Stay away from Mishimoto Radiators

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radelow

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This has been discussed before but I just want to add one more voice to this. *DO NOT* buy the Mishimoto Raptor radiator. My first one started leaking from the driver side end about six months after I bought it. I had to pay some ungodly amount to ship it back to them and then have them ship me a new one. Now the second one is leaking from the very same place. These radiators are absolute rubbish. I am going to make the switch to Full Race and see if I have any more luck.
 

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This has been discussed before but I just want to add one more voice to this. *DO NOT* buy the Mishimoto Raptor radiator. My first one started leaking from the driver side end about six months after I bought it. I had to pay some ungodly amount to ship it back to them and then have them ship me a new one. Now the second one is leaking from the very same place. These radiators are absolute rubbish. I am going to make the switch to Full Race and see if I have any more luck.
Full Race are good, but if you really want to maximize your cooling go with a CBR or Ron Davis.
 

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This has been discussed before but I just want to add one more voice to this. *DO NOT* buy the Mishimoto Raptor radiator. My first one started leaking from the driver side end about six months after I bought it. I had to pay some ungodly amount to ship it back to them and then have them ship me a new one. Now the second one is leaking from the very same place. These radiators are absolute rubbish. I am going to make the switch to Full Race and see if I have any more luck.
Thank you.... I had one in my cart. for a while now along with the tranny cooler. Dodged that bullet. Thank You again !!!!!
 

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@Gumby As far as the transmission cooler goes, the ford F250 cooler fits the stock RaptoR location perfectly. The only modification needed is to trim about 1"-2" off the top hose.

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$1700+ is quite a bit to swing for a radiator that could get taken out by a rock... Not sure I am willing to part with that much coin for it. But thank you everyone for the advice!
 

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Maybe have a welding shop try and run a good thick cap bead on that thing. Better yet have them weld the **** out of it. Better than eating it altogether.
 
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