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If you don't want anything to do with radiator repair, please delete.
I know there were several boos and hisses when I posted about the (VW\Audi)
radiator repair kit, but I still think some will find this useful--here's an
I've put about 50mi so far on this repair, which admittedly is not a lot,
but so far it is holding up, no leaks. The thermostat has cycled at least 3
times that I noticed.
Although the quick drying epoxy that comes with the kit is a PIA, it's
fairly simple to use.
I recommend a small fine-toothed hack saw, sandpaper and\or dremel tool with
sanding drum for this repair, to clean up jagged edges for a good mating
surface and also to rough up the plastic so the epoxy adheres.
I may find myself replacing my radiator anyway for AR and OC reasons, but in
the mean time, the low $18US repair cost keeps the car on the road and fends
off another spousal H-car purchase.
> > The top of my radiator neck broke off too, and left me with about 1/2
> > where I can clamp the hose to. Its been working fine, but do you think
> > should replace it with another one?
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