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CARQUEST or ToughOne RAD Radiator

Part No. 432541 Warranty  

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Our radiators are designed and tested to meet or exceed OE specifications for form, fit, and function. Using premium quality materials and a clear focus on the highest heat transfer performance possible, our engineers have designed this radiator to perform at the highest standards to ensure optimal cooling.
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Core Height:29 in
Core Thickness:5/8 in
Core Width:15 3/4 in
Fan Included:No
Inlet Location:Top Left
Inlet Size(s):1 1/4 in
Outlet Location:Bottom Right
Outlet Size(s):1 1/4 in
Row Quantity:1
Transmission Cooler:Yes
Tube Size:5/8

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ToughOne or Ready-RadRadiator
 
3.7

(based on 68 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (26)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to install (52)
  • Lightweight (28)
  • Durable (11)
  • Improves engine efficiency (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

  • No improvement in performance (5)
  • Difficult to install (3)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (38)
  • Everyday driving (30)
    • Car & Truck:
    • Casual driver (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual driver (28), Mechanic (14), Auto enthusiast (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Almost a Perfect Fit

Used in a 2001 Camry, 2.2L, made in Japan. A minor mod was required. There are 2 "nipples" that on the bottom of the fans and drop into notches in...Read complete review

Used in a 2001 Camry, 2.2L, made in Japan. A minor mod was required. There are 2 "nipples" that on the bottom of the fans and drop into notches in the radiator frame. These fit, however the original fans have 2 additional tabs on each side of the "nipples". The small tabs drop into corresponding holes in the OEM radiator that are NOT part of this replacement. To make it fit, I simply broke off the tabs. The unit comes with the rad cap and drain plug.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Bolt holes for fan do not line up!

This did not fit my 2000 Kentucky made 4 cylinder Camry. The bolt holes for the fan were off too much to work. Other than that, it was OK (did have all the...Read complete review

This did not fit my 2000 Kentucky made 4 cylinder Camry. The bolt holes for the fan were off too much to work. Other than that, it was OK (did have all the appropriate stuff, and yes it did have a drain). I returned it and bought a Spectra Premium at another auto parts store and it fir perfectly. Hint: If buying a new radiator in the store, bring your old radiator fans for fitament! I did when I returned this one and bought the second one.

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4.0

great part for the money

By Xia _S14

from Minneapolis, MN

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Competitive Driver, Mechanic

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3 or more reviews submitted

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Install
  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Thinner The Oem

Best Uses

  • Everyday Driving

Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

Great part, easy to install, fits my 01 honda Accord V6 perfectly. had for 3 month an been good so far.

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4.0

Good radiator for the price

By Dave

from Corpus Christi. Tx

About Me Casual Driver

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday Driving
    • Replacement

    Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

    Fit perfectly no trouble

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    5.0

    Good part - Perfect Fitted

    By Okidoki7

    from Broken Arrow, OK

    About Me Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    Level 1

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

      Perfect fitted in Camry 2000

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      (8 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Exact replacement!

      By Giz

      from Sterling, MSA

      Verified Buyer
      Helpful Reviewer

      Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

      This radiator is a fit great! The only thing I had to do was break off 4 tiny tabs under the fan brackets so the fans would seat correctly. Looked like tabs from the plastic mold.

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      (5 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Almost a Perfect Fit

      By Save a buck

      from Baltimore, MD

      About Me Casual Driver

      Pros

      • Availability
      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Everyday Driving

        Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

        Used in a 2001 Camry, 2.2L, made in Japan. A minor mod was required. There are 2 "nipples" that on the bottom of the fans and drop into notches in the radiator frame. These fit, however the original fans have 2 additional tabs on each side of the "nipples". The small tabs drop into corresponding holes in the OEM radiator that are NOT part of this replacement. To make it fit, I simply broke off the tabs. The unit comes with the rad cap and drain plug.

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        (9 of 18 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        Not exact fit

        By John the non-Mechanic

        from Indianapolis

        Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

        Tough one radiator was not exact fit for 2000 Toyota Camry fan assembly. Instead of messing with it, took it back and went down the street to the other big auto parts store and their generic "Spectra" or something radiator for same price was exact fit.

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        (3 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Affordable Radiator

        By Taximom

        from Vero Beach, Fl

        About Me Casual Driver

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Improves Engine Efficiency
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday Driving
          • Replacement
          • Restoration

          Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

          By the time I got back outside with two cold beverages my husband had my radiator installed!

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          (5 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          great buy

          By mechanic joe

          from silver spring md

          Verified Buyer
          3 or more reviews submitted

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

              it was a great buy

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              (4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              No problems with this raditor replacemen

              By gbeasley

              from Ladson, SC

              About Me Mechanic

              Verified Buyer
              Helpful Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy To Install
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Replacement

                Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

                Radiator well protected in shipping box. Perfect fit. It doesn't get any easier than this.

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                (8 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Bolt holes for fan do not line up!

                By zzyzzx

                from Baltimore, MD

                About Me Auto Enthusiast

                Helpful Reviewer

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Does not fit

                  Best Uses

                  • Replacement

                  Comments about ToughOne or Ready-Rad Radiator:

                  This did not fit my 2000 Kentucky made 4 cylinder Camry. The bolt holes for the fan were off too much to work. Other than that, it was OK (did have all the appropriate stuff, and yes it did have a drain). I returned it and bought a Spectra Premium at another auto parts store and it fir perfectly. Hint: If buying a new radiator in the store, bring your old radiator fans for fitament! I did when I returned this one and bought the second one.

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                  • Q:

                    Hello, I just bought a radiator P/N 432541. My car is a 1998 T. Camry with a 2.2 L engine. Its a 5 speed manual transmission. This new radiator has AT cooling lines. Will this new radiator work with my car? Can it be installed with out attaching anything to the cooling connecting line on the radiator?
                    Also, for the fan sensor, do I remove a bottom plug from the new radiator to install the sensor?
                    Asked on 9/9/2014 by Mr. Wayne from Hartsville Tn

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      I'm glad to assist, Mr. Wayne! The radiator for the automatic and manual transmission for your 1998 Toyota Camry 2.2L is the same. The automatic transmission cooler lines are not utilized and could be covered with vacuum line caps. The product lines will generally consolidate in the aftermarket since there is no need to make the same radiator without the oil cooler option.

                      Great question on the fan sensor! This tank is too shallow to accept the sensor fitting. Packed with the radiator will be an adapter to properly adjust for the longer style sensor.

                      Answered on 9/10/2014 by Heath, ASE Parts Specialist from AAP
                  • Q:

                    How many gallons of 50/50 will this radiator need after installing?
                    Asked on 8/4/2014 by Jack

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Hi Jack, glad to assist you! It would be 7.3 quarts, or slightly less than 2 gallons.

                      Answered on 8/5/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Could not find temperature probe connection at the bottom of radiator. My cable is hanging
                    Asked on 6/11/2014 by habi from Hartsville, sc

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      I'm glad to assist, Habi! The drain plug and sensor port have been combined on this radiator. I've forwarded the instructions to your email address that should have been in the box explaining how to install your sensor.

                      Answered on 6/12/2014 by Vincent from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Will I need to purchase a radiator cap separately?
                    Asked on 4/11/2012 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      No, this part Ready-Rad Radiator, Part No. 432541 manufactured by Ready-Rad does not comes with a Radiator cap.
                      For compatibility of this part with your vehicle, please provide your vehicle make, model and engine specification.

                      Answered on 4/12/2012 by Aaron from AAP
                  • Q:

                    will this fit my 1999 toyota camry with 2.2 motor it has auto tran with a/c..do i need to buy a drain plug for it or do it come with it.
                    Asked on 2/5/2012 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Yes, this Ready-Rad Radiator Part number 432541 fits your 1999 Toyota Camry.

                      Answered on 2/5/2012 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Is this a fit for 1999 Toyota Camry 2.0 Auto Transmission ?
                    Asked on 1/1/2012 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      The Radiator from Ready-Rad does not fit your 1999 Toyota Camry.

                      Answered on 1/2/2012 by DIY Daniel from AAP
                  • Q:

                    THIS RADIATOR IS GOING TO FIT TO JAPAN BUILT MODEL?
                    Asked on 12/2/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      If you could please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                      Answered on 12/2/2011 by Steve from AAP
                  • Q:

                    Is it for automatic transmission or mannual, or both? Thanks
                    Asked on 10/2/2011 by Anonymous

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      In order to check the exact fit application, please provide the year, make, model and engine size of the vehicle and we would be better able to assist you.

                      Answered on 10/3/2011 by Steve from AAP
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