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While jacking up the front end of the elky to do suspension work, i started to hear a lot of cracking. I look over and see the mounting spots (bushings) where the radiator support mounts to the frame falling apart. The radiator support (and all that bolts to it, fenders ect) are essentially just floating there and not mounted to the frame due to both mounts being rotted.
Should I try welding in new sheet metal where both mounts are on the radiator support. Should I find a replacement radiator support?
Does anyone have one for a 4th gen? :D?
Also, wheres a good place to get replacement bushings for this once im done fixing the main issue?
Thanks and all hail the rust belt!
 

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I'd look for another support......
 

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Where are you at? There is a 73 Malibu in the salvage yard near me, the rad support would be the same I believe.
 

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Speedy im near Aurora Illinois, 1 hour west of chicago
So I should look for a new one? Not take some sheet metal and weld up a new patch or something?
Looks to me the passenger side rotted from battery acid. I guess the car didnt sit to well for the 14 years it sat.
If anyone has leads on parts cars near me (chicago area) let me know!
 
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