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  1. I4 - Naturally Aspirated
    I don't know if my car has always done this as long as I've had it but I notice that after going out for a drive, if I open the bonnet I can smell this aroma which I'm not sure how to describe, it's sort of like the smell of hot air. You're gonna say obviously there will be hot air under the...
  2. Car Care
    Hi everyone, So I have a 2005 Tiburon GT and recently had an overheating in idle issue. I took it to a mechanic and they said my radiator was leaking. They replaced it with a new one and the problem was solved. Then I started having shifting issues few days later (maybe a week). It would delay...
  3. V6 - Naturally Aspirated
    hello. im new here. so if this is in the wrong place.... be easy. lol. i have had my 2003 Tiburon GT man/6spd for about 3 months now and one thing that has been bothering me is this damn coolant leak. let me explain.... sitting in traffic and at stops i notice my gauge would go up to about the 1...
  4. V6 - Naturally Aspirated
    I'm so ****ing frustrated right now. I'm trying to replace my radiator. I can't ****ING get the damn clamps to come off the hoses! Firstly, I can barely get channel locks into such a precarious position. Secondly, when I do manage to sorta-kinda get a grip, they won't budge! Any tips?!
  5. Tiburon General Discussion
    So recently, my radiator fan has not been kicking on when at idle, and my car overheats. I'm wanting to know where the sensor that transmits information to the fans is located. Thanks everyone!
  6. I4 - Forced Induction
    Is the half size civic radiator a good mod? I'm talking about a 2 or 3 row aluminum rad not an oem. I've read a thread in elantraxd about a guy who actually did it and worked great for him and man was there a lot of space in that engine bay after that mod! But he was not boosted, so then I...
  7. Tiburon General Discussion
    I've been talking with a company called Fuku Works about making some radiator hoses, etc for the Tib and haven't been getting very far since they seem to think it would be a small market. Well, after just looking on their FaceBook page, I noticed that they are producing Genesis coupe hoses. I...
  8. Tiburon General Discussion
    So im driving yesterday and happen to look down. Only to see my engine temp gauge at 3/4 the way up. I come to a red light and smoke is pouring out of the engine. Im like WTF. Luckily i was 2min from my aunts house. I pull in an anti freeze is pissing everywhere. Filled up with water and saw it...
  9. New Member Introductions
    So My car just overheated at 5AM on the way to work... It looks like there's a hairline crack in the plastic part of the radiator tank Just below the filler cap. it looks like the coolant is spraying all over, so someone told me that when it starts overheating, to turn on the heat, but when I...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hello, I'm new to this forum, cars, and my Tiburon (03) lol. I need a new radiator and I was wondering if there is any clear benefit to buying a 100% aluminum radiator as well as silicone hoses to replace the oem ones. I plan on going forced induction in the future. Is it worth the extra $150+...
  11. I4 - Naturally Aspirated
    So i found out the other day that i had one rad fan out. i've been meaning to get to the dealer to get a new one but the cars not over heating (winter is good for that) anyway i showed my friend this today and the other rad fan isnt working now ether!! WTF??!??!?!! I need to get this fixed NOW...
  12. Tiburon General Discussion
    Ok so some of these problems I need some help with, others not so much but i'm letting you know what the problems are anyway.... cuz i have free time... number 1) (most annyoing of all) Reverse lights dont work! i think they are burnt out? but i dont know what bulbs to get as i dont have an...
  13. Hyundai Tech
    I have a 2003 V6 GT Automatic. Here's the story on what happened. The transmission had defaulted to third gear about a year ago. I read in a lot of places and have heard from a mechanic that a lot of times they will default to third gear when something else is wrong to avoid damage to the...
  14. Parts for Sale
    I have a stage 2 NGM reflashed ecu with maf clamp $350 obo Stock shortblock with around 40k on it (good for a engine build) $100 Upper intake manifold $40 Lower intake manifold $50 OEM radiator $25 (I upgraded) Let me know if you're looking for something specific for the 2.7 engine. I'll take...
  15. Product Reviews
    Got this the other day and I was quite impressed how well the radiator was packed. First thing to notice is the it is much thicker (dual core radiator) compared to the oem radiator. The whole radiator appears to be man entirely out of aluminum vs the oem which is has plastic end tanks. The...
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