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how to remove duct for oil cooler on turbo type 44's?
Any BTDTs on removing the duct that goes from the front bumper
assembly/air dam to the oil cooler unit? I tried to remove the one
on my 5kCST about 2 years ago and after spending about an hour I gave
up in disgust.
I'm bringing this up because I noticed accumulated garbage(like
leaves) and stones jammed in almost every other fin on my oil cooler,
which may be explaining elevated oil temps. I'd like to fix this,
and it necessitates removal of the duct to get in there.
From what I remember, the duct slides towards the front of the car,
sort of like a radio antenna's segments, and separates from the oil
cooler, but I couldn't get it far enough to get an opening between
the two. I seriously hope the bumper doesn't have to come off :(
BTW, picked up a can of air conditioner foaming coil cleaner. Gave
it a shot on the a/c coil and main radiator. I've noticed that even
a slight amount of dirt or dust on refrigerators has a drastic effect
on their performance...if anything substantial happens, I'll mention
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