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Old November 26th, 2014, 10:16   #361
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Any MKiV folks that did a radiator block with Coroplast AND pipe insulation in the grill?

i did. worked just fine when i was in michigan. i covered about 2/3 of the radiator and had upper and lower grilles blocked.

like this, but i just did the two side pieces and left the middle open.

http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?t=428973
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Old November 26th, 2014, 11:05   #362
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I keep 2/3 of my rad covered by coroplast when the temps are above 20C/70F and fully covered below 15C ...I cut 3 strips that are inserted one at a time through the lower center grille and fit directly against the radiator fins
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Old November 24th, 2016, 21:27   #363
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The temps are dropping and this is the most efficient way to keep your efficient TDI warm!
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Old December 3rd, 2016, 17:05   #364
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nice timing on the revival... I started reading previous comments and thanks to the date it took me a minute... deja vu! guess I will slap the thing on this winter even though we will probably be selling it back next summer...
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Old December 4th, 2016, 16:40   #365
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Just went outside and did this. Great write-up!

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Old November 12th, 2017, 18:55   #366
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Bump this up for that time of year!
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Old November 14th, 2017, 10:23   #367
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Was working fine, until we got geese! Darn things, geese, have to peck and nibble at everything (I have a picture of our 1 1/2 dozen or so geese surrounding and pecking away at the daughter's wagon) After picking up the pieces of insulation, with divots, off the ground I gave up. Anyway, if you don't have geese, or other nibbling critters, I endorse this mod.
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Old November 14th, 2017, 17:43   #368
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Lol just installed mine yesterday........I'd shoot the geese
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Old November 17th, 2017, 15:18   #369
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^ +1... they are tasty when roasted, on a spit, over a fire.
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Old November 19th, 2017, 19:54   #370
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I took a bandit road sign and cut it to fit and slipped it between the AC and the RAD and held it in with a zip tie. ran fine all winder in -20 and 60*F no issues, they are free on the side of the road. dont feel bad for taking them, they are all illegal btw, you need a sign permit to put them up and no one ever does. i know, i have min taken down all the time and a phone call sent to the number that is on them all the time saying that i have to pay fines and stuff, lol
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Bump this up for that time of year!
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