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    Default radiator for civic 07 vti - some questions

    CORRECTION: ITS 97 CIVIC

    guys i need to change the radiator for my civic... i checked the market and there are three kinds of radiators available. one is karachi made, the other is chinese and the third one is korean one.. the third one looks of the best quality. this one is worth 5500... currently my fan is on direct mode. but i m thinking to get it back to the automatic mode. i have to travel down to punjab often with the ac on. gasket recently changed and the engine is in great nick.
    what you guys suggest me for the above mentioned settings (new best quality radiator with auto fan setting). which coolant should i use in it? i heard of liqui moly, but it seems very expensive. I was told about a fairly new korean brand. one liter costs around 350-400.
    your replies would be highly anticipated ...

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    the original radiator was made by allwin in Karachi - it was a very heavy item and had copper fins, the best quality par none. Make sure to use the correct cap for it - it uses a shorter cap.

    For coolant, mix up some caltex with distilled water, or buy premixed FUCHS, LM etc. and fill it up after making sure you have a clean system first.
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    but i dont think its available now .. is it ???

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    y not a kabli radiator in good nick?
    tried and tested when i had the 98 vti
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    Sorry @ Op, i just wanted to ask that which coolant should i use in Civic 2005 ? The exact amount incase of flushing out ? Anu specific brand ? The shop keeper recommend me Guard but i does not have much faith on it.

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    actually the best radiator wala here in abbottabad, i went to him today and he advised me the same. he has a Japanese radiator for the same model (atleast thats what he said) and is asking 7000 for that. it looks almost brand new. he says, its worth spending a 1000 more than getting korean or chinese one. should i keep the fan on auto? despite the ac being on ???
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    y not a kabli radiator in good nick?
    tried and tested when i had the 98 vti

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    i checked about the allwin one. its no more available and not a good quality either. some are available for corollas and cultus and even they are not good quality ones...
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    the original radiator was made by allwin in Karachi - it was a very heavy item and had copper fins, the best quality par none. Make sure to use the correct cap for it - it uses a shorter cap.

    For coolant, mix up some caltex with distilled water, or buy premixed FUCHS, LM etc. and fill it up after making sure you have a clean system first.

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    If you ask me, any radiator will last a long time, if you use proper coolant mixture.

    After the original radiator gave way in my 96 Civic, I got the OEM replacement in 2009. It comes with a plastic top and bottom. For coolant, first choice is Honda coolant, its expensive, but its just one time expense. I am using ZIC coolant,, it is pre-mixed and available in 1 and 4 liter packaging. Fan on auto since day one. No overheating problems even after 264,000km on engine.
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    the original radiator made by allwin used to be about Rs 7000/- 10 years ago - It was not cheap because of its quality. If you are buying Rs 7000/- at today's exchange rate then it can never the same quality as the original.

    precis.

    get a copper core radiator - not aluminium one.
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    Atlas Engineering Limited (formerly Allwin Engineering Industries Limited)

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    i checked with multiple dealers and even the ones listed on their website in pindi and isb about the availability of radiator for civic ... they say they dont make it anymore ...
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