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How do I take this dang thing apart

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by hunterguy86, Dec 17, 2005.

  1. hunterguy86

    hunterguy86 1/2 ton status

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    I'm workin on an 87 c10 w/ a TBI 350.

    I'm trying to change the heatercore out in it. I have the heater box out but I cant figure out how to get the heater core out of the blowerbox. I can see how the box would come apart in 2 pieces but the 2 rods that the temperature doors ride on seem to be holding the box together.

    Any tips? This is my 1st heater core on a chevy.

    Thanks yall,

    Dustin
     
  2. Muddytazz

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    IIRC, there is a clip or two or a couple screws, been a long time since I've replaced one.
     
  3. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    Remove the box from the firewall (the inside box), which sounds like you already have done that,
    no need to dissassemble the box anymore, there is a thin metal strap with screws way down in there. Sometimes grass,rats nests,sludge,whatever can obscure the screws.
     
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    the handle/rod on my door in my heater box just pulled out and allow little(but enough) access to replace the heater core

    after i took the screws out of course ...91 k5 blazer(did it a few months ago)
     
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    go to the tech section in the home page... there is a whole write up on it.
     
  6. hunterguy86

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    Yeah I read that thing a few times before I started. I actually got the core out without droppin the inner fender. That one bolt that is dwon behind the fender is a pain in the a**

    We finally got the core out of the box.
     
  7. 73k5blazer

    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    one (1) tilt front clip will help with that one!

    [​IMG]
     
  8. hunterguy86

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    That is freakin sweet!!:thumb: :bow: :bow:
     

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