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Old 10-10-2017, 10:13 PM
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Does anyone know where to purchase new side tank seals, my 85 5spd is weeping. Thanks in advance,
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usually you will replace the side tank and the seal Roger sells them
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usually you will replace the side tank and the seal Roger sells them
yeah, I checked his site nothing listed, guess I gotta call.
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Old 10-11-2017, 01:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Mrspencer View Post
yeah, I checked his site nothing listed, guess I gotta call.
To put it bluntly his site has the square route of jack sh*t on it. He can get pretty much anything you can imagine and probably has it in stock.

Call him or send him an email.

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There are several variations of end tanks but here’s one
http://shop.928intl.com/Raditank-No-...06%2D041%2D02/
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Mark is correct, and as Stan said you will want to do both, the end tank and the seal as the plastic is old and brittle and may not hold up to a re-crimp, they also almost instantly warp once removed.

There are a few ways to do the job, do a search and chose your poison.

Depending on what you are going for, I highly recommend the new all aluminum direct fit rads.
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I'd check with your local radiator shop ... one near me had a seal material they used on my new tanks.
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Don’t waste your time. The repair won’t last but a few years. Get the aftermarket aluminum one from Roger and be done with it. I tried the repair route and it lasted a few years and leaked in the same area again.
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