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Old 12-01-2013, 07:36 PM   #1
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Radiator crack

I have a 2002 v6 and I just notice that my radiator has a crack on the black plastic side where the cap is. Its a bit lower under the cap. Is it worth it to get it fix or get a new one. It is plastic, so will it be fixible?
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You have to know how to plastic weld most radiator shops do not do this. Bought me a new one for $65.
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Or just use some JB weld until it craps out
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Just clean the surface first and toss this stuff on there or another 2 part epoxy style plastic welder.
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I have a 2002 v6 and I just notice that my radiator has a crack on the black plastic side where the cap is. Its a bit lower under the cap. Is it worth it to get it fix or get a new one. It is plastic, so will it be fixible?
A new OEM radiator should be less than $100. Don't take a chance on a temporary fix during the winter. Just replace it.
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A new OEM radiator should be less than $100. Don't take a chance on a temporary fix during the winter. Just replace it.
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Old 12-02-2013, 02:39 AM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback guys. Looks like I'll just replace it for a new one. Are the ones from eBay legit? Are they worth it because I saw a brand new one for like $70
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