[V8] No don't everyone run out and buy them..

sdewitt at stx.rr.com sdewitt at stx.rr.com
Fri Oct 12 14:10:20 PDT 2007

Being I'm in Texas and your probably somewhere far away I'll take your word for it.
I wasn't flaming these rads, it's just been my experience, and knowing my luck I got every rad from a bad bunch or something.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: cobram at juno.com 
Date: Friday, October 12, 2007 3:47 pm 
Subject: Re: [V8] No don't everyone run out and buy them.. 
To: sdewitt at stx.rr.com 
Cc: v8 at audifans.com 

> Come on by and I'll show you a few. I never had a problem with 
> them, the 
> type 44's all have/had Modines. The 5KS went to the big Autobahn 
> in the 
> sky (Chris Semple) with a 15 year old copper/brass Modine that was 
> stillsolid, have had one in the 200TQA for a decade now, and as I 
> stated in 
> the other post am running 2 GoDans in the V8Q's with no 
> complaints. Good 
> ole Prestone green in the entire fleet too. 
> The 90Q came with one when I bought it; I personally prefer the 
> failuremode of the brass/copper radiator over the plastic. Most 
> of the time the 
> plastic will just blow out a chunk O plastic with a catastrophic 
> failure,the brass variety will fail as a very slow leak, and you 
> can keep driving 
> the car for weeks/months with an occasional top off till you get 
> aroundto changing the radiator. 
> BCNU, 
> http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/ 
> I live on a one-way street that's also a dead end. I'm not sure 
> how I got 
> here, or how I'm going to get out. 
> sdewitt at stx.rr.com writes: 
> > I have yet to see an aftermarket copper cored radiator that 
> didn't 
> > sprout streams after 6 months of use, and I've been through a 
> half 
> > dozen of them on type 44's and V8's 

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