Fun with parts identification - type 44 bumper bellows
Dr. Ian McArthur
sutul at telusplanet.net
Sat Mar 27 10:42:24 EST 2004
I have four Canadian 5TQs. They are badged 5000CD.
All of these have the gasket / whoopicushion / bellows. Well, actually, one
does not since I left it off when I installed driving lights.
I believe the purpose of this "gasket" is to control airflow through the
radiator. It fills a large hole in the intake air path to the radiator.
It's only on cars with US bumpers.
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