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New Radiator - What to go with?

BakeTheTank

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Hey Guys,

Had a coolant problem with my car last week, turns out the side tank on radiator has blown and I need a full Radiator replacement. The Mechanic has quoted me 270 for the radiator and 350 total to be fitted.

Since its the side tank, does anyone know:

- Do I need just the radiator? or the full kit?

I checked out Ebay and I know ebay has some quality and non-quality stuff on there, and found a few cheap ones. Should I just go with the safe bet of the mechanic OR should I buy the Radiator from Ebay?
 

Coast_Calais

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Price for radiator seems pretty standard, but the labour is a bit expensive....

Buy a service manual for your car, and do the change yourself.
Very cheap, very easy to do...
 

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id call all the general car shops global, repco etc and get the best price and change it yourself i did mine myself and only cost 220 with coolant, they are pretty easy to change.
 

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You Can always just buy the radiator then pay someone to fit it. I do the same thing tyres, buy them in sydney, Ship them, then a tyre place to fit them, i save about $200 for 4 tyres and have 3 places employed for work lol
 
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