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Leaking radiator.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by blackwatertaco, Apr 6, 2010.

  1. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:20 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Some of ya'll know I just bought me a 1990 5.0 mustang. Well my radiator just sprung a leak on the bottom. Have any of ya'll used the "radiator stop leak"??? or just JB welded one up?

    :eek:
     
  2. Apr 6, 2010 at 9:48 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    ............
     
  3. Apr 6, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Nope....

    I've seen someone drop an egg (raw) in the radiator as a trail repair. Worked amazingly well to hold the fluids and get the rig back to the parking lot.

    Honestly??

    I would avoid using that stuff unless you're strapped for cash and can't afford to buy a new radiator and have it installed. Most radiators are easy to replace.... depending on the vehicle.
     
  4. Apr 6, 2010 at 10:06 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    I have no problem replaceing the radiator...Im just having a hard time finding a used one that dosen't leak.

    Im trying to be cheap for a few months so I can build my 347 stroker.
     
  5. Apr 6, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    mountainwolfpup

    mountainwolfpup Ford Guy (Formerly known as a Toyota Guy)

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    First month of ownership... This month I'm removing front air dam, and also Rhino lining the bed.
    I've used JB Weld. Works great. Will last for awhile until you can get it replaced.
     
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