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Old 06-19-2018, 12:57 PM   #1
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Radiator screen guard

When we going on our first trip I noticed bugs getting in the radiator fins so I cleaned them out got some small clamps from Menards. spring loaded and some window screen cut it to fit and clamped it to the outside of the shroud to cover the radiator now it stops all the bugs and debris from getting to the fins and you can remove or replace it when needed
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Old 06-19-2018, 01:54 PM   #2
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House screens can severely limit the air flow to the radiator and cause over heating.
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Old 06-19-2018, 04:27 PM   #3
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Ours has never overheated
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Old 06-19-2018, 05:56 PM   #4
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That's a slick idea. Did you buy the size with the larger opening?
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Old 06-19-2018, 09:33 PM   #5
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Yes but not so big it stops things from hit and damaging or bugs clogging and making it overheat
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Old 06-21-2018, 10:10 PM   #6
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There have been a few other ideas posted before. Having had a rock puncture the AC coil before, I went with expanded metal for stucco but hung it in front of the radiator down to the washer bottle. Another piece went over the dash intake ducts to prevent flying vermin finding an entrance. Not terribly elegant, but very functional.
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Old 06-21-2018, 11:17 PM   #7
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Id worry about window screening being too restrictive as well.
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Old 06-22-2018, 12:17 AM   #8
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Id worry about window screening being too restrictive as well.
Put the screen behind the grille. There's plenty of space between the grille and the radiator bundle for fresh air to be supplied.
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Old 06-27-2018, 06:38 PM   #9
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No overheating problems as of yet

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