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Can it be fixed?

Had a little oops on my radiator and had to do late night garage trama surgey I've replaced the radiator but if this can be fixed I'd like to keep it for a spare but being plastic in the corner I don't know if I could tap it and thread something in, so any ideas would be great.

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Local radiator shop will put side tanks on old rads. Might wanna give some in your area a shout.

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x2 Local shop acn help you out and save some money for sure

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Well if they can do it for under $30-50 fine but if not I'll try some epoxy and a better fitting.
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Is that the air bleed line to the expansion tank I'm assuming? It is common that they break off. Most guys drill/thread the hole, and install a hose barb fitting with some silicone or epoxy on the threads.

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Ok worth a try, just never had good luck drilling/tapping plastic
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