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Old 10-17-2013, 04:10 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by WDE46 View Post
Is that a metric assload or imperial?

What do you mean? Are you asking if you can replace the radiator fitting? If so, no, you have to buy a new radiator.
Hey wde46
No not on radiator side but rather where the hose conncets to engine side. Ive got a pic but need to upload on flickr first.
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Old 11-03-2013, 11:31 AM   #22
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I just replaced my expansion tank yesterday. First I must say, not as easy as I thought. Getting the cracked one out was a chore in itself. Then the o-ring in the smaller bottom hole fell out into the box. Because of this I struggled to get coolant from leaking lol. Finally figured that out and then had the same problem as OP, except on the the smaller hose to the expansion tank. I finally got it as snug as can be but noticed some fluid on top, not much but enough to bother me. I will be buying a new upper radiator hose this week. I'm hoping that the gates are just a little worn.
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Old 11-03-2013, 11:40 AM   #23
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Originally Posted by naMKaren View Post
Hey wde46
No not on radiator side but rather where the hose conncets to engine side. Ive got a pic but need to upload on flickr first.
The hose connects to the thermostat housing on the engine side, if you broke that you'll need a new one.
Rubs the roundel on its skin or else it gets the hose again.
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