Getting back on track! - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
The Pub For General Discussion

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-29-02, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
EB wagon
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 8 Mile Plains, Brisbane
Posts: 932
Getting back on track!

Its been 2 weeks since the crash that left my EB undrivable.
So far its cost me $580 to get about half way too bringing her
back too life. This has included... 2 front headlamps, bonnet and
grill, new water pump, recond power steer pump, fan and clutch, front bumper, air con condensor and accumulator. The bumper and bonnet are red so i will need to get em sprayed stark white.
Whats left is that i need to get the top radiator support straightend out and install a new radiator. Hopefully this will all
fall under the $1500 mark. Hoping to make the brissy meet but i think finances will delay the work a week to late. One good thing is that ive learnt shit loads about my car and now i know the cooling system and power steer pump are all in excellent condition. Would anyone know how much (approx) it would cost me to push back out my radiator support? (the one with the bonnet latch on) cos its pushed in on the right side about 2 inches. Oh, BTW i found out i DO have a trans cooler built into the radiator.... it spewed tranny fluid out the pipes when i test started her today! =)

"Built ford tough"? Hmmmmmmm

Brent79 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-30-02, 06:42 AM
No longer around
MADNC_8's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Geelong
Age: 36
Posts: 4,882
nearly all autos have a trans cooler built into the radiator only its not used if they have the seperate air cooled one
MADNC_8 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 07-30-02, 06:59 AM
SPHELL's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Vicroads inspection bay
Age: 36
Posts: 925
I don't know how bad the damage is but if it's too much then you might have to get a new radiator support welded in. Would probably cost around $450 to get that done.....that's without buying the rad support though. I've forgotten how much I paid for mine. I think it was around $120 or something. Or else you could hire a "porta Power" which is like a big hydraulic shock absorber and push the rad support back out. This will work if the damage to it ain't too bad.
SPHELL is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Fordforums Community > The Pub

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Back end feels sloppy NZ General Tech 5 06-23-03 06:14 AM
Nascar Wrapup: Busch Becomes First Repeat Winner In 2003 RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 0 04-30-03 04:27 AM
TALK FROM THE TOP: Ford Motor CEO cuts costs, not product Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 11-18-02 09:35 AM
Lincoln Mercury will move back to Michigan Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 11-08-02 10:55 AM
Rookie Riggs Takes the Pole for Saturday's Channellock 250 LunaticSVT Ford Worldwide News 0 03-22-02 10:36 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome