2002 S10 pickup. ZR2 4x4. 183,000 miles. I picked up a new duralast radiator at Autozone. $202 for this thing. I’m putting it in and the lower cooler connection on the passenger side doesn’t want to reach. I previously had a Spectra premium. It had a fitting that sticks out. See in the picture. I had a real b of a time trying to stretch the line to fit into the duralast rad. I had to lift the bottom corner out of its hole and pull it closer. I then had to put the piece with the little clip on it onto the line to start. I then had to pull the bottom of the radiator over to start the piece into it. Finally got it. Put the radiator into the hole where it’s supposed to be. PITA because it didn’t want to reach. Had me nervous the stress was going to pull it out. On I went to the bottom hose. Got that on. Got the top cooler line on. Went to the other side got the cooler lines on. Took a look back at the lower connection and, you guessed it. It pulled out. Not happy. I can’t just leave the bottom of the radiator out of its hole. I’d be afraid it would end up in the fan and I’d have bigger problems. Should I just take it back and find another brand? Is there an easy idea for my current situation? The pics are the new radiator with the line not reaching and the old radiator showing the extension pieces spectra uses. The spectra pieces will not work with the Duralast. I’ve got it back on again. I’m yanking on the pipe and it’s not coming out. I don’t know if I trust it though. Advice?