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Date registered: Oct 2002
Vehicle: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb
Location: Los Angeles / Altadena
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WANTED: 250 S/SE W108 Radiator, trans cooler, oil cooler
I'm transplanting a 1968 W108 280S engine / trans into 1967 W108 250S body and also some of the accessories. The 250S came without engine, trans, radiator, etc. I have discovered that the radiator from the 280S is sized for an entirely different opening than the opening in the 250S. I am looking for suggestions as to what to do. I can either:
a) find a 1967 250 S / SE and salvage the parts (difficult but not impossible to find)
b) modify the 250 S to have a bigger opening (which I don't want to do given that the car is not going to be re-painted
c) have something built???
Currently: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb, 1965 300SE Lang, 1971 280SE parts car, 1972 Alfa GTV, 1965 Alfa Duetto, 1993 BMW R100R
Past: 1971 250 C, 1985 300 TD, 1967 250 S, 1968 280 S,1981 300 D, 1982 280CE, 3 Facel Vegas, Borgward Isabella Coupe, Alfa 2600 Sprint, Volvo P1900 (yes), numerous less interesting Volvos, ...