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Re: New radiator for '86 Coupe GT
>because the radiators on these cars use plastic tanks and he can't get them
>to seal perfectly (if at all) when reinstalling them. Anyone else have any
>experience with doing this?
Well, neither my father's nor my radiator is plastic. I don't know which
models are, and which aren't, but I would guess that all 4K & Coupe models
have all aluminum radiators (or at least '85 and earlier cars do).
Apparently the "new" way is to use plastic/etc radiators that are just
kinda "press-fit/crimped" together. Cheaper (to make if not to sell to
us...) and lighter.
Given how well Audi's other "plastic" parts survive the years, this does
not fill me with confidence!