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Old 12-23-2006, 12:06 AM   #1
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How fast can you swap a radiator from a 93 SE to a 92 SE?


1 hour and 17 minutes is my new personal best, having never done it before.
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Fastest radiator swap I did was my mom'* '94 century. 20 mins.
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I guess I should swap some more radiators and get some practice.
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I'd ask why..but radiators get changed for the obvious reasons normally lol
Nice job, I've yet to do one lol
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guess you didnt have air tools
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radiators are easy, except when theyre on a honda
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radiators are easy, except when theyre on a honda
ahh not too bad, i did one on a honda accord and it was a CINCH!

as far as bonnevilles go..

I changed mine in about 45 mins. and then overheated my car. yeah don't ask. it works well now, thats all i care about
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radiators are easy, except when theyre on a honda
ahh not too bad, i did one on a honda accord and it was a CINCH!

as far as bonnevilles go..

I changed mine in about 45 mins. and then overheated my car. yeah don't ask. it works well now, thats all i care about
what did you forget? Fluid?
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i can change a radiator on a 88-91 sse in about 20 min, a little less if im in a huge hurry and nothing decides to be evil with the cooler lines/hoses.
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radiators are easy, except when theyre on a honda
Back in the day in autoshop class, I pulled a rad out of a dead donor '86 Accord in less than an hour - at a time when I had little to no experience on working on cars
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