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Old 03-14-2005, 03:55 PM   #1
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Which coach manufacturers build a pusher with a side radiator??


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Which coach manufacturers build a pusher with a side radiator??


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Old 03-14-2005, 05:09 PM   #3
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Almost all of them. Mostly in the larger engines. Mine is a 455 hp and has side rad.
My experience has been the 300-350 hp size usually are rear radiator.
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Old 03-14-2005, 05:23 PM   #4
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Check out Alpine Coach. All models have the radiator on the side, even their 34 footer with a base 400 hp ISL. That one must go like stink!
They build their own chassis, put together like an over-the-road diesel tractor.

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Old 03-14-2005, 05:44 PM   #5
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Tiffin's Allegro Bus comes with a side radiator while the Phaeton comes with a rear radiator. I really like the side radiator. It stays cleaner and it's a whole lot easy to access the engine compartment. The side radiator was one of my "must haves" when looking for a coach. Newmar also runs side radiators on the Dutch Star and Mountain Aire, but not the Kountry Star. I'm pretty sure that all of the 2004 and up Vectras and Horizons are now side radiator also but the Meridian and Journey are still rears.
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Old 03-23-2005, 05:12 PM   #6
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My Vectra has a side rad and I was tALking to a service mgr the other day and he was commenting on how much higher repair bills are when his mechanics have to remove a rear rad to get to the engine,
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Old 03-23-2005, 08:09 PM   #7
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My '96 Monaco w/250HP Cummins has the side radiator and I think the new ones do,also (Roadmaster chassis).
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Old 03-24-2005, 07:39 AM   #8
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My 02 Monaco Knight has a rear rad. Of course it's an entry level pusher, with a 260hp cummins.

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Our beast has a side rad!
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All Foretravels since '94/95 (mebbe even earlier) have a side radiator,,, and the Newell's as well
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Monaco Windsor with 350 has side rad
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In the 2018 Newmar line, all DPís are side radiator except Ventana and Ventana LE.
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All brands have side radiators, and the higher priced coaches, are more likely to have them.
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Our 2004 Itasca Horizon with 400hp Cummins is side radiator. Priority when I was looking

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