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Has anyone here had any experience with cold weld repairs on radiators? I can braze, and I can solder just fine, but this aluminum is pretty thin and really thinking I don't want to risk making matters worse if a cold weld product would work.
Weekend before last had my wife with her small hands dig all the hickory nuts out of the radiator shroud on my small kubota tractor. Freaking squirrels are out of control, don't think we missed any, likely the squirrels packed more in as I found more shells around the belt on the mower deck too. I looked in the shroud before starting and did not see any nuts. Got out to mow over this past weekend and as I started it up hear a ting, a hickory nut in the shroud I missed must have hit the radiator. Just enough that is caused a small leak.
So my question is, will the jb weld type radiator specific repair products work ok for a small hole, and will they hold up? Is there one of those products that is better than another?
Thanks in advance.
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