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Old 02-28-2011, 12:11 AM   #1
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radiator opinion

need a new radiator and was wondering....what would be the best buy? really didnt wanna spend $500 but dont really wanna replace it again so def not going for a stock replacement.....any ideas

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Old 02-28-2011, 07:01 AM   #2
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Most every auto parts store has factory replacement with lifetime warranty the problem is that they are imports I know cause I have one but it works for now. You can search the internet and find an all copper radiator or like you said a $500 all aluminum one. Like I said the one I got from napa works for now and wasn't that much money.

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Old 02-28-2011, 07:16 AM   #3
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Lifetime warranty used to mean a it was made to last a lifetime.

Now it means you get a free replacement when it fails, and you get to do the work.

And that is only if you save the purchase documents.
Patience is a waste of time...
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Old 02-28-2011, 07:26 AM   #4
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I will not waste the time on a plastic factory replacement just didn't wanna spend to much more then $300 at most
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Old 02-28-2011, 10:30 AM   #5
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I bought a factory replacement with the lifetime warranty for $169. I figured if the original radiator lasted 140k that the replacement should last until I'm ready to sell the jeep in a couple years.
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Old 03-04-2011, 05:37 AM   #6
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