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 Post subject: XH Snorkel Installation
Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 12:20 pm 
Parts Gopher

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Tried search no joy,

The plastic cover for the radiator and clutch fan is blocking the installation of my XH snorkel.

Has anyone found a way around this without removing the whole cover because I really don't think that is a good idea.

See how the snorkel's obstructions are shown in the first photo.



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Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:42 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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hacksaw blade and file.

remove the old plastic intake on top of the shroud and file down neatly. Thats what I had too do on my old EA Mpi converted spak.



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Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 6:09 pm 
Getting Side Ways
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hacksaw is your friend.

or feck off the cesna sounding clutch fan and go thermo's much much better.



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Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:35 pm 
Getting Side Ways

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hack saw or if ya a handy man angle grinder with a thin blade (helps to get a scrap peice of metal to remove the burnt plastic of the blde)

when i installed mine on the EB which still had the EA cowling i just did the above with ngle grinder.

note if you go angle grinder path grab a rag to wipe the engine over :P



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Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:31 pm 
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like every one said man chop it off ayy i used a hack saw



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