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In 2020Jun, while replacing TimingTensioners, the ThermoStatHousing had to be removed for access to
left Tensioner; while draining Coolant, discovered a 6" split & leak in the old 2RowPlasticTankedRadiators
right tank & drain. Described here is the new 4RowAllAlumRadiator which I installed; hopefully it lasts as
long. Swapping the Radiators was generally an easy Like~For~Like process, with two notable differences:
~ TubingFlare Fittings off old TransCooler had to be GroundShort ~0i500 0m013 for new TransCooler.
~ Old MINI Standard Cap did not fit on the new Radiator, required purchasing a new SAEA Standard Cap .
Also 1.5"Upper+Lower RubberHoses were swapped to StainlessFlex to slightly add cooling capacity &
original 1Piece Shroud was modified into a 2Piece Lower+Upper for easy Belt+Fan+Clutch+Pump access.

Update 2021July@13Months: Changing 2RowPlasticTankedRadiator + 192fThermoStat to 4RowAllAlum
Radiator + 183fThermoStat is doing well; during >95f & <20f weather, steep mountain grades, or summer
traffic, runs steady 182~185f. The 4RowRadiator is added insurance against overheating & doesn't create
any operating issues. 183fThermoStat with ModifiedBypassDisc allows higher flows & cooler running.

Links To Related Info

Thanks go to the brave souls who've preceded me in similar adventures & freely shared their experience:

http://web.archive.org/web/20190125215351if_/http://www.freeasestudyguides.com/ac-radiator-pressure-cap.html
http://web.archive.org/web/20161221160703if_/https://www.coolcatcorp.com/Radiator%20Caps/Radiatorcaps.html Vent+Recover Cap Needed, DONT Use UnVented Cap
http://web.archive.org/web/20200409105848if_/http://durathermfluids.com/pdf/techpapers/pressure-boiling-point.pdf#page=0
http://web.archive.org/web/20180920171528if_/http://www.veoliawatertech.com/crownsolutions/ressources/documents/2/21823,Glycol.pdf#page=0
http://web.archive.org/web/20200328212031if_/http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/ethylene-glycol-d_146.html#page=0
http://web.archive.org/web/20180206183339if_/http://www.agriculture.com/machinery/repair-maintenance/overheating-can-often-be-traced-to-a-bad-pressure-cap
http://web.archive.org/web/20200417053435if_/http://www.tuneruniversity.com/blog/2011/06/beating-the-heat-advantage-of-a-high-pressure-radiator-cap
http://motorad.com/radiator-pressure-cap-is-the-cooling-systems-pressure-valve
http://web.archive.org/web/20181119231739if_/http://dsportmag.com/the-tech/engine-cooling-system-101-keepin-it-cool/2#page=0
http://web.archive.org/web/20190806143445if_/http://www.hotrod.com/articles/glycol-or-water-coolant#page=0
http://web.archive.org/web/20160205094347if_/http://www.tirereview.com/antifreeze-premixed-or-straight#page=0
http://web.archive.org/web/20171227211354if_/http://www.sparkplugs.com/learning-center/article/653/quest-for-the-ideal-coolant-ratio
http://web.archive.org/web/20191209125714if_/http://www.gtsparkplugs.com/Ford_Explorer_Radiator.html#page=0
https://www.explorerforum.com/forums/threads/radiator-question.488658
http://www.sporttrac.org/threads/radiator-lifespan.118769
https://web.archive.org/web/20210523083714if_/https://www.motorcraft.com/content/dam/ford-motorcraft/en_us/motorcraft_global/products/lubricants/quick_reference_charts/antifreeze_coolants_english.pdf Coolant FluidSpec
https://web.archive.org/web/20210629012517if_/https://www.kostusa.com/page/antifreeze-coolants Coolant MixTempRanges
http://youtu.be/wwOmoYgIYSE?t=16 Coolant Drain+Fill
http://youtu.be/8Xut-mY1t4Y?t=15 Coolant FanShroud Install
http://youtu.be/7x1cOcLuEBk?t=55 Coolant Radiator Install
http://youtu.be/5YgCZehWbh8?t=0 Coolant Radiator Install
http://youtu.be/MeruAZebIeU?t=18 Coolant Radiator Install
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