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Old 10-28-2008, 10:37 PM   #1
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Exclamation Plastic piece above your radiator

dont EVER EVER EVER crack or break that piece...... its 50 BONES for ford to fix it, might as well get one Fabbed from a local fab shop. Damn those Ford specialty parts.....die!!! it kinda feels like gettin kicked in the nuts!


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Old 10-28-2008, 10:43 PM   #2
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i didnt clarify, its the tube that branches off of your radiator, plastic tube that also splits into two and i thnk runs into the cab for your heater control? anyways, it costs an arm n a leg, mabe a nut too...
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Old 10-28-2008, 10:55 PM   #3
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thats funny mine cost $20....from ford,and i put it on in 5min.
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:15 PM   #4
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yeah mine broke like 2 months ago, i did it myself with a pair of channel locks, and the part cost like 25 bucks

seriously took 5 min to do
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:25 PM   #5
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Dang I have an extra one I would have given you. Oh wait are you talking about the thermostat?
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:42 PM   #6
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Perhaps a photo or two to show us what you are referring to.
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I generally make it a priority not to break random plastic pieces.
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Old 10-29-2008, 04:55 AM   #8
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i broke mine and just made another lol i used some hose and a y pipe here is a pic



cost me 5 dollars lol i broke mine while putting on a header i backed the ratchet out and next thig i knew im covered in this really hot liquid lol
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lol thats some jb weld so i could make the drive to the parts store lol it held up for about 5 minutes then busted when i got to the store so i fabed it up in the parking lot lol i was lucky they only had one of those y pipes and 2 of the other 1 piece i used on the other end. i should sell my design to ford cause mines much more durable
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