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radiator/core mount

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 55Willy, Jan 20, 2004.

  1. 55Willy

    55Willy 3/4 ton status

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    On my front sheet metal should I mount the radiaotr to the grill then make two frot mounts using my left over poly bushings or should I mount theradiator seperate to tone down the flex up front trying to tweek it. $280 for a radiator would suck to twist it up.LOL
     
  2. skratch

    skratch 1/2 ton status

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    I saw a set up once before that had a central mount instead of on the frame rails to help keep the nose from twisting with the frame, so that the radiator wouldn't get tweaked. Seemed like a good idea to me, might work for your rig too.
     
  3. bablazer73

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    I know it's hard to see, But I have a spring mount in the center of the rad support. This allows the frame to flex and the body doesn't.
     
  4. 55Willy

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    yours was the one I thought of. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  5. supersize75

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    I tried the radiator on the body..killed 1 radiator, so I thought I was slick and tied it into the frame with bushings...2 radiators

    so now I am back to stock...no problems yet and a bran new radiator /forums/images/graemlins/crazy.gif the added support of my jeffro style bumper has elliminated my front frame flex ALOT though /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     

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