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Old 03-19-2014, 08:32 PM   #41
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Noticed a whiff of sweet coolant odor when I got home today. Walked inside to put my stuff down, came back outside, saw a faint trickle on the carport floor. Popped the hood and found this:



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Old 03-19-2014, 08:59 PM   #42
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Noticed a whiff of sweet coolant odor when I got home today. Walked inside to put my stuff down, came back outside, saw a faint trickle on the carport floor. Popped the hood and found this:



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Old 03-19-2014, 10:11 PM   #43
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Remove radiator, and JB weld that ****!
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Old 03-25-2014, 09:59 PM   #44
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New radiator arrived today. Install went pretty smoothly. Typical stuff, had to enlarge the fan mounting holes in order to get them lined up. The radiator hoses I ordered did not match at all so I reused the old ones, but they felt pretty good still.

I really need to buy a daily driver soon.
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Old 03-25-2014, 11:22 PM   #45
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Also, I forgot to leave the radiator cap off and let it warm up with the cap on. I did remove it about 10 minutes in and tried to burp the upper hose as best I could. And the fans never came on. I double checked both were plugged in. The temp gauge never got higher than normal operating temp so I didn't really think it was an issue. Outside temp was around 45* so it didn't strike me as odd. Should one of the fans come on after idling for a good 15-20 minutes?
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Pregnant wife and a newborn put the car on a backburner for a while but things are about to start happening.







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