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How much is a 2008 radiator worth?

Hey guys i have the opportunity to pick up a 2008 radiator and i have no idea what one is worth any ideas? Im a 7.3 guy so i have no clue

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Also what should i look for whem im looking at it? How can i make sure its a good radiator?

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Look very closely around the perimeter for any cracks. Do you know what Job # the truck came off? If you can, find out the build date for the truck it came off. The Job 1 trucks had a lot of radiator issues.

Jan-Jun 07 Job 1
July-Dec 07 Job 2
Jan 08+ Job 3

As far as price, I would think it would be worth maybe $300ish. For $1,000-$1,200, you can get an aftermarket radiator.


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So if i got it for like 90are it would be a steal?

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$90 sounds reasonable.


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$90 sounds reasonable.
nice so i u think as long as its in good shape i could get like 250 all day?

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brand new rads run from 500 to 1000 bucks depending on brand and performance


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brand new rads run from 500 to 1000 bucks depending on brand and performance
what about a stock used one? what do u think?

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i would sell it for 300-350 if its in real good shape. if the fins have some damage then 250. problem is its a used item with no warranty so you won't get top dollar


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He is gonna send me pics tomorrow so ill see the condition but he says its good working order so we will see

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