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Old 02-01-2011, 11:12 AM   #1
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Replacement cooling system parts....help

im gunna buy a new radiator, thermostat, thermostat housing, water pump and gaskets for $182 and wha...it with shipping included. i dont plan on running the jeep crazy and go rock climbing and stuff like that so i decided to opt for the direct replacement. i got all this stuff from partsgeek.com. is this a good deal? it semas to be pretty good. oh and with someone with normal engine maintenance common sense, is it easy to replace all this stuff by myself? thanks again and im liking this forum alot better than my old car's forum

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Old 02-01-2011, 11:26 AM   #2
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im gunna buy a new radiator, thermostat, thermostat housing, water pump and gaskets for $182 and wha...it with shipping included. i dont plan on running the jeep crazy and go rock climbing and stuff like that so i decided to opt for the direct replacement. i got all this stuff from partsgeek.com. is this a good deal? it semas to be pretty good. oh and with someone with normal engine maintenance common sense, is it easy to replace all this stuff by myself? thanks again and im liking this forum alot better than my old car's forum
I payed more than that just for the radiator soo yeah i gues is a great price. Yeah its pretty easy i did themmyself and iam not a expert. Just remeber use distiller water with the 50/50 mix. And make sure u get all the old gasket off. And i was told not to sand the area soo just scrap off. I usrd the stcker remover blade. And be careful not to over tight the water pump and tgermostat housing bolts they seem pretty prone to breakage. Good luck. Not to forget before u install the water pump make sure its blades are in the same dorection like yout old one. Some say tgey come reversed and then your cooling system turns into a heating system. Hehe.

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Old 02-01-2011, 11:38 AM   #3
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nice... ill do what i can do. im sure if i need help, ya'll can help me out step by step. thanks again
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