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Old 05-17-2010, 03:56 PM   #1
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So my radiator started leaking today, so what are my options for a new one? Should I just use a stock replacement?
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Old 05-17-2010, 04:46 PM   #2
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If you haven't been having issues with cooling, might as well stay stock. I've been more than pleased with my all metal radiatorbarn replacement. Cheaper than stock and much better build than OEM.

Hmm, not sure why but they only offer plastic tanked version for the NB, and it's only like $85, the all metal for the NA is $155. I don't suppose NA and NB can be swapped out... just an idea. Might be better options out there, but it seems this is the best price for a quality OE replacement. Plus they all come with lifetime warranty and free shipping. Hard deal to beat.
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+1 on www.radiatorbarn.com

I went with the twin row automatic radiator though.
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My gay iPhone won't let me select my year and make on radiatorbarn, I'll try when I get home. Thanks for the link guys!
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stock is super cheap. 87 bux
all aluminum is pricey at 283
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Unless you get the CXRacing one I picked up mine for 130$ install went great and works well + it's shiny!
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I like my Mishimoto. But others have had issues with them I think.
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FWIW, I'm running a 30 dollar ebay radiator that's slightly bigger than stock with lower temps.
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No problems with my Mishimoto.
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I've got a Koyo for sale in the FS section that would be nice in your car. [/whoring]

Its been over twelve hours, maybe I should drop my price.
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I got a koyo and have no problems with it. Kinda pricey if you aren't looking to upgrade.
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I just pulled the PWR out of my NB. It'll go for a good price. They're friggin expensive new.

Make sure you get an NB assuming it's going in your NB as the NA and NB mount different.

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So I ordered my new radiator from Radiatorbarn.com on Friday. It was $77 shipped, I got it today and swapped it in my car. The only thing about it, they don't sell one for a manual, it has the automatic trans cooling nipples on it. So I just ignored that business and hooked everything else up. It fit right, it works great, and what a deal!
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