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Re: TD Radiator Support

Subject: Re: TD Radiator Support
From: Bob Howard <>
Date: Sun, 30 May 1999 22:29:16 EDT
  I looked at the radiator support in my car; support has never been
  The after edge has the hole for the crank incorporated into the
vertical part of the support. It's located just below horizontal center
line of the support.
  The forward edge has the crank hole in an area that's set down below
the mass of the forward edge of the support. 
  That is to say that at the front the hole is in a part that appears to
be hung down somewhat, whereas at the rear the hole is in the main
vertical itself, not an "extension".

On Sat, 29 May 1999 16:54:08 -0700 Bud Krueger <> writes:
>Help, please?
>     I'm befuddled, but that's not unusual.  The support member that 
>radiator mounts to in a TD can be installed in either of two 
>orientations.  It
>is almost symmetric however, the radiator mounting holes are slightly 
>offset in
>the fore-and-aft direction.  Another way of looking at it is that the 
>flanges with the hole for the crank are quite different in size.  One 
>is a broad
>flange that tapers uniformly toward the center, the other is a 
>narrower flange.
>     Can anyone tell me for certain which way the support should me 
>Should the narrow flange be toward the engine or toward the bumper?  
>An 'expert'
>told me that mine was reversed (narrow flange toward bumper).  Today I 
>got a
>look at another TD and saw that it was the exact same way.  TIA.
>Bud Krueger

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