I've read somewhere of someone (is that vague enough ?) who got their
radiator out the top without removing the apron. However, they had to
basically strip the front of the engine (head, water pump & housing, fan &
hub, etc.) to do it. It sounded to me like more work than removing the
apron, so I didn't pay much attention.
On Friday, April 02, 1999 6:32 AM, JIM_WALLACE@HP-Canada-om1.om.hp.com
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> You are right, and my memory was wrong, the apron was indeed off. My foot
> have been on that cross brace that holds the inner fenders together.
> I have heard that it's somehow possible to take the rad out the bottom by
> undoing all the steering linkage and applying 12 hours of labour, but
> what I went through even with the apron off, it's hard to imagine. I can
> the desire, given the likelihood of the paint getting dinged up while
> the apron. Mine's sure going back on with plety of anti-seize!
> From: George Hahn
> Subject: Re: TR3A Radiator Removal
> JIM_WALLACE@HP-Canada-om1.om.hp.com wrote:
> > I also had to brace my foot against
> > the top of the opening in the apron to get enough leverage, and I think
> > was the day I dislocated my shoulder.
> Do I understand you to say you removed the radiator without removing the
> apron? Is that possible? Manual says remove the rad first but the
> manual sometimes lies.
> Geo Hahn
> 59 TR3A