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Mercedes 190E 2.3-16/2.5-16 Aluminum High-Performance Radiator

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The Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II brought Mercedes-Benz its first DTM title in 1992. This win cemented the 190E's place in automotive history and further fueled th...
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BUILD QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE IS GREAT
“Used these radiators to keep my track Porsche cool and also my supercharged E39 in check. Build quality and performance is great, so much so that I've got the engine oil cooler, DCT cooler, power steering cooler and radiator for my E92 M3”
Ryan Stewart
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Product Description

The Mercedes 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II brought Mercedes-Benz its first DTM title in 1992. This win cemented the 190E's place in automotive history and further fueled the Mercedes BMW rivalry. It is hard to say if the 190E is better than the E30 M3, but these days it is just as desirable. With more people seeking to restore these German classics, the major roadblock can be the radiator which Mercedes no longer makes. CSF was able to procure one of the original radiators and design a new All-Aluminum OEM+ version. This new radiator from CSF is made with the exacting standards of purists seeking to restore their 190E. In addition, the High-Performance core gives the cooling performance needed for enthusiasts who plan to use their 190E in motorsports or simply enjoy a lot of spirted driving.

The Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 / 2.5-16 (with factory equipped A/C) Radiator development began when a Mercedes specialty shop reached out to CSF. FlieBen had been looking for a quality radiator option since Mercedes discontinued the originals and naturally turned to "The Cooling Experts". CSF is also working with FlieBen on development of a radiator for the 190E 2.3-16 / 2.5-16 without factory equipped A/C.

The original OE radiator from Mercedes was a plastic tank with a single row aluminum core design. While this is generally accepted as good quality and durable, heat exchanger technology has progressed significantly over the decades since these cars were released. Older high-performance vehicles require the best possible cooling systems and can greatly benefit from improved cooling efficiency. Anyone who has restored/updated a classic car knows the value of having updated parts that are as efficient as possible.

The CSF radiator features a 2-Row 42mm aluminum core that not only increases the fluid capacity of the radiator, but also improves the cores ability to dissipate heat. CSF's Exclusive B-Tube Technology increases the heat transfer by approximately 15% over regular oval welded tubes. With nearly double the number of cooling fins and tubes the CSF Radiator will outperform the OEM unit by a significant margin. In addition, the super-efficient multi-louvered fins maximize airflow through the core for the best possible performance. The radiator mounts in the factory location and requires no modifications or cutting. The TIG-Welded 100% All Aluminum construction increases the overall strength of the radiator. This improves durability and longevity so you can be confident it will hold up to hard driving conditions.

The 190E 2.3-16 and 2.5-16 both originally came equipped with a clutch style mechanical fan. While these old school fans function just fine, many owners like to upgrade to modern electrical fans. To make this conversion easier, CSF includes mounting brackets that work with 16 inch SPAL fans. Both the low profile SPAL #30100400 and medium profile SPAL #30101516 will bolt onto the brackets. Please note you will need a fan controller (not included) to use an electric fan on the 190E.

For those interested in removing their factory AC condenser in favor of an oil cooler, CSF added threaded bolt inserts (M8 x 1.25) for mounting an oil cooler. You'll need to fabricate your own brackets, but we recommend using the CSF #8110 (Dual-Pass) or 8111 (Single-Pass) Universal Oil Cooler. This is mainly targeted towards track/race applications. However, anyone who has already removed or plans to remove the factory AC system can benefit from a larger oil cooler.

Features

  • 2-Row, 42mm Ultra-High-Performance Dual Pass Core
  • Cooling Tubes with CSF's Exclusive B-Tube Technology
  • 6.5mm Tall Ultra Efficient Fins with a Multi-Louvered Design for Maximum Surface Area Contact
  • CNC Machined Mounting Brackets and OEM Style Inlet/Outlet
  • 100% All Aluminum TIG-Welded Construction
  • Satin Finish
  • True Plug-and-Play "Drop-in Fit" Installation Requires Absolutely No Modifications
  • Individually Leak and Pressure Tested
  • Includes CNC Cut Fan Mounting Brackets for a 16 inch SPAL Fan (Low Profile SPAL Fan PN: 30100400 - Medium Profile SPAL Fan PN: 30101516)
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty

Applications

  • 1986-1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 - 2.3L L4

OEM Part Numbers

  • Mercedes-Benz: A2015005303
  • Mercedes-Benz: A201 500 5303
  • Mercedes-Benz: 2015005303
  • Mercedes-Benz: 201 500 5303

Shipping Information

Same-day shipping for in-stock items when ordered before 2PM. UK delivery via DPD next day and European & Rest of World deliveries are carried out by DHL. 

Returns & Guarantee

2 years warranty on CSF products. 14-day no quibble returns. See our warranty & returns pages for more information. 

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BUILD QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE IS GREAT
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BUILD QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE IS GREAT

“Used these radiators to keep my track Porsche cool and also my supercharged E39 in check. Build quality and performance is great, so much so that I've got the engine oil cooler, DCT cooler, power steering cooler and radiator for my E92 M3”
 Ryan Stewart
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frequently asked questions

Does this radiator require any modifications to fit?

Unless noted in the listing, this radiator does not require any modifications to be made to fit.

Is this radiator in-stock?

We keep 1000s of radiators, intercoolers, cores and other cooling products in-stock at any one time. If you urgently require a product please message the team prior to ordering to confirm stock availability.

What is the installation procedure?

Installation is the reverse of removal. Installation will require some competence and skills to carry out . Manufacturers provide paid access to manuals whereby you can find detailed instructions on how to replace radiators, the tools required and any other specific notes.

I don’t want to fit myself, can you fit it for me?

Yes we have fitting facilities at our Southampton facility and throughout our specialist dealer network in the UK and Europe.

What coolant do you recommend using?

We recommend using the manufacturer specified with our radiators.
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Mercedes 190E 2.3-16/2.5-16 Aluminum High-Performance Radiator

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