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I Like Waffle
06-19-2009, 03:48 PM
Ive recently come into a huge hole in my radiator after running through a flock of birds. My car is a 1981 pontiac catalina, Big old GM B-body like the caprices, etc. What would be the best place to get a radiator for it? Not really looking for new because i dont have the money, how much do junkyards usually charge? And would anyone happen to know of other radiators that will work well?

gotparts90
06-20-2009, 01:48 PM
solder it, copper solders easy just try not to close off any of the rows of tubes

jerseysfinest08
07-04-2009, 01:19 AM
depends on the junkyard owner they all make there own prices for instance the one guy by me is a thief he will charge 75$ for a radiator, the other guy a little further from me will charge me about 20$ its the owners prices

Rich B
07-04-2009, 01:23 AM
Look in your Yellow Pages for radiator repair.

Even if it cant be fixed they probably have rebuilt (repaired) radiators.

joeboxer5876
07-04-2009, 01:53 AM
i would of pinch off a row! my buddy has a 78. what did you do?

dman4486
07-04-2009, 01:57 AM
why not go to advance auto and get a brand new one for $99:confused:

dman4486
07-04-2009, 02:05 AM
and that'll be $5 paypal for saving you a ****-ton of hassle:fyi:

Einzee
07-07-2009, 02:46 PM
Ive recently come into a huge hole in my radiator after running through a flock of birds.

You actually had *** with your radiator after driving near some birds? To each their own. HAHA :laugh:

Stephen_c
07-07-2009, 02:55 PM
Rockauto.com

ive gotten 2 radiators from them. one for a 95 silverado and 1 for a 98 gmc. both were around $120