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Old 05-12-2008, 07:29 PM   #1
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Does anyone know where to get a cheap radiator panel? I found this one on ebay but feel it is way to much for a piece of sheet metal.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BeatR...spagenameZWD1V
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:43 PM   #2
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do a search on cr.net for garage star, i got a radiator shroud and a shroud for the high pressure zone between the engine bay and interior for 100$
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Old 05-12-2008, 07:45 PM   #3
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Just make your own Cheech!!! It's not that hard, btw, where the **** are you located? Maybe there is a Piedmont Plastics near you, pick up some ABS for fairly cheap, it looks good, works good, and is not that expensive and has many many uses...
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Does moss still sell that $40 stainless one? That's what I run and it works fine.
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Old 05-12-2008, 09:02 PM   #5
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begi or corksport.
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:21 PM   #6
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DIY...I just made a really shitty/but still functional one out of a sheet of aluminum from HD. Take the plastic one thats on there now, trace it on the alum, and cut with some sheers or a dremel or whatever...It's easy, took all of 20min...Thought I saw a post on here recently someone did the same thing...but HIS looked nice

Personally, its just to hold me over till I do my ABS undertray...I'm using the leftover for this and possibly a fan shroud (research pending)
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:59 PM   #7
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^^^^What he said, just DIY. I bought a small piece of sheet metal from home depot for like $6. I copied the plastic one already on the car and extended it like 2" back so it backs up against the radiator. I put some stickers on it so it doesn't look bad at all. Save yourself $100!
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25 dollars....

go nuts


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want to make me one =)
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Old 05-13-2008, 12:54 AM   #10
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I just got the TDR one for my birthday from my ex. Looks super nice.

I don't know why everyone doesn't have one. It cleans up the engine bay like 500%, and they're functional.

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Old 05-13-2008, 01:10 PM   #11
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Wait is there suppose to be a plastic one on the 1.6, as you can see on mine I have nothing.

http://i270.photobucket.com/albums/j...a/IMG_0980.jpg
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The OEM plastic ones didn't show up until later.
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Yea thats seems to be the one to get
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