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Old 11-12-2011, 01:15 PM   #84
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Originally Posted by n2siast View Post
Did the swap yesterday, whole thing was a breeze, took about an hour, that included running to the store to get a socket adapter to remove the bumper.

One question I have however, what, if any, is the downside of not putting the plastic shroud back on? The piece that covered the original Aux Fax in front of the radiator.

Thanks for all the write-ups and pics.
The old shroud is not needed once you put the new fan in.
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