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post #1 of 7 Old 02-17-2012, 11:55 AM Thread Starter
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Radiators!!!!

Just trying to get a general idea at what I'm lookin at in the future. Has anyone replaced there broken radiator with a performance radiator, and not had any problems after that?
Or even replaced it with oem radiator? Hearing to many stories about constant radiator repairs.
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Check out this thread. Inside the thread is a link for a performance radiator.

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I have been using Performance Radiators for years at my shop as i sell them and i have never had a problem with one so you can bet when mine goes ill be using a Performance

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I have also head issues with replacing the factory radiator with another factory one again and again, so I would say your best bet is to go with the performance one.

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My radiator on my 08 started leaking around the drivers side bottom corner at 30,000 miles. I fortunetly have a tuner friendly dealer, so I didnt have to replace DPF and whatnot to stock. Ever since Ford put in new OEM radiator, all is fine as of today... I got a Recall in the mail from Ford around 15,000 miles and never went in to have it done til mine started leaking. I assume Ford thru out all the "bad" ones and replaced under warrenty new model radiators.

If your starts leaking, Id go ahead and let Ford replace it and see how it goes. In the end, you can go aftermarket if something else goes wrong...

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my truck is on it's 5th oem ford replaced radiator. After the Venturie mod the last radiator went about 40k miles.
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my truck is on it's 5th oem ford replaced radiator. After the Venturie mod the last radiator went about 40k miles.
Wow! Thats crazy! You gunna keep letting Ford replace them, or go aftermarket next?

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