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BeCool is going to patch my radiator. I"m wondering what everyone else's experience is with epoxy patched aluminum radiators? :turn:
 

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Why are they patching it? why not replacment? they charge an arm and a leg anyways, one rads not going to shut them down plus there rep is on the line with a patch. should still work but still i bought a griffen because it was half the price as a becool.
 

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The circle track folks sell it as a TEMPORARY fix only. They say it will get you through the night of racing but don't recommend it for any long term/permanent repairs.
 

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Why use epoxy? I accidently pinched a small hole in my BeCool radiator and I found a radiator repair shop that fixed it for me.

Call around and ask. They ended up welding the small hole shut, pressure tested it, and I haven't had any problems at all. Ended up costing $10 :yes:
 

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If it's an adhesive designed for the right temperature range and aluminum it will probably outlast the radiator. Some of the autobody adhesives in use today for aluminum, steel, and composites are amazing and I wouldn't hesitate to use these even considering a radiator rarely would exceed 240 degrees.
 
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