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Old 08-25-2012, 04:23 PM   #1
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Replaced my Cracked Radiator

My original radiator finally got a hairline crack on top of the plastic tank. It gave me 130,000 miles of service which seems good for being in a Jeep that gets twisted on occasion. I replaced it with another one from NAPA. Easy job.

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Old 08-25-2012, 04:30 PM   #2
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What did you pay for the new one?

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Old 08-25-2012, 04:41 PM   #3
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Auto zone has them for $149.00
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:47 PM   #4
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Did you replace the water pump too? I just got the whole set up with rad.,water pump,thermostat,gaskets, hoses, cap and clamps. just waiting on a good day to do..
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:55 PM   #5
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It was $165. I had just replaced the cap, water pump, hoses and thermostat about a month ago.
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Old 08-25-2012, 04:59 PM   #6
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I think i paid like 180 at advance auto but it's all f***ed up now. Like the fins are bent from various encounters with fan shroud, t stat replacement and such. It still works and keeps my jeep at 210. Is there any point in replacing it again just because some fins are messed up even though it still works?
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:06 PM   #7
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Cool, I take it everything changed out smoothly?
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:28 PM   #8
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Smooth as silk.

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