[V8] new radiator price?

d saad dsaad at icehouse.net
Mon May 14 19:54:17 EDT 2007

In my case, the core is still good - quite good from what I can see, but
the plastic is cracked around where the nipple screws in for the overflow

> I took my OEM one in and the guy promptly broke off
the first couple of
> tabs
> for the end cap. He had
warned me about that. Said some are made with
> flexible metal,
some with brittle stuff. Anyhow, I'm curious how they add
> a
> core to an aluminum radiator. And, how do they find new endcaps?
> I have had plenty of brass ones rebuilt through the
years, and have had
> very
> good luck with them,
> Tony Hoffman
> -----
Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Schlueter"
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> To: "d saad"
<dsaad at icehouse.net>
> Cc: "v8q"
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> Sent: Monday, May 14, 2007 3:10 PM
> Subject: Re: [V8] new radiator price?
>>I got to my local radiator shop, they have done all my
>> rebuilding/cleaning, never had any issues and seem
to be better. I
>> always add 1-2 fins per inch on the
>> Andrew W. Schlueter
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