1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir

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1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir

Post by Vyetr » Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:37 pm

Where can a 1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir be purchased?

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Re: 1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir

Post by merkurdriver » Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:58 pm

they are getting pretty difficult to find these days. I don't think I have any 89 (driver's side )bottles on hand, but I will check my inventory and let you know if I have one.

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Re: 1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir

Post by eaton53 » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:04 pm

From Rapido's site:
Coolant Fill Bottle/Resevoirs - We keep them all in stock as well as the correct pressure caps.
I guess "all" would also mean '89's?
Also: "The reservoir is not cheap".
Mark Copeland - I'm 50 miles west of Kewanee, IL

'89 XR4Ti
Car was the 2014 MCA Merkur Preservation Award Winner
I'm just the latest caretaker and I'm keepin' it REAL shiny!! 8)

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Re: 1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir

Post by Vyetr » Mon Dec 18, 2017 10:44 pm

Is there an alternate way to handle the coolant overflow if the stock reservoir is not available?

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Re: 1989 Merkur XR4 Ti overflow reservoir

Post by merkurdriver » Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:04 pm

We typically sell decent / good used 1989 XR bottles for $75. I don't have any available in that flavor right now.
However, I DO have an excellent condition used 1989 XR bottle in my personal "secret stash". Nice and clear, even still has the (factory) 50% coolant / 50% water label on it still.
If you don't find a bottle anywhere else or you just want as close to perfect as possible email me directly at merkurdriver@gmail.com to discuss.
Also have correct 1989 XR correct pressure caps brand new as icing on the cake after a coolant bottle replacement.

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