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I'm looking round for a new radiator as mine is disintegrating fast and the only place I can find one is TCB (which I'm happy to buy from) and few on ebay from China with huge lead times.

I know Toyota don't do them now, is there really nowhere else in the UK to get one from? I thought there'd be plenty of choice on these.


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If TCB has them at a reasonable price I would probably go for, Also worth checking out getting yours recored. Last time I was looking I got a quote from a place in Edinburgh for under £100. I would have gone with that if I hadn't come across a new one on Ebay for the same money. That was a few years ago and there weren't many on the go then. Are you a member of the MK1 club ?
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Are you a member of the MK1 club ?
I used to be back in the day, wasn't even sure if they were still going these days.

I'll probably go for the TCB rad, just hope they have stock when I call them tomorrow. If not I guess it'll have to be a recore, never thought about that, just surprised at the lack of options for what should be a fairly common part.
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Just spoke to TCB and the rad's are now discontinued so it's a recore or wait for two months for a new one from China.
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Not sure if you got my reply Jimi, it seems to be sitting in my Outbox and won't move.
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PM's stay in your outbox until they are read. ;)
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Found these alloy ones on eBay, not cheap https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from ... +&_sacat=0

Also this company appears to have, again not cheap https://www.adrad.co.uk/prices/prices.p ... ake=TOYOTA

Can't vouch for the quality/fit of either
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jimi wrote: 19/11/20 12:39 Found these alloy ones on eBay, not cheap https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from ... +&_sacat=0

Also this company appears to have, again not cheap https://www.adrad.co.uk/prices/prices.p ... ake=TOYOTA

Can't vouch for the quality/fit of either

I got the same one from eBay fitted to mine and it’s been perfect.
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CleMR2 wrote: 14/11/20 20:22 I'm looking round for a new radiator as mine is disintegrating fast and the only place I can find one is TCB (which I'm happy to buy from) and few on ebay from China with huge lead times.

I know Toyota don't do them now, is there really nowhere else in the UK to get one from? I thought there'd be plenty of choice on these.

A place in Edinburgh called Scotrad used to recore rads, I knew the sons owner for a while and they had a good rep.

Most likely the same place that’s been mentioned previously in the thread I reckon.
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I got the same one from eBay fitted to mine and it’s been perfect.
Did you get the german one off ebay?
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CleMR2 wrote: 19/11/20 14:22
I got the same one from eBay fitted to mine and it’s been perfect.
Did you get the german one off ebay?
Bare in mind he has a MK2 Turbo ;)

Pretty sure Scotrad was one of the places I got a quote from :th: https://www.scotrad.co.uk/
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jimi wrote: 19/11/20 16:33
CleMR2 wrote: 19/11/20 14:22
I got the same one from eBay fitted to mine and it’s been perfect.
Did you get the german one off ebay?
Bare in mind he has a MK2 Turbo ;)

Pretty sure Scotrad was one of the places I got a quote from :th: https://www.scotrad.co.uk/

Mind it’s a UK Rev 2 with a Rev turbo conversion, in case that makes a diffrence.
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Not really, CleMR2 has a MK1, different radiator. ;)
Althought its always good to know the one you got is good if it's the same manufacturer :th:
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