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Old 09-04-2011, 08:42 PM   #1
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My radiator has a cool leak in it and i need to do something with this front end so i dont die in one hit in the next race.

any ideas that dont necessarily require welding?



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Your cooling system is under pressure, so fixing that is going to be tough without welding or just throwing another radiator in it. On Mythbusters they threw in some raw eggs to seal it up. Good luck! BTW your car is trashed...LOL
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hahaha yea i know the last race i was in banged her up pretty good lol i thought about throwing an egg in there, if all else fails ill run without front protection and just do one hose circulating water through the engine. thats usually our last resort. im looking to get some reinforcement on the front end since i dont have REAL bumpers on this thing.. damn asians
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For some reason, I think pepper in the rad can also help plug a leak. As for protection, can you build some type of reinforcement, like a steel tube going through two plates bolted to the chassis? Or is that against regulations?
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i can have 2" of radiator protection, i have some bars and a chop saw but i dont want to have to have someone weld them, im looking for ways to reinforce without welding lol, im thinking chains
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Chop off the junk for some weight reduction and bolt some reinforcement bars up. I bet you could loose 10-15 lbs of weight up front. Make sure you bleed the cooling system once you get it plugged.
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yea ill probably just bolt something, sounds like the best option.. after this last race im scrapping this for something better.. with REAL bumpers and is american... lol
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a raw egg..pepper and a half can of beer always worked in my cousins demo cars to seal a leak
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Please tell me it isn't a 1996 Buick LeSabre Custom..
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as i type this my buddy is demoing a 88-89 PAU..who knows how he did lol
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