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How To Replace Fox Body Mustang 5.0 Resto Radiator Air Deflector (87-93)

Last Updated 3/18/2020 by Taylor Ward

Replace your 1987-93 Mustang radiator air deflector with our high-quality replacement 5.0 Resto brand. Our install guide will make this process simple and easy.

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How To Replace Fox Body Mustang 5.0 Resto Radiator Air Deflector (87-93) - How To Replace Fox Body Mustang 5.0 Resto Radiator Air Deflector (87-93)

  1. Support the front of the car with either jack stands or the entire car with a lift.

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  3. If the existing deflector is still in place, locate the (4) 7/16" bolts then loosen and remove the bolts.

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    How To Replace Fox Body Mustang 5.0 Resto Radiator Air Deflector (87-93) - How To Replace Fox Body Mustang 5.0 Resto Radiator Air Deflector (87-93)



  5. Release the old speed clips by using a flat head screwdriver and releasing the small tab.

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  7. Wipe down the area and install the new speed clips into the openings on the core support.

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  9. Align the new air deflector with the speed clips and verify it is orientated correctly. Then start each of the (4) bolts by hand.

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  11. Tighten the bolts but be careful not to overtighten the bolts.

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1987-1993 Mustang 5.0 Resto Radiator Air Deflector - Install & Review

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Published on 2018-09-21
Mustang Radiator Air Deflector.
Replace your worn or missing 1987-1993 Mustang radiator air deflector with this high-quality replacement from 5.0 Resto! Having the radiator air deflector intact and properly installed is essential to proper cooling. This deflector is usually ripped off by speed bumps and road debris. Driving without one can lead to overheating issues. The deflector attaches to the bottom of the radiator core support and helps direct air up through the A/C condenser and radiator. Now you can replace yours with this 5.0 Resto replacement kit! 5.0 Resto's deflector is constructed using factory style materials for a perfect fit, finish, and function. The installation is super easy and can be done in your driveway with the included hardware. Be sure to replace yours today with a quality direct replacement from 5.0 Resto!

Applications: 1987-1993 Mustang

Item # LRS-8349A
MPN # E7ZZ-8349
Transcript
How’s it going everyone? Landan with lmr.com! Welcome to my quick overview and install on this radiator air deflector from 5.0 Resto.

This radiator air deflector from 5.0 Resto is going to be for anyone needing to replace their damaged or missing factory one.

The air deflector’s job is to properly direct air up through the a/c condenser and obviously the radiator.

This will ensure that both the engine cooling system and a/c system are working at optimal level.

Now this particular replacement air deflector is molded from the black plastic and closely replicates the factory piece.

It easily installs into the bottom of the core support with four speed clips and four bolts.

As far as fitment is concerned… it will fit all 1987 to 1993 Fox Mustangs.

To begin, support the front of the car with jack stands or the entire thing with a lift.

If the existing one is still in place located the four, seven-sixteenths bolts.

Loosen and remove these bolts.

To remove the old speed clips, release the small tab with a flat head screw driver.

Then, you can push the clip out of the core support.

Remove all of the speed clips and then wipe down the area.

Go ahead and install each new speed clip into the openings on the core support.

Ensure that they fully seat.

Align the air deflector with the speed clips and make sure it’s orientated correctly as shown.

Start each of the four bolts by hand.

When tightening these down… they don’t have to be super tight.

After that, you can get the car on the ground and you’re all finished.

This radiator air deflector from 5.0 Resto is a must have for anyone that drives there Fox Body.

It’s easy to install, it’s an essential component for the cooling and a/c systems, and priced just right so it won’t break the bank.

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