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Spectra Premium Spectra Premium Radiator

COMPLETE RADIATOR - B2251
Overall rating:
4.506 / 5
4.5
 / 
5
(79 reviews) 79
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Rating breakdown 79 reviews
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Star
3
70 out of 7396%of reviewers recommend this.
Customer reviews for Spectra Premium Radiator
Review 1 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Newer style alum with plastic tanks

PostedJuly 25, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Durability: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Easy install with all hardware and fittings matching OEM. Hope it can stand up to the durability of a HD P/U truck.
 Easy to use and order
 Time will tell
Pros Warranty, Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 2 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Product review

PostedJuly 18, 2014
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Location: Douglasville GA USA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:No
Age:45-54
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store & Online
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Perfect fit
Pros Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 3 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

No problems

PostedJuly 15, 2014
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Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:Over 65
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
The package included installation instructions and all the parts fit fine. Have been running with the new radiator for three weeks with no problems
Pros Price, Dependability
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Review 4 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
3 / 5
3 / 5

Does the job. Only time will tell.

PostedJuly 14, 2014
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Location: Chico, CA, USA
Rewards Member:No
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store & Online
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
3 / 5
3 / 5
So far so good. Check back in 100,000 miles and I'll give you my final word.
Pros Price, availability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 5 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Fit was perfect and works great.

PostedJuly 12, 2014
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Location: Stockton, MO 65785
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:No
Gender:Female
Shopping Preference:Online
Level of Expertise:I do all vehicle repairs myself
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Durability: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
The radiator fit exactly as original. Now my daughter's car runs without overheating. Previous owner had used some type of stop leak and it stopped circulation instead. I like the pay online feature with Pepboys. I can pay in advance, give the pick up slip to my daughter for the item. Great when I am short on time!
Pros Warranty, Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 6 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

exact fit

PostedJuly 9, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Price: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Value: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Durability: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Put it in and took a 1000 mile trip to Mexico no problems
Pros Warranty, Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 7 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

In stock, cheap & fit perfectly.

PostedJuly 8, 2014
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Location: Sacramento, CA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:45-54
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store
Level of Expertise:I do all vehicle repairs myself
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Overall it's at least, if not a better product than OEM.
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Pros Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 8 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

the radiator was exact fit just as advertised

PostedJuly 7, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quick delivery. I picked it up at the store
 loved the online discount
Pros Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 9 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Spectra Premium Radiator

PostedJuly 6, 2014
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Location: Glendale, CA, USA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store & Online
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent
Pros Warranty, Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 10 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect fit!

PostedJuly 3, 2014
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Location: Stateline,NV
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:No
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:Online
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
No problems!
 If I bought this same radiator in town it would have cost me $170.00. Pep Boys saved me $70.00 . Thank you!
 Outstanding
 Yes
 To anybody
Pros Warranty, Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 11 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
1 / 5
1 / 5

Does not fit 1988 Toyota pickup

PostedJune 15, 2014
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Location: Bakersfield, CA, USA
Would you purchase this product again?No
Did you find everything you were looking for?No
Age:35-44
Gender:Male
Price: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Value: 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Quality: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
1 / 5
1 / 5
Durability: 
1 / 5
1 / 5
I replaced my radiator with this one and found that the hood hits the cap just enough to cause the neck to crack. Now I'm out $130 and still need a radiator. I guess it may be a good product for vehicles that it fits.
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Review 12 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect fit on a 99 WJ

PostedMay 23, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Old Rad started leaking and bought this one for an awesome price. Item was ordered online and was ready for pickup after a few hours.
Lower cooler nipple had a problem with the treads making it impossible for the cooler line to be screwed, but no biggie, removed the nipple and replaced it with the old one.
No leaks, and product seems to be working fine. Very happy with the purchase....
Pros Price
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Review 13 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
4 / 5
4 / 5

Exact replacement for 02 Jeep Liberty

PostedMarch 28, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Durability: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
4 / 5
4 / 5
This is the second radiator that I've had to replace in my 2002 Jeep Liberty Limited. The first radiator I had replaced in 2011 by a local shop for around $300. This time I opted to do the repair myself and save some money. After talking to a radiator specialist I decided to replace the thermostat and upper, lower hoses as well. The replacements took around 3-4 hours to complete which wasn't too bad. The radiator was a perfect match and fit. Luckily when I made the purchase the price was $100 less than priced today.
Pros Warranty, Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 14 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

THE DAY MY RADIATOR STARTED LEAKING

PostedMarch 17, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Shopping Preference:In Store & Online
Level of Expertise:I do all vehicle repairs myself
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
I WAS GETTING TO WORK FRIDAY MORNING ,LOOKING AT THE CONCRETE ,I NOTICED A STAIN OF ANTIFREEZE FLUID UNDER MY FRONT END,SO SURELY ENOUGH MY RADIATOR STARTED GOING BAD AROUND SEALS AND LEAKING FROM ONE OF MY UPPER FINS.ON MY LUNCH BREAK CALLED UP LOCAL PARTS STORE TO SEE WHO HAD ONE THEY WERE ALL PRETTY PRICEY ,130 WAS THE LOWEST ,BUT SURLY ENOUGH CALLED PEPBOYS THEY HAD ONE IN STOCK ,WENT ONLINE AND PURCHASED IT AND USED A DISCOUNT PROMOTION THEY HAD ON RADIATORS.SAVED 30 DOLLARS GOT MY RADIATOR THE SAME DAY AFTER WORK,INSTALLED IT THE NEXT DAY SINCE IT WAS THE WEEKEND IN NO TIME... [PEPBOYS SAVED THE DAY,AND SAVED ME SOME EXTRA MONEY AND TIME LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PARTS .TRUCK RUNNING COOL NOW THANKS PEPBOYS.
 GREAT
 GREAT
 OUTSTANDING
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Cons they should more stores like pepboys
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 15 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
4 / 5
4 / 5

excellent fit

PostedMarch 17, 2014
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Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Durability: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Really good fit, a little hard to install, but satisfied
Pros Warranty, Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 16 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
4 / 5
4 / 5

Radiator

PostedMarch 16, 2014
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Rewards Member:No
Age:Over 65
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:Online
Level of Expertise:I do all vehicle repairs myself
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Quality: 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Good radiator but transmission fitting on it does not match ORE. Hose has to be cut off and it only fits on about 1/2 in of protruding fitting. Had to use hose clamp to hook it to radiator. Had it as tight as it would go. It came off on Interstate and now I have to rebuild Tranny. Not good matching ORE. Going to cost me $900 to repair it. So not to happy. I am on Social Security so it is going to put me in a bind. Down to no vehicle.
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Cons Dependability
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Review 17 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

great item great price

PostedMarch 10, 2014
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Location: Bordentown Township, NJ, USA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store & Online
Level of Expertise:I do all vehicle repairs myself
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
this was the deal of the century. after shopping around with prices more than double the cost of this radiator and it is the same make as your competitors. IT FIT THE FIRST TIME WITH NO PROBLEMS. it took about 25 minutes to install, and draining the radiator took almost half that time. i would recommend this to any one looking for a good quality product. 2006 jeep thanks you too.
 fast service
 excellent
 absolutly
 great product
Pros Warranty, Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 18 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

High Quality

PostedMarch 9, 2014
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Location: Tremonton, UT, USA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:In Store & Online
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
This radiator is for my 2005 lincoln towncar. The radiator is an exact fit and in my opion is better than the oem radiator.
Pros Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 19 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
4 / 5
4 / 5

Excellent performance but had to make it fit

PostedMarch 9, 2014
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Location: NJ
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:Online
Level of Expertise:I do some repairs
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Did this product meet your overall expectations? 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Excellent replacement on my 280zx Turbo but had to do some minor work to get it to fit properly.
 the cart contents disappeared in the middle of my order so I had to re-enter
Pros Price
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Review 20 for Spectra Premium Radiator
This review is fromSpectra Premium Radiator.
Overall Rating: 
5 / 5
5 / 5

Perfect fit.

PostedMarch 8, 2014
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Location: Connecticut, USA
Would you purchase this product again?Yes
Did you find everything you were looking for?Yes
Rewards Member:Yes
Age:55-64
Gender:Male
Shopping Preference:Online
Level of Expertise:I do all vehicle repairs myself
Price: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Value: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Quality: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Ease of Installation/Use: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Durability: 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate your overall online experience with Pepboys.com 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Please rate the quality of product information 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Great price. Half of the competition.
 Fast delivery.
 Already have.
Pros Warranty, Price, Dependability
Yes, I recommend this product.
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