I have oil running through radiator reserve and pretty much its everywhere. I had a crack in radiator and temporarily sealed it with epoxy like product until I ordered radiator. It overheated so bad I was told I may have broke head gasket. My mechanic friend got it running again as it was stalling and has told me to sell it as its $1000me to fix (mostly labor) but then he wanted to buy it for his son! Not sure if it can be fixed (valve gasket new radiator) or if he wasn't lying and I should junk. Just need to know how to find out if its salvageable. Anybody?
If you overheated enough to blow a head gasket and destroy the radiator then you most likely have a warped head as well. That kind of heat can ruin a lot of inner engine components and damage gaskets and seals through out. Though the current leak may be fixed by replacing the radiator, machining the heads, and replacing gaskets, you might have a string of inner engine issues due to warped and damaged components. It is a gamble at this point.
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On behalf of the rest of us, who are gentlemen, I apologize. PM me who it was if you want me to set him straight
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