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Old 12-05-2010, 11:52 PM
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After having uncrimped the radiator side panels, and having seen how pristine looking the inner tubes are, I'm positive the radiator could be rather easily rebuilt with the right equipment and side panels.

- You un-crimp
- You put on two new side panels with new rubber gaskets
- You re-crimp
- You test for leakage

As an xref, Spokane540ia who installed a Bosch radiator, will look up for us what the scoop is on rebuilding BMW E39 radiators.

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