Re: Stick through the radiator then "quick" fix?
"Guy Lux" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>A stick punctured the front radiator panel while off roading (I wasn't
> driving...). Antifreeze was dribbling out, so I went for a quick fix,
> stripping out the VVVVV-shaped foil above and below the ripped flat
> tube, then curling each end back on itself and crimping it with
> pliers. (I hope this doesn't block the whole radiator) I drove back
> and didn't seem to lose any more antifreeze and temp guage showed
> normal. Could this "quick fix" be permanent?
The same "quick fix" worked for me on my 1978 Jag XJ6 Coupe - for 7 years!!
(Well, have you ever priced a Jag radiator?)