By on Tuesday, April 02, 2013 - 07:56 pm: Cores are readily available from Texas Radiator in Dallas. Don't forget to get a very good flush out of your block while the rad is off. My advice is to check the fin to tube connections. One footnote, my radiator guy told me that he would be able to find a good used core with no problems. By on Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 07:14 pm: I got tired of taking the old rad off and on for repairs and bit down for a new Berg's rad. I have a Bergs on my touring and after soldering the filler neck on because it wasn't soldered solid enough to take the weight of my dog one and Motometer I had no problems.
I found a local radiator shop in the area that said they would rod out my old radiator. By on Friday, February 01, 2013 - 09:03 pm: Michael, If you still have it I be glad to pay for shipping and handling. Some newer radiator shops wont try to repair old tractor or car radiators. By on Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 09:42 pm: Cores are readily available for black radiators from Texas Radiator in Dallas, Texas. When grinding the repaired area of the radiator, attempt to only remove any burrs or sharp edges that remain in the soldered area. Note: Additional information on water overflow and radiator baffles can be found in the April, 1930 Ford Service Bulletins. Radiator looked ok and didn't leak but when I went to change the hoses found the lower outlet completely clogged with mud and rust and the upper hose glued onto the inlet.
By on Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 10:19 pm: This is a brass radiator from a 1915 touring. It looks like it may work. It is not really necessary that you grind the soldered area down to where it is level or flush with the rest of the radiator. By on Tuesday, April 02, 2013 - 10:06 am: I half agree. The owner is Wilson Peters. Many of our products on this site have buttons on which you can click to download and print the installation instructions and technical information.
The old motto, pay me now or pay me later. Starting safety as well as driving tips. In addition, the built-in rust inhibitor will help keep your cooling system rust and corrosion free. Make sure to remove any paint from the leaky radiator by using a small grinder or steel wire brush. I hope someday a reputable company will come along that makes a good product. Thanks, Bob Shirley 903 824 1949 By on Saturday, February 02, 2013 - 07:45 am: Radiator has found a home. Being freindly he says come on behind closed doors with forklift way up there brand new.
By on Tuesday, April 02, 2013 - 05:00 pm: There used to be several radiator shops in the Houston area that did recore work at a reasonable price. By George on Wednesday, December 24, 2008 - 11:51 am: If you want authenticity, then the above are the sources. Aftermarket units for the T are just too pricy for me. For a fun T and not a show T get a flat tube core or a new flat tube radiator which is what a lot of T guys do anyway. See how you can bring it back to original shape. I beleive Napa carries Modene.
Thanks to all those who responded. Tractor radiators are built very heavy because the motors work but the tractors move slowly if at all so they often have additional cooling capacity to accomidate this. If you have any questions on this issue, give us a call 563 245-2642. Heat the Radiator with the Soldering Iron When soldering your leaky radiator, make sure that you heat the damaged area of the radiator first. Their radidiators aren't expensive and they do nice work. This is not an issue as long as it is turning off after five minutes or so. Most of the tubes are brass.
I have borrowed the radiator book from my local independent parts seller here in East Palestine, Ohio: Rockenburger Auto Parts. My deviations from the formula are largely for safety and most are hidden up under the car well out of sight. Mike Check out the mid 70's Datsun truck radiators. I'm gonna go take a nap. I am searching for a Radiator that is readily available that will fit inside the 23-25 grill shell.
Welcome to Texas T Parts by Birdhaven Vintage Auto Supply Birdhaven Vintage Auto Supply has a full line of Model T parts. Custom radiator sounds expensive and scarry! This can help prevent water or coolant overflow under highway driving conditions. Flushing the radiator can increase its cooling performance. Although these all look nice they will definately break my budget. For this reason, the Model A owner may be better off restoring the original radiator than installing a reproduction. I will give Texas radiator a call.
Actually, you don't even have to weigh it, you can pick it up. Tips and tricks of coil rebuilding. Guys price was higher than the others I found, but with free shipping it was cheaper in the long run. I believe he is a distributor for radiator cores both antique and modern. After you have heated the leaky area of the radiator, slowly solder the wire into the radiator.