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Old 07 October 2018, 07:10 PM
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I remember someone saying on here that the plastic ones crack I'm going be buying a new header tank and was going get the plastic one but I won't bother if there common to crack
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Old 07 October 2018, 07:17 PM
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I remember someone saying on here that the plastic ones crack I'm going be buying a new header tank and was going get the plastic one but I won't bother if there common to crack
i thought the plastic one was an upgrade over the metal one which rusted, both my blobeyes had metal ones which were rusty as ****, my current hawkeye has the plastic one and all is fine
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Old 07 October 2018, 07:47 PM
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Plastic header tanks only tend to crack if you accidentally lean on them while working in the turbo area and break one of the coolant hose stubs off.
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Old 07 October 2018, 07:58 PM
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Or if you over torque the bolts. Or so I'm told...
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Old 07 October 2018, 08:07 PM
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Ok thanks guys il buy a plastic one
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