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Old 08-02-2010, 01:38 PM
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Here is a simple radiator hose removal DIY.

I believe it shows a novel method for removing the upper radiator hose and which I think eliminates any downward or twisting force on the brittle radiator neck and thermostat housing.

This method I came up with (out of necessity) applies axial forces only!










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