. any ideas? i spoke to someone who had one, but i cant find it anymore. i figured this might help this thread also, as it should be a cheaper alternative and probably still be more than enough for a h22..
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

The thing is to compare Koyo rads with Mishimoto etc...
The best oil cooler is brand X because of high quality and size etc...
I know every brand but I can not decide two row rads or oem rads Misu rads or PWR rads that's the point of this thread!

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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Dude honestly....cooling isn't such a huge issue for our cars that people have done tests comparing brands x/y/z. Any of the units from Koyo/Mishimoto/Fluidyne will provide plenty of cooling. If you want to be the first to test it though, go for it! I'm sure someone will find the information valuable.

Edit: If you're REALLY worried about it, my only advice would be to get a dual-pass two row radiator and pusher fans, and use Water Wetter. :shrug:
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

dbd6604 thanks man I may be the only member who is concerned about having the best cooling for my car because of the extreme heat and sand storms that am having here in Kuwait
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

jesus. fuggggggggg thattt!!!! ^^^^^^^
i do see what your saying tho, looks like it could get mightyyyyy hott out there!


if you know anyone in the aftermarket/modifying scene out there, ask them or pop their hood and check out their rads. altho i highly doubt its gonna be anything different than whats mentioned in this thread.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Since it's so hot out there and you wouldn't have to worry about your cooling system freezing up, just run 100% water and a bottle of Water Wetter. It'll keep you cooler than any other combo I can think of.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Am thinking about water/meth from Snow performance ... any one tried there product?
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Never heard of Snow Performance. I know AEM makes a water/meth kit too though. You might want to look into that.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Thanks bro defiantly am gona go with that is it hard to install?
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

I've never done it, so I don't know. Do you have any mechanical experience? If so then you should be able to handle it just fine man.
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Re: Cooling for the Prelude

Will my experience is better than the mechanics am seeing here lol
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You'll be able to figure it out dude. There's a write up for everything out there.
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