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radiator screen

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dieselfan, May 1, 2012.

  1. May 1, 2012 at 4:50 PM
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    dieselfan

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    Has anyone made a screen for the radiator, protecting it from bugs and stones. Have any ideas? Is this good or bad for a Tacoma? Thanks
     
  2. May 1, 2012 at 4:54 PM
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    Highland Logan

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    Aw9d

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    I think you could just use a fine mesh and mount it in front of your radiator. Just don't let it touch and make sure the air flows good through it.
     
  4. May 1, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Here's mine. Glad I have something. Winter front and screen for Summer. 30 year old FIA brand I bought for my "NEW" 1984 Nissan 720 2wd gas that I never put on.

    Photo0961.jpg
     
  5. May 1, 2012 at 5:38 PM
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    Been adding bug screens over radiators for years because of love bug season in Florida and grass seed associated with my occupation. It will make a difference if you are getting over heating problems but take the time to use air or water to clean the screen on a regular basis.
     
  6. May 1, 2012 at 7:39 PM
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    The condenser is mounted in front of the radiator.
     
  7. May 1, 2012 at 7:55 PM
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    And do not EVER use a pressure washer to blow in from behind to clean the rad.

    It'll bend the fins over just as quick as a 10 year old's fingers.
     
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