View Full Version : Radiator Woes

08-19-2010, 08:08 PM
Well the old 1984 Ford F250 460 engined (7.5 Ltre) Radiator finally blew. Where do you find a replacement unit that is decent. This is the originall Radiator , I did some maintenance on it and replaced all the Hoses and flushed it clean. Then of course it leaked after. Now when looking for a decent copper brass model its hard to find one. Any help or ideas would be appreciated. I dont want a Junkyard Model a new one would be best, Thanx Mike

08-19-2010, 08:36 PM

I had a new radiator installed in my 96 f250 diesel two years ago. I was surprised it was a aluminum radiator and cost only $130.00.

It has worked great so far.


08-19-2010, 10:55 PM
check the websites of the big chains in your area. if its on their site,they can get it to the local store pretty quick. if you do find one on a chain store site print that page and take it to the store. i saved $30 doing that. walk-in price-$179.99. web price-$149.99.

08-19-2010, 11:14 PM
If it were mine, I would find a quality auto parts store that handled
Modine radiator and buy a new one. I don't have any connection to them ,
but have used them on several different vehicles without any problems.

08-19-2010, 11:15 PM
Any of your local parts stores should be able to order one.I had to replace one in a 1972 Dodge pu a few weeks ago.It took them 2 days to get it.

08-20-2010, 12:50 AM
Most towns still have a radiator repair shop that can recore yours if the tanks are ok.It should have brass tanks and unless they are severely corroded can be re used.