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    1. Member briano1234's Avatar
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      04-23-2010 10:49 AM #1
      For those of us that remove the Radiator shroud, and have to fight the hoses and what-nots, I have come up with a slight mod that allows the easier removal of the thing.

      The shroud looks like this:



      Here is the tin marked for the cuts.



      Here is the tin after the cuts.



      It is a whole lot easier to get in and out.
      Last edited by briano1234; 02-12-2015 at 11:24 AM.
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      04-23-2010 11:02 AM #2
      oooooh! Since I'm pulling my radiator for a flush anyway, this will be a great time to do this little mod. Nice tip Brian! [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      04-25-2010 03:56 PM #3
      Do you leave the motor and fan in place when you romove this? Of course you would unplug it. Will tin snipps cut it or are we talking cutting wheel. Thanks for posting this. The link in the FAQ is dead. Now I'll finally paint that shroud
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      04-25-2010 07:04 PM #4
      I used tin snips, the motor was still installed and unplugged.
      Grounds, Grounds, Grounds Replace them things.
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      Another Useless Ground Thread
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      08-29-2011 01:45 AM #5
      I love this.... Now can you come up with a nice easy and quick removal of the kneebar?

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      08-29-2011 03:13 AM #6
      Trust me after having the knee bar in and out a few times on different cabs that I have owned I wish as hell there was a easier way. I would of found it...
      Grounds, Grounds, Grounds Replace them things.
      Divorces, Great Coffee, and Electrics, all start with GOOD Grounds.

      Another Useless Ground Thread
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