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Old May 16th, 2021, 04:17 PM
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Default 305e V6 3/4ton needs a radiator

If it's not one thing it's another...
You have all been great resources for everything, i am pleased to get such reliable help!

I need to replace my radiator apparently, and while i have a manual and additional resources, nobody identifies the type and style of the radiator. Any knowledge out there for what i am buying and where i can find it? I'm seeing ranges of price from 200 (yay) to almost 600 (boo) so I'm a bit confused and want to make this a 1 and done task.

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Old May 16th, 2021, 06:57 PM
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Default Re: 305e V6 3/4ton needs a radiator

My experience on radiators is you buy the best you can afford and be done for many years. Shy away from any aluminum universal crap. If you can get a factory radiator that has good tanks just bite the bullet and have a good radiator shop replace the core with at least a 3 core replacement made in the U.S.A. Stay away from a core from China - they are half the weight of an America made core and made from inferior copper. You will appreciate the money spent now down the road.
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