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Not sure why this didn’t post in the original post with the pics but here it is:

I ordered the honeycomb on amazon, just searched radiator protector I think. Allstar is the manufacturner. It was $30. I then used a Z bar To hold it in place and I can lift it up to remove the honeycomb. I got all this info from the other factory five forum
 

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For those who have installed this how did you hold it in place?
for 5 bucks there's a kit of zip tie style pikes. they go through the radiator and have a little flat spot to support it. that's the easy way. I've seen some held in by the aluminum sheets that close in the nose.
 

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I tried something with the zip ties initially. If you do that, be careful not to tighten too much. I did and it crimped some of the radiator tubing.
 

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Thank you for posting this. I always wondered it the screen in front of the radiator was really worth it or not. Now I am going to leave it on.
 

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Off subject, but I do not think that radiator filler cap will be accessible where you have it mounted.
Just making a guess, since I am not near mine, right now.
 

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Thanks but they don’t ship to Canada at all

I can buy it from Speedway’s ebay store and the shipping is $50, still ridiculous but better.


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Summitracing has an equivalent product by Allstar.

Summit shipping is fair for Canada.
Allstar products are also often easy to find locally.

R.
 

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Summitracing has an equivalent product by Allstar.

Summit shipping is fair for Canada.
Allstar products are also often easy to find locally.

R.
Thanks!
Shipping from summit is $18 + 10 duty!
Ordering two, one for me one for my dads car.


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I went with the Breeze expanded aluminum kit that does the brake ducts and radiator openings.
 

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Off subject, but I do not think that radiator filler cap will be accessible where you have it mounted.
Just making a guess, since I am not near mine, right now.
I’m using the breeze hood hinge for that reason. I’ve kind of been wondering about that also, so the breeze hopefully will fix that. It opens the hood outside of the hood opening.
 

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I used stainless mesh from Pegasus Auto Racing - here's the description: medium mesh stainless, #6 x .035 Wire, 18 x 24" sheet
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do you have that mesh sitting right on the radiator, or do you have spacers between the mesh and the rad? any issues w/ the everson nose aluminum fittment?
 

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I went with the honeycomb material, recommended by Bruce, in addition to a black extruded mesh screen. The combo keeps 95% of the bugs out as well.


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I installed the honeycomb nomex from Speedway years ago. I trimmed it to fit snugly and installed a Z-shaped piece of aluminum at the bottom that I got from McMaster-Carr to keep it from lifting from the wind.
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I’m going to check out this honeycomb Nomex. My concern is that it will impede the airflow and reduce cooling, since I need all the cooling I can get.
 

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I was just thinking about maybe protecting the radiator then bam, life hit me. It took the form of a random chunk of garbage at 60, could have hit flat. Naw, it's gotta harpoon right into the radiator and give me the first ride of shame on a tow truck.

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The silly part is how cheap this protection is. Nomex Honeycomb Radiator Guard Protector Screen Mesh, 22 x 31
I was just thinking about maybe protecting the radiator then bam, life hit me. It took the form of a random chunk of garbage at 60, could have hit flat. Naw, it's gotta harpoon right into the radiator and give me the first ride of shame on a tow truck.

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The silly part is how cheap this protection is. Nomex Honeycomb Radiator Guard Protector Screen Mesh, 22 x 31
Decided to do this after reading this post. Plan to go with the Nomex Honeycomb. To those who have used this and painted it. Did you just use regular spray paint of something special (like header paint)? Second when I went to speedway to purchase it the material was like $29 and the shipping was $23. I went on ebay and speedway had it listed for $30 and $6.95 shipping. I know it's not a fortune but $20 is $20 I can spend on something else.
 

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Used Rustoleum rattle can black backyard grill paint @ Home Depot. Note this stuff sucks up paint like a sponge, buy more than one can.

EDIT: On painting. Our property includes a small woods. Took the full sheet & hung it vertically from a branch so the spray would pass through the honeycomb. The sheet has a lot of surface area to cover.
 

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No problem with overheating......my engine runs at 180 all day long! I used a high temp silver for mine.
 

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I added one today, people are right about it using a lot of paint. I got mine from Amazon with a one day delivery. The hardest part for me was removing and re-installing the radiator shroud. I used the through the radiator zip-tie type straps.
 
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