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  • Radiator Woes

    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

  • #2

    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.



    • #3
      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.


      • #4
        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.
        JIM : You don't get a 2nd chance to make a 1st impression.


        • #5
          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.


          • #6
            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.