Here’s how to get a working radiator for your vintage car
Life can be easier for people who drive a recent model, mass produced car. If the radiator breaks down, finding a new one is easy and straightforward. It’s a different story for people who love vintage cars. The happiness that those beautiful machines bring can turn to despair when it comes time to find working radiators.
Genuine parts often aren’t an option. Authentic vintage radiators are seldom in working condition. The remaining options are either:
1) undertaking repairs on the old radiator, or
2) having a new, custom radiator fitted to the vehicle
Sometimes, that first option just isn’t feasible — the wear and tear to the radiator is simply too great. In that case, it’s time to have a custom radiator made and installed.
What material should my vintage radiator be made from?
Radiators have historically been …