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Old 04-09-2003, 08:30 PM   #11
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Unless RLD has learned how to **** green underneath my rad....then ya

Crazy cars....just goin thru the books here...I can't afford this damn work...oh well, I'll see what happens....stupid bills
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I hope you are right about your first overflow point. There was a small pool in the frame. Probably overflow becuase the dripping has not been consistant. I intend to keep an eye on it. Thanks for the eye-opener

Fingers crossed again...heheh
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Just check your clamps! I bet one may hace looosen off during the servicing.
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Was it overflow or do you actually have a leak??
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Been checkin everything...no leaks...must have been overflow.

Whew... :o I'm glad that was it. I'll keep checkin tho, the weather is slowly improving, so almost time to get right under and have a real look
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hehe good luck with that hope you dont have any leaks.........
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I have had such terrribl luck with my coolant systems. The frost plug blowout, the fried thermostat, the dead coolant temp gage, the last thing I needed was a hole in my radiator.

I need a hole in the rad like a need a hole in the head So far the leaking (or dripping)has ceased.

I'll keep you all up to speed
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Well, I drove the car pretty heavily last night, hard accels and hard stops etc. Well, this morning I found a few drops of coolant on the driveway. Hmmm, could it be from hard driving?? I wouldn't think so..

Anyway, I looked underneath and the bottom of my rad is pretty corroded. I'd say time for a new one. Any ideas on how much that will run me for my car?
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Anyone have a rad change on their 87-91 model?

Any ideas on how much?
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I dont know how much they go for but I would suggest checking the junkyards before buying it retail. You would save alot money doing it that way Id say at least $75 easy.


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