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have hairline crack radiator gen 111

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by gazzabrizz, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. gazzabrizz

    gazzabrizz New Member

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    have just noticed a hairline crack on radiator in my hsv gen 111 . it is on top drivers side where the upper radiator hose goes in . my question is can this be welded to be fixed or do i need to replace whole radiator . im running out of dollars so im a little concerned at the expense . its just ahairline crack . is there a glue or something maybe . [silly question???}dont know.
     
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    Take it to a radiator shop and get them to change the end tank. They buy them for about 10 bucks, so ask for a price first and be wary. Usually they remove both tanks and clean the core as a standard practice. You only get a couple of shots with the commodore radiators, as the alloy tabs that hold the tanks on fatigue and break off after a couple of tank changes. Good Luck.
     
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    the rest of it will be brittle as well
    my old mans wh had the same thing
    you can pick new ones up on ebay for $149
     

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