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Old 03-31-12, 11:05 PM
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Repair, replace or custom?

Alright sometime today had the upper left corner of my radiator have the bracket come off (rest of bracket excluding top corner still attached) so now Im faced with a question. Should I repair it (probbly have a shop due it as my welding skills suck), repalce it with either my 2 spares of questionable quality (not even sure they hold pressure...) or a new one, and then the one Im pondering the most is to get a custom radiator made (if its a reasonable price). Main reasson Im considering the custom radiator is that per class rules (Spec7) I have to run factory material and flow direction along with mounting in stock location, but I can take and get a 3-4 core brass radiator and still be legal which should also help with my overheating.
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if you get the radiator rodded out they can reattach the bracket, its just brazed.

re; the over heating, what is the oil temp? high oil temps = high water temps. radiator condition? new or rodded out is important, they do clog up.

other things you can do, is seal the radiator to its shroud, tape or foam works. thermostat needs to be new, or removed with the bypass port plugged.
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