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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-11-2017, 01:41 PM Thread Starter
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While The Clam's Off

So I'm pulling the front clam to replace it.
While it's off what should I address while in there?

I've heard of issues with the blower motor electronics, and I've heard of issues with the radiator end tanks.
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Change the radiator and hoses. The resistor pack upgrade can be done. The front brake lines are easier to upgrade to SS. Give 'er a nice cleaning while you're in there...
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+ Oil line fittings, if recall hasnít been done
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Replace the OEM horn with a louder one - pull some larger wires to handle the current since the stock wires probably wonít. If you donít have the stock driving light harness and may want to add them later, now is also a good time to pull those wires.

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Remove the dual 10" pusher fans from the A/C condenser and straighten the fins (the fans mangle them hindering air flow)
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Remove A/C

Install a single (or dual) 10" SPAL puller fans on top of Rad
Replace Radiator and hoses
Remove front oil coolers and lines, install a BOE rear mount cooler.
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Change your brake fluid (easier with clam off, no fear of sloping it on the paint)

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