Mk1 radiator fixings

Discussion in 'Mk1' started by PMH169, Jan 15, 2020 at 4:21 PM.

  1. PMH169 Forum Member

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    Hi,
    The radiator on my Mk1 seems to be located on the bottom by two cone shaped pins that fit into holes
    The only other fixing is a 'U' shaped part top centre which prevents the radiator moving forward or back.
    There are no other fixings and the radiator can move up and down.
    Surely this cannot be correct.

    Are there securing parts missing?

    Thanks to all who assist.
     
  2. Tristan Forum Junkie

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    Big block car? all Mine have metal straps on the top of the rad, that bolt to the front panel.
     
  3. rubjonny

    rubjonny Administrator Admin

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    sounds like you have an earlier MK1, later ones use L shaped brackets pushed into slots in the top of the rad similar to mk2 golf

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