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Old 08-04-2005, 07:46 PM   #11
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Finally done. Thanks for all of the help all!! I don't know how much money I just saved myself but I paid $100 for the radiator, $21 for both hoses and new clamps for the bottom, $6 for the thermostat, and 99 cents for the o-ring gasket. How much would labor have been?! Oh well, I did it myself and I'm proud.
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Finally done. Thanks for all of the help all!! I don't know how much money I just saved myself but I paid $100 for the radiator, $21 for both hoses and new clamps for the bottom, $6 for the thermostat, and 99 cents for the o-ring gasket. How much would labor have been?! Oh well, I did it myself and I'm proud.
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Finally done. Thanks for all of the help all!! I don't know how much money I just saved myself but I paid $100 for the radiator, $21 for both hoses and new clamps for the bottom, $6 for the thermostat, and 99 cents for the o-ring gasket. How much would labor have been?! Oh well, I did it myself and I'm proud.
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Awesome man.. no leaks on the first try? Even better!

What temp tstat did you end out going for?
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Ok...I went to the reference 90 motor... wow.. messed up t stat situation.
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Ok...I went to the reference 90 motor... wow.. messed up t stat situation.
Don't worry about it. Look at me, i've made a many mistakes. Just be glad you aren't as bad as me
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Ok...I went to the reference 90 motor... wow.. messed up t stat situation.
Yeah, how do you like that one bolt design... and look at the location of the bolt... Sheer brilliance I tell ya

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Makes you wonder what was wrong with that design they had where the t-stat was right under an easy to get at cap. I think 2.5'* late 80'*
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Or even the LG3 which had a similar intake design to the LN3.
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