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Old 10-04-2012, 03:47 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by TerraPhantm View Post
Nonetheless, it seems a bit counterintuitive to make something that is required to withstand high pressures for years out of plastic. I think the fact that mishimoto managed to make an aluminum radiator/expansion tank combination is proof that there were alternative options
Intuition is one thing. A meaningful comparison of material properties and material performance is what's really needed to determine the best material for the job.
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