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Hello folks, My heater core is shot and rusted out The radiator shop said they could recore it for +$300 which is ridiculous and not something I can't afford. Is there an off the shelf unit with about the same dimensions that can be used? Perhaps stubs coming off the heater core that would accept the hoses. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. Mike
 

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Not sure about an acceptable part swap for the GT heater core, but another option is to bypass it
completely. Unless your GT is a "four season" car, you can live without it. Even for the defroster, I usually
just crack the windows and open the defroster vent to "outside" to defog the windshield.
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I just noticed that there is currently one for sale on the 'bay (with blower) for $100 with $30 shipping.
Caveat emptor, as they say, but may be worth a shot if you want to install, assuming you have the
old one out already. (Looks like a miserable job to me! :ugh: )
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Heater core repair/replace?

Hello folks, My heater core is shot and rusted out The radiator shop said they could recore it for +$300 which is ridiculous and not something I can't afford. Is there an off the shelf unit with about the same dimensions that can be used? Perhaps stubs coming off the heater core that would accept the hoses. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks. Mike
Mike, what did you wind up doing? I have a leak where my heater core tubes come through the firewall. They are rusted and cracked.
 

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I pulled my heater core and fan, I don't miss it at all. I am not a 4 season driver either. But if I were, I would put in electric seat heaters.
 
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