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Old 30th July 2012
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Default Replacing radiator

So after driving the other day with steam pouring out under the hood taking a closer look i discovered a giant leak on the side of the radiator and decided to order a new one. Does anyone have a guide to replacing a radiator for the 93 or direct me in the direction of one? Thanks.
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Iam gonna be doing the same thing soon. iam gonna do a search and if i find anything here ill post it
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Replacing the radiator wasn't too bad in my ng900. Remove headlights & side indicators & grill. Disconnect horn. There is also a power steering line up top, loosen the connection for it. Remove the front bumper. Remove intercooler (two bolts & 2 hoses). Then remove oil cooler (use bungee cords to hold it up to keep from ruining lines). Remove screws holding in AC condensor, then slightly bend it over as needed. Remove all hoses from radiator (consider replacing hoses & clamps). Remove the fan (2 wiring connectors, I think only two screws).

Look at the new radiator to figure out where the anchoring points are. Then, slide it out of the two top mounting points (may need to use a flat head to pry it out). From here it will pull up and out. I removed mine from behind the center section. Installation is the reverse. It really wasn't too bad, and will save you a lot of money vs having a shop do it.
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