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The drain bolt at the bottom of the radiator, what size is it and length? Can I replace it with a metal one or is it completely nessessary to have plastic? Mine is slightly stripped and I can't get the full tightness so every so often it will leak. It's a shame since I recently put new coolant in. Waste of money there.
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The drain bolt at the bottom of the radiator, what size is it and length? Can I replace it with a metal one or is it completely nessessary to have plastic? Mine is slightly stripped and I can't get the full tightness so every so often it will leak. It's a shame since I recently put new coolant in. Waste of money there.
A metal one should be fine......ensure you do not over-tighten......
maybe that caused the issue with plastic bolt.
Ensure new one has proper "Metric" threads....maybe Ron Ayer's or
other parts house will list proper size/threads.....Hardware store
replacement should be fine.

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