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Re: radiator replacement - thanks.

At 20:29 99-09-20 -0400, rochow@pixelmagic.com wrote:

>Now, I've found an aftermarket heater valve that's mostly
>metal, but 2/3 of the water passage is plastic. Is that how
>they all are, or should I look around for an all-metal one?

For a little laugh at someone's expense:
Yesterday a co-worker of mine asked me to take a look at his recently
acquired old Mercedes 300D which suddenly refused to turn over. The no
start problem turned out to be sticking solenoid, but poking under the hood
I noticed a shiny, metal _manual_ valve installed as a heater valve. Yes,
the type you can get from plumber's supply store :-) Want to have heat?
Pull over, open the hood and turn the valve :-) 

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 5KT