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Old 05-15-2006, 08:45 AM   #1
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E36 M3 Radiator question.

It seems that after my reserve water tank split in half, which caused the rad to run dry for a few km. After a close inspection I noticed my radiator leaking.

Does any one know if a 540 radiator would fit.
I just don't like the idea of spending $700 for a new radiator.
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Old 05-15-2006, 10:25 AM   #2
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It seems that after my reserve water tank split in half, which caused the rad to run dry for a few km. After a close inspection I noticed my radiator leaking.

Does any one know if a 540 radiator would fit.
I just don't like the idea of spending $700 for a new radiator.
Any e36 rad is the same. You can buy them from many places on the net for about $150usd. Either that, or get an aluminum rad for $500 and never worry about it again.
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Old 05-15-2006, 12:51 PM   #3
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call Precision Tuning, they're ~200$ for an OEM behr rad. Perjad is a good guy, and no a 540 rad wont fit.
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Old 05-15-2006, 01:02 PM   #4
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Got mine from KHY Rads for $150 no tax. Installation is super easy too
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Old 05-15-2006, 06:26 PM   #6
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Any e36 rad is the same. You can buy them from many places on the net for about $150usd. Either that, or get an aluminum rad for $500 and never worry about it again.
any 6 banger rad that is. 318's have a smaller rad, and the reservoir is on the left side of the car.
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Old 05-16-2006, 12:08 AM   #7
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any 6 banger rad that is. 318's have a smaller rad, and the reservoir is on the left side of the car.

Oops ... yeah, I always forget about those pesky 4 bangers :-)
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