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Old 01-25-2010, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Mack View Post
How many miles you got on her?
83916 miles.

Thanks for letting me know where the "classic" break is; I will check where the rubber meets the plastic and write back what I find.

I know it will eventually need replacing (based on this thread and others); however, like others, I also must wonder if the obviously better 600-dollar all-metal radiator is worth it to replace the cheaper plastic radiator (depends on their respective "true" costs).

Not knowing which way I'll go, certainly I would feel safer with the aluminum radiator but we'll have to see if we can find a better price comparison to the OEM or OE (I haven't done that yet as I'm just trying to figure out WHERE to look first to see IF I already have a problem).

PS: I don't need more problems right now, trust me.

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