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Old 06-08-2011, 09:37 AM   #1
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Question Radiator advice

Okay, so the original radiator let go after 13yrs so it's time for a new one. Stock rads are easy enough to come by and for relatively cheap but we're down here in south Texas and have already passed 100 degrees several times already and looking at a lot more to come. We're looking at aluminum rads and want some advice on manufacturers. I read some reviews on Mishimoto and lots of folks have said the welds break after a year or two. (Only nice thing is their lifetime warranty.) Is there a better rad out there that will last? Thx.
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Old 06-11-2011, 09:02 PM   #2
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I would have to say check american muscle, they have good high performance radiators
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Old 06-12-2011, 08:23 AM   #3
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Re: Radiator advice

Not sure about the different ones or not but just wanted to share my two cents. I just changed my radiator a couple of months ago and wanted to share with you some things I wish I had done better. 1. When you remove the 2 transmission cooling lines immediately seal them not to lose any transmission fluid. This will not only help you in the long run but prevent a huge mess. 2. Do not use that 50/50 antifreeze (complete waste of money), get the full strength A/F especially for your temps. 3. Changing the radiator was very easy and I really had no problems, I got mine off EBAY for 82.50 dollars and it has a lifetime warranty as well. http://http://www.am-autoparts.com/F...n=ShopzillaNew
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Re: Radiator advice

yea they usually have a shelf live of 8-10 years so you are due.
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