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Radiator Pressure

#1 Post by SpankyDevil » Wed Oct 01, 2014 8:43 am

Hey Guys,
So my brand new Alloy Radiator just started leaking out of the core (Fins) and looks like the top is bulged, not sure what has caused this brand new radiator cap .9 was fitted same time, have checked the hose that comes off up by the cap and could blow through it easy checked the radiator when it pushes on it and could see through it.

does anyone know why this would have happened. im scared to buy another new one without knowing.

Car has not over heated no problems there it has not been driven just ran at idle.

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#2 Post by ZILVER » Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:26 am

What brand or where is it sourced from?
Sounds defective or somehow pocketed/blocked/trapped enough air to cause it to overheat?.
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#3 Post by SpankyDevil » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:23 pm

Hi sorry misunderstanding there it never over heated just its leaking water

this is the one I brought

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing ... =381992977

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#4 Post by lil-vulky » Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:10 pm

it sounds defected depending how old it is they may replace it if they have good feed back give them an email and ask

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#5 Post by lostsoul » Wed Oct 01, 2014 2:34 pm

May have just got dud ... I have running one of these for the last 4 - 5 years with no issues ... still keep the old girl cool while pushing nearly 700rwhp.
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oversteer is when you hit the wall with the rear of the car.
Horsepower is how fast you hit the wall,
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#6 Post by Zedzilla » Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:51 am

Sounds to me like a defective unit. An air pocket should have bled out fine through the cap provided it was the correct cap. Did you have any swelling of the water pipes? I run Luxurysports in my TT zx nil problems, i've sold at least 4 so far with nil problems. I havn't heard of the guy you have bought yours off before.

You are covered under consumer guarantees act for faulty product. Just don't jump the gun on it and you'll find most sellers are reasonable to deal with on such matters.

If you end up getting a refund i can supply you a luxurysports unit for 260 shipped.

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#7 Post by SpankyDevil » Sun Nov 16, 2014 8:29 pm

does anyone know is this the same radiator that conceptz sell

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing ... =381992977

Megan Racing MR-RT-N30T 3-Row Radiator 90-96 300ZX MT TT
https://conceptzperformance.com/Cart/de ... p?II=11815

reason I ask is I need to buy the same model so that it fits in since I made the hole to fit that radiator.

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