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04-22-2012, 01:12 PM #1
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I have a crack in my 85 chevy's plastic radiator tank what do i need to use to fix the crack if its possible at all????
04-25-2012, 09:21 AM #2
Unfortunately, if you're going to fix that radiator, the whole tank will have to be replaced. It was a common problem on those trucks. Any radiator shop can replace the tank for you, but you will be money ahead just to buy a new radiator for it. Be sure to shop around because prices can vary greatly. I've bought some radiators from e-bay.
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04-30-2012, 01:23 PM #3
Yup. New radiator is the solution. This will give you a warranty and some piece of mind. It can be installed in a morning by most DIYERs2010 Chevy Silverado Z71 ext cab.4x4
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04-30-2012, 04:18 PM #4
04-30-2012, 04:23 PM #5
JB Weld is good for limping home (I keep some in my truck for this) but should not be considered a permanent fix. As the others have said, poney up for a new radiator...
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