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Broke my EK 360 rad

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Think I tighten it too much and broke something inside ( good job putting whatever that is in the damn way) now it's leaking.... God this is pathetic, makes me just put the rad outside and let it leak as much as it wants and still use it. Can't I open the rad and fix this somehow?

U can see the problem here


Edited by Lune - 1/26/11 at 1:56am
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post #2 of 43
the screws you used are probably too long and punctured the rad from over tightening

i think others have had the same issue, and it's a easy fix with some sort of putty material that you can find at a local hardware store
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Any idea how to open it or whatever


What should I use to fix this damn thing
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You need JB Weld. Use it where the leak is and I guarantee it'll seal water tight forever. You'll have to track down the leak and work the nozzle in between the fins.
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yea or some type of waterproof silicon will work to the fun part will be finding the leak so you can fix it.
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Guess it's time to order a new one I have no clue how to even open it. The broken thing inside will be easy to find since I can see where it's leaking from and I know where I screwed the screw
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post #7 of 43
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Originally Posted by Lune View Post
Guess it's time to order a new one I have no clue how to even open it. The broken thing inside will be easy to find since I can see whew it's leaking from and I know where I screwed the screw
You can't open it. You have to insert the nozzle of the JB Weld (or other epoxy/resin) in between the fins of the rad in order to "glue" the hole shut.
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Well I guess it's kinda hard to know what I'm looking for then. I can't see anything from above
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post #9 of 43
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Originally Posted by mhaneline View Post
You can't open it. You have to insert the nozzle of the JB Weld (or other epoxy/resin) in between the fins of the rad in order to "glue" the hole shut.
This.

Use JB weld it will take 5 min.



My walmart has it in the automotive section near the lube.
    
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Nevermind. I found it.. It's a tiny pipe thing, what happens if I shut it with that jb weld thing u taking about, is it gonna be a crippled rad that will perform bad?
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