NSW Radiator upgrade for 6A13TT Auto

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  1. psybonix

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    Does anybody know a good place to get a new radiator upgrade for a 1997 6A13TT Auto?

    I noticed my radiator had a small leak so might as well upgrade rather than replace. Does anybody know a good place to get one?

    Cheers
    Psy
     
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    Thanks I will take a look.
     
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    Search for Gopher or Koyorad and you should find what you're after otherwise.
     
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    The one in the link is a gopher. Fair few people use one of those.
     
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    Thanks guys. This is all very helpful.
     
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    I have a gopher requires a bit of trimming on fan shrouds to fit. And relocating the pwr steering cooler. Also i recommend putting in a trans cooler while your at it. Considering everything will be off.
     
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    I didn't have to do any modding when I installed mine
     
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    Thanks again guys I will post a report of how I go.
     
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    The Gopher radiator went in without any modifications and was pretty straight forward.

    1. Basically just drain the radiator.
    2. Undo the four bolts that hold the radiator down at the top.
    3. Undo all the coolant and auto oil plumbing.
    4. Disconnect the electrical supplies to the fans
    5. Gently pull the radiator out (with the fans attached)
    6. move the fans form the old radiator to the new one
    7. reverse step 4 to 1
     
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    Similarly, I fitted what I believe was a Golpher I bought from @Kenneth (I could be wrong!) and it fit without modification. One or both top mounts wouldn't line up with both their bolt holes, but luckily it was wedged in there pretty tight haha ;)
     
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