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How long do the plastic fantastic radiators last ? Should I be looking at an ally one before another big trip ? Are they prone to cracking etc ?
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Just fitted a PWR radiator last week took a little bit of modifying but hope not to have to worry about it for a while. Nothing worse than the misses ring up and telling you the old plastic tank is shooting coolant every where.
 

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My 2001 model is still running the standard radiator and all is fine. Have thought about how long they last as well so will be interested to see other responses.
 

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My 1998 TB45 is on the original radiator. I will fit another genuine one when the time comes as I won't need the car in another 13 years.
 

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just check to make sure the lower shroud hasnt been rubbing on the radiator to wear a hole in it.
 

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just check to make sure the lower shroud hasnt been rubbing on the radiator to wear a hole in it.
Yeah I read about that some time back but when I looked on mine I couldnt see where it would rub ?? anybody got a pic maybe ..?

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My radiator in my GQ (Not GU i know , more example)
Just got replaced, been in there since 1997
 

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How long do the plastic fantastic radiators last ? Should I be looking at an ally one before another big trip ? Are they prone to cracking etc ?
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Don't risk it and just do it. Then it'll be a peace of mind for you and your family.

Haha Yom, these arn't jeeps mate... we actually takecare of our Patrols more than Jeepy owners do :p.
 

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ok then ... any tips on best to replace it with ?
 

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ok then ... any tips on best to replace it with ?
Whats your budget? if the stock one was working, go with a GOOD non chinese recore, <400 when I had GQ done.
You have PWR, Desert coolers for well over a grand from memory.
 

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good work with the pics.
 

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1999 4.2td here still has original and touch wood seems ok
 
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