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Old 01-27-2010, 08:05 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Christ View Post
That's not true at all. The mechanic is only replacing the core entirely because he either doesn't know how/where to get the end tanks, or doesn't know how to replace them. This is quite common. In fact, 80% of "throw away" parts are still repairable. I do it alot.
I have looked into replacing the side tanks but usually the rad core is kinda crusty, not to mention I dont trust recrimping the tiny tabs that hold the tanks on.
Because we are big dumb redneck Americans and we only want V8s that thunder and use lots of gas pushing our empty Super Duties down the highway at 100 MPH in the fast lane while warming our butts in heated leather seats and chowing down on double quarter pounders and texting on our cell phones. We cant understand non-V8 engines because that ain't whut NASCAR uses...
Not this American.
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