Radiators and Cooling
Radiators and cooling
Keeping your engine temperatures under control is vital to your vehicle’s performance and reliability. The cooling system on many production cars is not capable of cooling the vehicle in extreme conditions such as racing. The stock cooling system becomes even more overwhelmed when power upgrades are added to the engine. Cooling system upgrades are a good way to protect your investment and ensure that you get the most out of your vehicle. The most common cooling system upgrades are radiators, thermostats, fan switches, and fluids.
The stock radiators on most vehicles are made at least partially with plastic. These plastic components are prone to failure in extreme heat. Upgrading to an aluminum radiator ensures that your cooling system is prepared to take on any condition. Aftermarket aluminum radiators usually have a greater fluid capacity than their stock counterparts. The greater capacity helps to keep coolant temperatures lower. Aftermarket thermostats and fan switches are a good addition to a radiator upgrade. They are designed to open and switch on sooner than the stock components. This serves to further increase the efficiency of your cooling system. These upgrades are especially encouraged amongst those who track or race their vehicles. If you require assistance determining the best radiator and cooling upgrades for your particular needs, please contact an Injected Performance representative who will be happy to assist you.