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Old 06-03-2006, 01:30 PM   #1
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Would it be possible to coast the radiator hose thats leading to the thermastat with some black satin to keep heat low since my air filter is directly next to it. acctually my filter cone is touching the hose
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Shield your filter.
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do you have any suggestions with what type of material and where would i get the reflective insulation from?
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Please try searching. This has been discussed here thousands of times.
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What could i do until i make a heat shield
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Go easy on the newbs Bill.
Remember, we may be beyond the basics now but new comers still need help.

Trig - it only takes about 30 minutes and $20 to fab up a quick and dirty sheild. You can improve on it after time.
Buy some Reflectix plastic aluminum coated bubble wrap from the hardware store and some aluminum tape.
Cut and tape...cut and tape...cut and tape.
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yeah i just left the hardware store to get some but the pricing for that tape is ridiculous
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I can buy that tape at Walmart for $5 a roll.
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oh yeah im finna go get some now
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trigga, please try searching here for your information. It'* all been discussed in great detail. It'll take you less than 10 minutes to find all the information you need.

Paul, we try to encourage the noobs to try searching for their information to teach them how to find it themselves. Trigga has been asking alot of questions lately that are all here in the databsase. He'll be much happier when he gets comfortable searching for his information.
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