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I didn't even know it was possible to bend it, but I managed to bend the filler neck of the right side radiator while I was out riding on Sunday.  Amazingly the radiator is NOT leaking-yet.  Is this something that can be repaired or an I better off just buying a new radiator?   

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Forgot to say that the radiator cap is still getting a good seal on the radiator.  One side of the filler neck is sitting up higher than the other side. 

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I doubt you have the only bent DRZ rad out there. It is AMAZING how far they will bend without actually leaking. The only reason I would replace one is if it was actually leaking, would obviously be leaking soon....or was so badly smushed that it wasn't able to flow normally.

 

Some bent rads can be sold as a form of Art Deco!

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A couple of photos I took this morning to show how bent it is.  I think I'm gonna spring for a new radiator from Mylers.  I just don't want this one to start leaking when I'm on a trail 15 miles from my truck. 

 

 

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