Chinese radiator

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  1. HarleyGA

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    Well I can't tell you 100% as to that one's quality, but back when I bought my 77 Comet a few years ago, there was a member here that had a run of them made in China. I bought one of the last he had, it's been on the job now for about 6-7 years without a problem. At this point in time, you're pretty limited as to what's out there as a replacement. Mine cost me about the same as the one you linked to and that was what a new brass unit cost at the local Advance Auto store back then.
     
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    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    As with anything made in China, I wouldn't expect it to last forever.
     
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    garrettmuir1227 (Almost) Certified to Work on Your Porsche

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    ihaver the GPI radiator in mine (also from china, also very inexpensive) and i love it. all the welding looks above par, and i havent yet had a problem with it.
     
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    Might as well get a champion radiator around the same price
     
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    I brought an eagle radiator with electric fan of a bay from California 229.00. Its keeping my
    349 cool I have no problem with it he keeps it cool
     
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    bmcdaniel Senile Member

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    And if you shop around, I got my new Griffin aluminum radiator of a guy on ebay for $140.
    Edit: The radiator in the link says it has a 1.50" outlet, should be 1.750".
     
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