Anyone Ever Repair Their Radiator???

10 replies to this topic
  • DansDR

Posted September 06, 2008 - 04:07 PM


Any of you guys know if there is a way to fix a pin hole in a radiator? I know I could send it out but I figured i'd check here to see if anyone has devised their own way to fix one.

  • brad the best

Posted September 06, 2008 - 06:29 PM


with a high frequency tig welder . on copper rads i just solder them .

  • DrzDasher

Posted September 07, 2008 - 05:43 PM


I have tried, just send to Mylers, good work and very fast, as long as you do not botch a repair attempt it should be pretty cheap, check there website or search their name very good shop

  • face_plant

Posted September 08, 2008 - 12:27 PM


i got a buddy who used barrs stop leak and the crap worked

  • skintback426

Posted September 08, 2008 - 01:40 PM


Pour some black pepper in it. Probably about a teaspoon or two...

It works on tractors and bulldozers. It may work on your bike. It is cheap, but I know for a fact it has worked for years in a few of our farm tractors. Still running them.

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  • ThompsonV311

Posted September 08, 2008 - 07:23 PM


Or in a pinch on the trail you can mash up the tobacco from a cigarette into the radiator and it'll seal it right up.

  • landlocked

Posted September 08, 2008 - 07:27 PM


JB Weld.

  • bigredd

Posted September 08, 2008 - 07:29 PM


i used pepper in my old bike never had another leak after that

  • WR_Dave

Posted September 08, 2008 - 07:58 PM


I used a product called Muggy-Weld on a cracked bottom rad tank a few years a go and it is still holding. I don't think you can beat Mylers though. :thumbsup: WR Dave

  • Charles De Mar

Posted September 09, 2008 - 09:13 AM


Satisfied Mylers customer here:prof:

  • Fryboy

Posted September 09, 2008 - 09:19 AM


Interesting I have never heard of the pepper trick. That may be worth adding some to the ole camelback.

I remember McGyver used a raw egg to patch up a radiator. Now granted this isn't a long term solution or a practical solution for that matter. How hard would it be to pack a raw egg and not break it during our ride?


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