Agree the copper/brass radiators have been problematic. (Made by US Radiator - confirmed with them)
My first radiator leaked after 6 months or so. Classic Industries had me get it repaired at a local radiator shop and reimbursed me. Leaked again a short time later.
Sent it back to Classic Industries. Was told as soon as they received it, they would send out a new one.
They did not. I kept calling and calling with no luck (months of not being able to drive my car). I would not have had a problem with this, BUT THEY KEPT LYING TO ME THAT THE NEW RADIATOR WAS ON IT'S WAY. Called US Radiator and they confirmed they will only build radiators in batches after there are enough orders.
2nd radiator leaked just after a year. Called Classic Industries and was told it was not under warranty and they would not replace it.
Took it to a local radiator shop and paid another $175, on top of the $400+ I originally spent, to have an almost brand new radiator repaired.
This shop pulled it apart and re-soldered the top tank (where ALL the leaks were happening). So far so good on the repair...
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