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my partner has an mx3 v6 not an import the radiator is gone and its almost impossible to find one is there any other type of radiator that will fit


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No. There is no other vehicle that uses the same radiator. This question was asked only a week or two ago and could have been quickly answered with a search.

Another radiator could be made to fit with fabrication, but you can get a new replacement from rockauto.com for under $200.

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ok thank you i did try look im new to this im only looking for my partner the car is their pride and joy.
thanks for your help
ill look into it x


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wytbishop wrote:
No. There is no other vehicle that uses the same radiator. This question was asked only a week or two ago and could have been quickly answered with a search.

Another radiator could be made to fit with fabrication, but you can get a new replacement from rockauto.com for under $200.


Not true, the rad from a 626, mx6 and probably probe will fit with a bit of modification. You'll need to trim the upper rad support around the plastic reservoir, you'll need the lower rad hose with the T connector from the donor car, and the drain screw will dump coolant on the frame under the rad, but everything apart from that is perfect. You can probably run a thin hose to drain it properly, but I was lazy.

I've had a 626 rad on my car for a few months now without problems.

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He said it could be made to fit with fabrication, which is exactly what you had to do.

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I wouldn't call what I did fabrication, fabrication would mean making your own brackets and everything, the only modification I did was trim the rad support.

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Are RS and GS rads the same?

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Are RS and GS rads the same?


No.

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I wouldn't call what I did fabrication, fabrication would mean making your own brackets and everything, the only modification I did was trim the rad support.


HA! I laugh in the face of your semantics! There is no other vehicle that uses the same radiator. True story.

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wytbishop wrote:
Mad Cow wrote:
I wouldn't call what I did fabrication, fabrication would mean making your own brackets and everything, the only modification I did was trim the rad support.


HA! I laugh in the face of your semantics! There is no other vehicle that uses the same radiator. True story.


I know it's not the same, but it's barely different. But don't you agree with me? Just look up the definition of fabrication. :P

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