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Rad leaking

Postby collins_15207 » Fri Jun 08, 2012 6:43 pm

Just bought a 154 and rad is leaking. Looking like a needle in a hay field to find a replacement. Is there any comparable rad that can shoe horn in or is re-core my only bet? Im ready to give JB Weld a try. $415 for re-core, little steep.
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Re: Rad leaking

Postby Bob McCarty » Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:02 pm

Messick's shows a new radiator for $668. :shock: If you have a shop nearby that can recore, they may be able to solder the leak shut unless that radiator is already shot.

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Re: Rad leaking

Postby bob in CT » Fri Jun 08, 2012 10:16 pm

If the leak is in just one tube, block it off top and bottom.
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Re: Rad leaking

Postby Clint Carter » Fri Jun 08, 2012 11:54 pm

Boss Hog is Parting out a good running one you might want to try him, He is a member here
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Re: Rad leaking

Postby Landreo » Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:28 am

Hamilton Bob may have some, for small pinpoint leaks you may try stop leak. Do not use the silicate type.
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Re: Rad leaking

Postby collins_15207 » Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:03 pm

Thanks, JB Weld took care of it. I dont think my rad guy even looked at it!
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