US Radiator Chevrolet Truck, 1948-54 6 Cyl Radiator




Walton Fabrication has used many radiators over the years. We have found that the best on the market are from US Radiator. All US Radiators are made in the USA using premium domestic materials.


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Country of Manufacture United States
Make / Model Chevy Truck
Year(s) 1948-54
Engine 6 Cyl
Notes 1/2 Ton – 3/4 Ton, Special Brackets For More Clearence w/ Later 6 Cyl Conversions
Material Copper/Brass
Available Cores Standard Efficiency

High Efficiency

Core Size 22-1/2 x 20-1/2
Available Rows 3,4
Cooler Size 6×1/8 NPT
Flow Type Downflow
Inlet Size 1-1/4″
Outlet Size 1-1/2″

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Standard Efficiency Core Part Numbers

Part Number Factory Air Rows Cooler Core Thickness MSRP
080081SNN N/A 3 No 2
080081ANN N/A 3 Yes 2
080081SND N/A 4 No 2-5/8
080081AND N/A 4 Yes 2-5/8

High Efficiency Core Part Numbers

Part Number Factory Air Rows Cooler Core Thickness
080081SNNZ N/A 3 No 2
080081ANNZ N/A 3 Yes 2
080081SNDZ N/A 4 No 2-5/8
080081ANDZ N/A 4 Yes 2-5/8

Four distinctive performance core designs to handle stock and “hard-to-cool” applications

Standard Automotive Core: Based on 60’s style core with 1/2” tubes on 9/16” centers; the standard automotive core units are drop-in, stock replacements. Made from all new material they offer the highest quality for your stock application. Available in Normal Duty, Heavy Duty and Desert Cooler styles.

High Efficiency “Desert Cooler” Aluminum Core: Our Desert Cooler Aluminum cores are constructed with 2 row 1” tubes on 3/8″ centers. These are all aluminum cores without any epoxies or glues. The offer comparable heat transfer to any 2 row aluminum radiator in the market and are also available with our Tripleflow™ style.

High Efficiency Copper/Brass Core: Copper 80’s style core with 1/2” tubes on 3/8” centers. Increased cooling efficiency without modifications to car. 4 row High Efficiency offers more cooling efficiency than aluminum cores due to tubes on 3/8” centers. Copper/brass construction to ensure dependability. Available in Normal Duty, Heavy Duty, Desert Cooler and Tripleflow™ styles.


Note, an auxillary transmission cooler is required for all AT applications and the inlet/outlet must be on opposite sides of the radiator.


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Automatic, Manual / Standard

Radiator Core Row Count

3 Row, 4 Row

Radiator Core

Standard Core, High Efficiency Core

Year Make Model
Year Make Model
1948 - 1951 Chevrolet Pick Up Truck
1952 Chevrolet
1953 - 1954 Chevrolet Pick Up Truck