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When you guys open the drivers side door, or any door for that matter, i hear the gas tank cover rattle. anyone else experience that. its more noticeable when you open the drivers door, because you're right near it, sounds like an air vacuum sucking the door in quickly or something.

Also, you guys notice how your radiator has some play as far as moving around??? i thought it was weird, but it looks like its meant to move around a little bit, anyone know why? all the other cars we have in my family dont do that.

Thanks in advance.
 

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Radiators are shockmounted, usually with rubber bushings, to allow for expansion and contraction cycles as the thermostat opens and closes. Some are tighter than others but you should find that they're almost always soft clamped into position rather than rigidly bolted.
 

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spyguy said:
When you guys open the drivers side door, or any door for that matter, i hear the gas tank cover rattle. anyone else experience that. its more noticeable when you open the drivers door, because you're right near it, sounds like an air vacuum sucking the door in quickly or something.

Thanks in advance.

I do not notice any rattle comming from the gas tank cover.
 

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never heard any sound from that way either. maybe eyedoc and give ya some med for your hearing :D
 

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never noticed the gas cover thing rattling..but ya the radiator does have some room to play around..at first i thought i did something wrong when i took the bumper off for cai installation..but it seems like others have that scenario too:) *fewf*
 

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I have that with my fuel door...it sounds like it is getting puller "into" the car also, doesnt happen all the time though but quite a bit.
 
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