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Engine Radiator R&R
The radiator on my 95 U320 is not leaking or giving me any trouble.
I know eventually the original radiator WILL give me trouble so as a PM I would like to have it and the CAC rebuilt or replaced.

I contacted Atlas, the original manufacturer, and...

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Re: Engine Radiator R&R
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The fan controllers are very reliable.  Yours if it's the same as mine it had  an over power consuming temp setting in its design.

The correct one has the engine temps exactly the same just better gas mileage and more power to the wheels.

You would...

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The fan controllers are very reliable.  Yours if it's the same as mine it had  an over power consuming temp setting in its design.

The correct one has the engine temps exactly the same just...


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Start at reply #9 for details

Radiator replacement (photos)

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1. From those that have actually done this what would your advice be?
2. How far up does the rear of the coach need to be lifted to R&R the radiator?
3. Would you rebuild or replace with new,...


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My u320 rad was changed in the Hotel Cortez RV LOT. We pulled the batteries, removed the Cac , be very careful in removing it. The rad turned sideways and came out the side. I removed.the Grille and rear fender. Two people wrestled it into...

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  • Beeman
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On our 2002 U320, we took on this task this spring. I had "weeping" and rust at the end saddles. Thought it was prudent to change as a preventive maintenance measure.  Contacted Atlas directly and had the radiator assembly only shipped, as the...

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There may have been a change in the radiators from early U320's to the somewhat later production units.

Why do I say that? My old buddy Mike Grimes mentioned to me one day on the phone that he stocked "heavy duty" replacement radiators. 

No idea...

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Thanks for all the info, the pictures are priceless.

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Thanks for all the info, the pictures are priceless.
Lon, the photos are mine.  I have a lot more if you want to see something specific.
Sven

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  • Mark D
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On our 1999 U320 I unbolted the fans/shrouds and let them dangle.  Then I unbolted the steel and skirt that went across the rear of the coach and slid the radiator out on a harbor freight transmission jack.  Worked well.  Very dirty job!  This...

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  • John44
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Check Huffman Radiator in Sinton tx,better prices and service then Atlas.

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John, will Huffman dismantle and install or just radiator services

  • John44
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Not sure,check with them.