Popular Post h67st Posted January 15, 2021 Popular Post Share Posted January 15, 2021 (edited) My Ralph Smith truck had a new radiator core and shutters put in just before it was taken off the road in the 80's. I took the radiator to the shop to get it cleaned and tested; they said the core was good. The bottom frame was all rusted and broken so they completely rebuilt the bottom. The shutters were really nice except the bottoms were all rusted and seized. I took them all apart and got them cleaned and lubed; they work nice. The actuator was rusted badly but one of my other parts trucks had a nice one on it. The felt wiper inside was bad so I ordered a piece from McMaster Carr. Thankfully the rubber cup was still good. I was looking for a rebuild kit for my filter/lubricator and I found an NOS unit for $40 so I bought it. The rebuild kit number is 1033-01529-01; I saw some for sale on ebay. The lower radiator pipe is solid brass, so I cleaned it up and polished it. Yesterday I primed and painted the engine with Nason Ful-Thane DS138 gray. Eddeere said it's a good match for Mack Power Gray, I like the look of it. It's gray with some green mixed in. Edited January 15, 2021 by h67st 7 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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