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Offline meandmymercs

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1977 Merc Bobcat Radiator !!!
« on: April 24, 2012, 08:24:04 PM »
I want to put in a new radiator in my bobcat 2.3  4 cylinder  manual trans.. All the places i have seen on the internet the radiators are so expensive... Does anybody know a decent place to get one.... Thanks  David
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Re: 1977 Merc Bobcat Radiator !!!
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2012, 10:35:32 PM »
I just used car-part.com and I found some here in Idaho. The yard in Lewiston has one for a non-AC car for $65.00. They do ship parts, I got my bellhousing for my 73 wagon from them. Their number is 1-208-743-9505.

Buying one used, I would have it pressure tested and checked for leaks at a reputable radiator shop (I have mine done for $15), and if need be have it sealed up if need be (my shop does mine for $25-$50 depending on the repair).

The great thing about the original radiators is they are brass and will last forever compared to the plastic modern ones.
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Re: 1977 Merc Bobcat Radiator !!!
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2012, 01:59:50 AM »
picked mine up new from autozone cost me like 125ish. no core charge either. go to autozone.com and look up 
CU426 thats the radiator you need. =D hope this helps its 135 on the site