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fitting tramsmission lines to new radiator

Hi people,Just bought my self a new radiator for my hz 6 auto. The fittings for the trans on the radiator are female (thread on the outside) exactly the same as the fittings on the trans lines so nothing fits??

the trans lines have a flare on the copper pipe which doesnt fit into the radiator fittings due the fact that they are the same. I am asking here as the shop is past closing time. When i did ring earlier the owner said i could take off the fittings on the radiator and the trans lines should screw in. BUT the fitting on the radiater have a large nut screwed onto the fitting which is soldered onto the radiater. I took those off to find the fitting seems to be soldered also which gives me the impression there is no thread on the radiator just a hole where they have soldered the fittings.

Any ideas or you think ill be going for a trip back to the shop tomorrow???

Cheers Stef

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there is 2 brass fittings that screw into the auto cooler in the radiator the two larger nuts are soldered when there fitted to the radiator to stop water leaking past them
repco should have the brass adaptors in stock thats where i bought the last set i needed these allow the pipes from the auto to screw in to the brass fittings

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Back to the radiator shop and by the way, any thread on the outside is male and any thread on the inside is female.

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Someone has put the wrong fittings on the radiator,if its a holden one, they are always female (inside as hushtech says ) and normally you put a male plug in them if you are using a manual box.Just to keep it clean.
Original holden manual radiators did not have fittings at all, but I notice aftermarket ones all have the auto connections also.

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Hi Stef,

The Transmission Pipes have a fitting at each end that looks like this (far left of the Shot) ... http://holdenpaedia....

You need to make sure you have 2 of these for the Radiator end.

Don't use an ordinary C Spanner. Use a Pipe Spanner to loosen and tighten the Fittings ... http://www.alibaba.c...

These have a small amount of Metal cut away to allow the Spanner to fit properly.

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Yep were missing the adaptor fittings on the radiator went back to the shop he pulled two out of his box of tricks and all good

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Good News Stef.

Thanks for the Feedback.

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Holdenpaedia, they're the brakes Mate.

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