Ford Model A  Radiator

Rebuilt with an Upgraded New Core

Radiator upgrades have been carried out at Newquay Radiators and Exeter Radiators since 1982


Our highly trained technicians have over 100 years experience between them and carry out each job to a high standard.  Whilst their aim is to meet customer requirements, they also provide advice on any options which could improve the performance, efficiency and longevity of the radiator, oil cooler etc.

Our workshops are located in Devon and Cornwall and many of our customers are local.  With the reliable network of couriers operating throughout the country, we also deal with customers from all over the UK.

Vintage Radiator Upgrade Core

Radiator upgrades improve the performance of the radiator, which may be required if over heating consistently occurs e.g. when driving up hill or when the vehicle is operating in an unusually hot environment. A radiator can also be fitted with an upgraded core, regardless of the current level of performance, at the request of the customer.

Examples of Upgrades:

  • ​Increase number of tubes. Fit the radiator with a core with 10mm centre tubes, as opposed to the 15mm centre tubes it previously came in with. This would see quite a percentage increase in efficiency.

  • Increase number of rows of tubes. Where space permits, add extra rows of tubes to increase efficiency.

  • Tinned core. Improve longevity of the core by fitting a tinned core. Particularly useful if the radiator is operating in harsh environments e.g. tractors

Rebuilt with an Upgraded New Core - 10mm Centre Tubes

Bedford Fire Engine Radiator

Massey Harris Tractor Radiator Rebuild - See Slideshow on the Right

Massey Harris Vintage Tractor Radiator

Old Core     Deformed Breather Pipe     Tanks Removed

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