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replacement radiator recommendatoins

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by cr500taco, Apr 13, 2013.

  1. Apr 13, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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    cr500taco

    cr500taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Tried searching for this, but didn't have any luck.

    I need to replace the radiator on my '97 3.4L 4WD auto. I haul a dirt bike and tow a pop up trailer with it. Wondering where and what you guys recommend to get?
     
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  2. Apr 13, 2013 at 2:27 PM
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    A radiator that does not leak ;).
     
  3. Apr 13, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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    Thanks for the tip.
     
  4. Apr 13, 2013 at 2:47 PM
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    Nirvana

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    Not sure if one brand is better than the other or not. As long as it's OEM or equivalent I say go for it? Napa, Carquest, Performance Radiator.
     
  5. Apr 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM
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    tacomanave

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    In all seriousness, I agree with at least oem, if not a little larger if it fits due to the towing
     
  6. Apr 13, 2013 at 8:54 PM
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    cr500taco

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    I'm checking out the size specs. I definitely don't want to get one smaller. Haven't had a problem towing with the OEM radiator.
     
  7. Apr 13, 2013 at 9:01 PM
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    cr500taco

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    Thanks, I'll look into those. Noticed you mentioned Performance Radiator. When I googled Tacoma radiators, they were the first to pop up in the search. I've never heard of them. Not a bad price, plus they offer free shipping and I like their warranty.
     
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