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Old 10-30-2020, 06:40 PM   #1
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remove radiator from 26' Argosy

How far must I raise the front wheels to drop radiator out the bottom? Radiator is good but must remove to change balancer on front of engine. Have vibration when in park from 2200 rpms to 2900 rpms. Shows up at 50 mph to 60 mph. Bummer since just had engine over hauled 4000 miles ago with radiator rebuilt.
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How far must I raise the front wheels to drop radiator out the bottom? Radiator is good but must remove to change balancer on front of engine. Have vibration when in park from 2200 rpms to 2900 rpms. Shows up at 50 mph to 60 mph. Bummer since just had engine over hauled 4000 miles ago with radiator rebuilt.

on my 79, I used 10.5" ramp, I think 9" will do
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Old 10-30-2020, 10:37 PM   #3
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on my 79, I used 10.5" ramp, I think 9" will do
Thanks, I have 12" ramps. Great I thought maybe 2'...
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It might also depend on what previous owners have done in there, though. I feel like there's been a bunch of stuff added to or modified on mine that would make getting the radiator out the bottom much more difficult. Luckily mine seems to be pretty solid and was super clean when I flushed it, so hopefully (knock on aluminum) I won't be facing this challenge any time soon!
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edit: crap... I see the issue isn't your radiator, and that you need to remove it to get to something else. Hopefully I didn't jinx myself!
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