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Is there a kit o replace the WWWWWWWWW fins in the radiator

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by mofugly13, Sep 30, 2006.

  1. mofugly13

    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    I have been having cooling issues lately and while trying to get all the crud/bugs out of the radiator, I noticed that all the WWWWWWWWWWWWWW fins are corroded and are falling out, there are already quite a few missing from the front row. Is there a kit that I could get and just knock all the old ones out and install new, or is this something only a shop can do?
     
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    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    Ha, fokker! I went through that ebay listing three times looking for just the fins until I realized what you meant. My Rad is only 4 years old and has had nothing but coolant and distilled H2O in it, but I guess I'll have to spring for a new one.
     
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    The fins themselves aren't don't receive any coolant or anything, unless you are developing leaks, maybe it was just a bad radiator from the start. I can't imagine what would make them start corroding that fast, 20 year old radiators don't even do that.
     
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