Radiator Leaking -Need sugestions

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  • M@T

Posted August 08, 2001 - 03:47 PM



I'm not sure what kind of solder/flame to use on aluminum. Have tried some regular lead-free pipe solder and flux that I had on hand but it would not take. Also interested in alternative fixes if anyone knows of any.



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  • Butta

Posted August 08, 2001 - 03:52 PM


I had a 95 KX500 with only about 20 hours on it and the plastic rock guards just in front of the radiators actually created a hole in the right radiator due to the excessive vibrations. I drained (what was left) all the coolant, used a cleaner to ensure all the antifreeze was off the damaged area, then fixed it with JB Weld. Worked great.

'98 WR400, S-3B Viking

  • Scott_F

Posted August 09, 2001 - 05:02 AM


Fontana Radiator in SoCal does fantastic motorcycle radiator repairs.


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