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Replace radiator 81 6 cyl ford van

Hey dude; i would like to replace the radiator in my 1981 ford e 150 van 300 6 cyl. a/t no a/c .im not a mechnic any advice or tips i should know about any help graetly appreciated thanks brasswolf121

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    hi mechanic dude ; thanks for the straight forward simple instructions cheers Brasswolf121

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Drain the radiator, Remove the upper and lower radiator hoses, Disconnect the trans. cooler lines. These are "hard" lines connected to the radiator approx. 5/16 lines. Remove the mounting bolts of the shroud (if equipped) Remove the mounting bolts for the radiator and lift straight up. Installation is the reverse. Be sure to fill your radiator with a 50/50 mix of coolant to water. Start and run van and check for leaks.

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    Lee Quiroz Jun 12, 2008

    You're very welcome!

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