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Old 11-26-2002, 07:51 AM
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I replaced my radiator with a new Behr back in May and was disappointed to see no reinforced neck. The original Behr that I replaced was also not reinforced.

A few months ago there was a post here indicating that Behr was no longer selling radiators with reinforced necks? I do not know this to be true, but I purchased mine from an MB dealer for just over $200 and again, it was a Behr and it came without the metal sleeve I've heard so much about.

Over on the Ritter-Easley list I've read mixed feelings about Nissen. Some have reported higher operating temps; others say they're fine.

Personally I'll stick with what MB put in the car - Behr.
Mike Murrell
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