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I have a 66 impala SS 327-no air. heats up when parading or tight slow downtown traffic. Runs fine any other time. has the metal spacer and no fan shroud - looking to install a shoud to help it funnel air at low speeds - can not find one. - anyone have info on one close in size to fit up to my original recored radiator.
 

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Need to find a original small block fan shroud for a 65-66 Impala. It will bolt in where the original one was before someone removed it. Also your car probably came with a metal 4 blade fan. I would change it to a 6 or more blade clutch fan. I do not recommend a flex fan.
 

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Bill, If you have a 3 or 4 core radiator, do some measuring before you buy a clutch and fan. I couldn't get a clutch fan to fit between my 3 core and water pump on my 65 327. I had no choice but to go with a flex fan when I wanted to eliminate the heavy metal 5 blade stock fan. And I have seen used shrouds on EBay.
 

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You can make a shroud out of flat sheet metal that is rolled into a circle and riveted or welded togeter. If you could roll a bead in it that would stiffen the metal shroud (that is what the factory did). Then weld or rivet on two brackets of flat metal with a 90 degree brake to mount it.

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Is that what they do with those aftermarket shiny ones Dave? I've seen those or someone is making them and selling them...Most of the ones I've seen on e-bay are for 396/427 big blocks, would that fit? Thinking a welding shop could make one for not too many clams also....I bought a 4 cell and put in a new thermo....but my 65 needs one also...
 

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Small block shroud:

Impala Bob's sells repro small block shrouds, his part # 170001.

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If it did not have ac, I would think you would have a large spacer between radiator support and radiator moving radiator closer to fan, if you put a shroud in, one would think you would need the ac spacer? Not real sure on 66, 67 is that way, smaller being thicker front to rear.
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That is because the new board software finds every post you have not read before when you hit the new button. So unless you have been here since day one; expect to find a lot of old posts being dregged up.

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