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Old 04-16-2016, 02:22 AM   #1
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OK guys and gals. Question about my wifes 2005 wrangler LJ. The radiator is leaking around the bottom, have been smelling antifreeze for a little while now, but we parked it for a couple weeks and noticed it was leaking from the bottom. Never had any problems with it overheating or anything before or now even.
I have a couple race cars and both have aluminum radiators in them, my question would be is it a good idea to just replace the factory one with a good aluminum one or have this taken out and check and see if it is something that can be repaired. I like running aluminum ones and were is the best place to get one from?
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Old 04-16-2016, 02:44 AM   #2
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I prefer a quality aluminum myself.
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OK guys and gals. Question about my wifes 2005 wrangler LJ. The radiator is leaking around the bottom, have been smelling antifreeze for a little while now, but we parked it for a couple weeks and noticed it was leaking from the bottom. Never had any problems with it overheating or anything before or now even. I have a couple race cars and both have aluminum radiators in them, my question would be is it a good idea to just replace the factory one with a good aluminum one or have this taken out and check and see if it is something that can be repaired. I like running aluminum ones and were is the best place to get one from? Thanks in advance.
All alum is nice, but I was able to pick up an OE replacement for my wife's Grand for around $150. Never had a heating issue with it even with the plastic end caps.

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Thanks guys. Will be looking into it.
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