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post #1 of 3 Old 09-04-2019, 03:37 AM Thread Starter
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Replacement radiator 2004 zx12r

Hi everybody I'm thinking about changing my radiator as it's got a lot of fin damage when I bought it . I've been told not to buy one from China as they are rubbish. Has anyone tried a Chinese radiator or does anyone know where I can get one apart from China. Cheers John
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I fitted a chinese rad over 2 years and its 100% perfect. I was so impressed I've also fitted one to my Vmax

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My fins are somewhat damaged as well and I was fearing my bike was running hotter than it's suppose to. But after holding a poll on a ZX12 Facebook group my average temperature was the same as the majority. Needle pointing halfway under normal conditions to about 2 ticks below HI. (When the fans run)
So I don't feel the need to replace my radiator just yet. But I'd probably go for a Chinese as well. I haven't heard negatives so far. The other alternative is replacing the fins at a radiator repairshop but that'll probably cost more.
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