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Old 03-20-2017, 06:17 PM   #7
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Re: How are the lower radiator brackets removed and installed?

Originally Posted by 71CHEVYSHORTBED402 View Post
It is a four core radiator. Hmmmm.........You figure that means it wasn't 4 core from factory, or this is the product of their labor?

That's twice in a week I've had reason to purchase a torch.
Torch??? As stated above, use vice grips to bend the lip toward the engine down. Generally, that's what the factory did for the 4-row radiators. Also, drill the rivets and replace them with small bolts of your choosing as stated above. I used flat head 1/4" stove bolts as short as I could go with the heads up.
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