This replacement radiator is just what you need to get your vehicle in working order again.

Specifications:

  • Direct replacement
  • Built to strict quality control specifications
  • Engineered for optimum heat-transfer performance and fit
  • 100% tested prior to leaving factory
  • Proper fittings for transmission lines (if needed)
  • For models with: 
    • 28 1/4" x 17 1/4" Radiator core
    • with out engine oil cooler built in to radiator

This part is built to strict quality control standards. Makes a great replacement and has substantial cost savings over a dealer unit.

Packaging:

Radiators may incur bent cooling fins or small imperfections during shipping or manufacturing. A few bent fins or small dents and scratches do not affect the fit or the function of the part. Neither our 60 Day satisfaction guarantee, nor the manufacturer's warranty, cover these types of insignificant damages.

Transmission Cooler Note:

Some radiators are designed to be used on both automatic and manual transmission applications. These radiator may have fittings for an automatic transmission fluid cooler. However these radiators can be used on manual transmission models without issue and require no additional parts or modifications.

Direct Fit Replacement

Direct fit replacement radiator with core thickness that is equal to the OE radiator.  Other manufacturers make the radiator's core slightly thinner than the OEM to save money.  This decreases the overall performance and lifespan of the part.

Premium Aluminum Core

Engineered for top performance with a premium core that provides efficient cooling and heat-transfer.

100% Leak Tested

100% leak tested and built to strict quality control standards.

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser. Please keep your invoice for proof of this warranty.

  1. step : Accessing the Radiator (1:04)
    • Remove the seven 10mm bolts from the fan shroud.
    • Remove the four bolts securing the skid plate under the radiator.
    • Remove the two bolts from the bottom of the fan shroud. Remove the shroud.
    • Spray the fittings with penetrating oil.
    • Tuck the hoses back.
  2. step : Removing the Radiator (4:14)
    • Put a catch pan under the drain and using a screwdriver drain the fluid.
    • Remove the 10mm bolts in the radiator mounts.
    • Use pliers to push the clamp clips together and slide it back along the radiator hose.
    • Twist the radiator hose off.
    • Use the wrenches to remove the radiator lines.
    • Lift and tie up the bottom lines to avoid leaking.
    • Pull back the lower radiator hose clamp using pliers.
    • Place a catch pan underneath.
    • Pull off the low radiator hose.
    • Lift the radiator up and out.
    • Vacuum out the area the radiator was in.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Drain Pan
  • Funnel

  • Materials, Fluids, and Supplies

  • Anti-Freeze
  • Rust Penetrant

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet
  • Socket Extensions

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 10mm Socket

  • Sockets - SAE

  • 11/16 Inch Socket

  • Wrenches - SAE

  • 25/32 Wrench
  • 5/8 Inch Wrench

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I've been extremely happy with the parts I've ordered for my vehicles since I found 1a auto. The few times that I've goofed up and ordered wrong parts, the staff was very helpful and understanding. Even went above and beyond to help me make for sure that I was getting the correct parts. Very responsive, respectful and professional. I've highly recommended them to my mechanic friends
May 27, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Perfect fit
Ordered radiator for gmc c1500 1997 serria. Arrived with no damage, which was one of my main concerns. installed with no problems. Would recommend.
February 25, 2017
Purchased
1 year ago
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Does this radiator come with a radiator cap?
RedRaider on Jun 13, 2017
BEST ANSWER: No it does not

Vehicle Fit

  • 1988-1994 Chevy C1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1999 Chevy C1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1999 Chevy C1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 Chevy C2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1998 Chevy C2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1995 Chevy C2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 Chevy C3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 Chevy K1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1999 Chevy K1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1998 Chevy K1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 Chevy K2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1998 Chevy K2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1995 Chevy K2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 Chevy K3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1989-1991 Chevy R3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 Chevy Suburban C1500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 Chevy Suburban C2500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 Chevy Suburban K1500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 Chevy Suburban K2500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1990 Chevy Suburban R1500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1990 Chevy Suburban R2500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1990 Chevy Suburban V1500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1990 Chevy Suburban V2500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1989-1991 Chevy V3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1996-1997 Chevy Van - P Series Forward Control with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L P35 without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 GMC C1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1999 GMC C1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1998 GMC C1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 GMC C2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1998 GMC C2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1995 GMC C2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 GMC C3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 GMC K1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1999 GMC K1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1998 GMC K1500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 GMC K2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1998 GMC K2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.0L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1994-1995 GMC K2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1988-1994 GMC K3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1989 GMC R2500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1989-1991 GMC R3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 GMC Suburban C1500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 GMC Suburban C2500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 GMC Suburban K1500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1992-1995 GMC Suburban K2500 with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1989-1991 GMC V3500 Truck with 28 Inch Core Radiator V8 5.7L without Engine Oil Cooler
  • 1996-1997 GMC Van - P Series Forward Control with 28 Inch Core Radiator V6 4.3L P35 without Engine Oil Cooler

This part replaces:

  • Spectra Premium Industries CU618
  • Partslink GM3010257
  • TYC 618
Part #: 1ARAD00048


How-to Video:

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