1993 GMC VANDURA 3/4 TON VAN

EVEN THOUGH I KNOW THE OBVIOUS ANSWER TO MY PROBLEM,....I HAVE A 2-3INCH CRACK ON THE TOP CORNER OF MY RADIATOR. I USED THE EPOXY FROM THE AUTO STORE TO TRY A TEMPORARY FIX, BUT IT DIDN'T HOLD LONG. ANY OTHER
SUGGESTIONS TO PATCHING IT UNTIL I CAN HAVE IT IN TO BE REPLACED? IT IS PLASTIC WHERE IT IS CRACKED. OTHERWISE....I'M LOOKING AT A HEFTY AUTO REPAIR BILL???? WOULD THE RADIATOR BE A "MUCH TOO COMPLICATED" DO IT YOURSELF JOB?????
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The best answer to your question if its too complicated can only be answered by lifting the hood and taking a good look at what you need to do to swap the radiator. Usually, you remove 2-4 screws that hold the fanshroud on the radiator, then unbolt trans cooler lines from radiator, then remove upper and lower radiator hoses from radiator, and it lifts straight up and out of the vehicle. The hoses are sometimes a bitch to get off and you should probably replace them at the same time, making removal with a sharp knife sometimes easier than fighting it off the radiator.
Any patch you try on this won't last long.
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