I want to get a new radiator and I'm over these old expensive copper core radiators which I have had 2 in the last 6 years.
For the price I will be happy if I get 3 years out of one as long as it is still doing the job of cooling my engine.
My problem is my engine is a 1981 model 998 so I cant find a straight swap. They all seem to be the pre 1976 varieties with top out let on the opposite side of the bottom inlet.
So what parts will I need to change over to one of these common cheap aluminium radiators, eg: like longer radiator hoses and maybe even a different thermostat housing.
Also what is the best depth of radiator to get 40mm 50mm?
Do you keep your original radiator shroud or bugger it off?
One more question, I was going to keep the heater but because I live in North QLD, I will never use it. All them hoses are starting to be a problem with changing things so is there going to be any blanking plates needed?
Your ideas are most welcome.