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Old March 17, 2013, 08:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Mark View Post
Here's the finished rad. Took off all the surrounding paint and went old retro with a 2 coats of lacquer...but did not touch the fins at all.

Could of made the solder prettier but wanted a good glob and it to sink properly...better safe then appearances.

practice makes perfect you need a little more heat on the nut, looks cold soldered

best is pre-tin the nut before mounting on rad (have correct tap to clean threads after soldering on rad)

then same with rad hole area, if using propane torch

have rad in a metal bucket of water covering to rad tank joint (verticle)

so not to melt its joint

now you can sleep at night

note: with propane torch will have to re-finish tank after

if use a electric iron, 125watt for best results

Last edited by KaptCrunch; March 17, 2013 at 08:16 AM.
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