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Hi Adrian,

Re-coring an old rad is possible (the one on ‘Bitsa’ is just that) BUT it can be expensive and involves a considerable amount of work AND there is no guarantee that the metal it is made from is usable meaning it may just crumble away due to corrosion.

It could cost nearly what a new one would cost. Whatever you do, DON’T trust a secondhand rad, the core could be blocked and I know of someone who wrecked a newly rebuilt engine (in a car) by not having a new rad made!