1983-89 Mustang Radiator Core Support by 5.0 Resto

Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)


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  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)
  • Mustang Radiator Core Support (83-89)

Replace your rusted or damaged 1983-1989 Mustang radiator core support with this high quality 5.0 Resto replacement!

Item #LRS-16138D

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Benefits

  • Replaces Rusted Or Damage Radiator Support
  • Brand New For Easy, Hassle Free Fit

Features

  • Steel Construction
  • Black E-Coat Finish

What's in the Box

  • (1) Radiator Support

Product Description

Mustang Radiator Core Support
Replace the damaged radiator support on your Fox with this brand new 1983-1989 Mustang radiator core support! In a front end collision, the core support usually takes the majority of the damage. This support is vital to front end structure, as well as mounting important engine components. Replace your damaged support with this 5.0 Resto replacement! Featuring a stamped steel construction, this support is built to last! The core support arrives in a black E-coat primer, and is ready for prep and paint!

Installation Note
This support does not include the lower reinforcement panels ( C-channel) on the lower back side of the core support. These two pieces are currently not available. You MUST re-use your existing reinforcement panels, or source a good used set.

Application
-Fits 1983-1989 Mustang


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Product Reviews (4)


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5 Stars   Great fitting
By on 2/10/2014
Image uploaded by Julian P. Had to replace the radiator support on my car due to a fender bender. This support fit up just right. Did not have make too many adjustments to fit good. This is a challenging repair due to the welding involved but I did this myself. Had to buy a spot welder and saved on labor from repair shop.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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1 Stars   Find a good used part
By on 4/10/2016
I will try to be as fair about this review as possible.

LMR says "This support does not include the lower reinforcement panels on the back side of the core support. These are currently not available. You MUST re-use Your existing reinforcement panels."

That's not technically correct. The core support is made from a 'front' piece and a rear piece. LMR sells the front piece. The rear piece is much more than a "lower reinforcement panel" The rear piece is the "C" channel that makes the core support effectively tube construction and is spot welded to the front section. The reason I needed a core support is because the core support in my car is mangled beyond "re-using your existing reinforcement panels" In my case, there is nothing to reuse, there is no way to straighten the rear section of the support and mate it to the new LMR front piece. I thought I could save time by not drilling out spot welds from a donor car but that's why I will do because I need a complete support, not just the front piece.

LMR needs to include a photo of this core support from the back side so you can understand what is being supplied. Could you make your own C channel for the back side? Sure you can but how much time do you want to spend on the fabrication when a used part is $150 and your time will be spent drilling out the spot welds on the used part? Plus any fabrication that you do won't appear like the factory part. I was expecting a more complete part and I should have asked for the photo of the backside. That is my lesson in this situation, if in doubt ask for a photo.

However, the front piece that LMR is selling looks to be made well and it has excellent E-coat coverage.
From LMR.com: We are sorry that you are not satisfied with your parts! Please give our Customer Care Team a call at 254-296-6500, have your order number ready, and we will be happy to look deeper into this for you!
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1 Stars   Don't buy to fix a bent support
By on 10/10/2016
The product description is not clear at all when it come to what the 'lower reinforcement' is.

Frankly, there is no reason to even sell this product unless you start sourcing the lower support. 99.9% of people who are buying this part are buying because the lower loop area was bent, so this product will not work at all. Seriously folks, you are going to get this part and think "goodness this is a light part". That is because it is only the front sheet metal and is not the complete structural piece at all.

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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5 Stars   Exactly what I needed
By on 8/15/2017
My radiator support was warped and hood latch completely ripped out, so I needed this to rid my car of hood pins. I looked over a ton of reviews good and bad and unless your able to pull one from a parts car this is the only and best choice.

1987 T-Top

Yes, I would recommend this item to a friend!


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Vehicle Applications

Ford Mustang - 1983 (83) - 1984 (84) - 1985 (85) - 1986 (86) - 1987 (87) - 1988 (88) - 1989 (89)


About This Brand


5.0 Resto
5.0 Resto - Dedicated To The Preservation Of The Fox Body Mustang
5.0 Resto® specializes in restoration and specialty parts for 1979-1993 Ford Mustangs. Using years of experience in the late model Mustang restoration and aftermarket industry, 5.0 Resto® is your source for anything Fox Mustang. While designing, and manufacturing several items such as 5-Lug Conversion Kits, weather stripping components and interior restoration items, 5.0 Resto® also uses many other name brand suppliers to provide problem solving products directly to the Fox Body Mustang community. As with any part branded as 5.0 Resto®, they stand behind all of these products to the fullest extent and have tested these products to ensure they live up to the quality and performance you have come to expect!

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