Why not salvage what you've got if that is the only inherent problem with the radiator? Once again, money spent doesn't justify the results.
"Tell me and I will listen, Teach me and I will learn, Show me and I will accomplish, Involve me and I will succeed."
'84 300SD 256,000 Gold on Brown (Mileage Award)
'86 300E 246,000 Blue on Tan