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Old 06-14-2007, 12:40 AM   #1
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Default My fun/headache for today.

Well, today was the day to replace the radiator, and do a tune-up on the Shadow. It is going along real well until I found my coolant leak on the radiator, and I thought for sure it was just a small leak, until I cam across this -




Then I pulled the valve covers to replace the gaskets, pretty clean for 250k -



And deleted the broken, heavy, discharged AC -


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I'm sure I should probably know this, but how does that happen to a radiator?
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Corrosion probs? I have seen pics of AC condensors do that in coastal areas.
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The fins corrode so bad (they are copper) that they corrode and disintigrate. To add onto that, I have 2 large cracks in the radiator tanks that leak badly when it warms up.
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LOL. wow. thats insane.
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Just fold up some aluminum foil and super glue it back in there!
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