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    Lightbulb Comb your condenser

    Have rocks and raccoons ruined your condenser/intercooler/radiator fins?

    Here’s a cool tool to “comb” them straight again.

    https://smile.amazon.com/Malco-FST2-...0548289&sr=8-1


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    Re: Comb your condenser

    I could have used one of these last week, when I was doing my water pump. I used a pick to straighten collapsed fins and tore a bunch of them.
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    Re: Comb your condenser

    I have a similar tool when I had my own part time AC&R business.
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    Re: Comb your condenser

    Oh this would be great to maintain the new condenser. I don't want it to get clogged with love bugs.

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    Re: Comb your condenser

    Spraying with a hose on the condenser should do the trick. This comb is for straightening out bent fins.
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    Re: Comb your condenser

    You have to be careful with the hose. Too much pressure will fold the fins over.
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    Re: Comb your condenser

    I go with a wider angle stream and not a solid one. Yeah, that would bend the fins. The love bugs that got through my grill on my truck flushed right out with a light wide angle stream.
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    Re: Comb your condenser

    For sure.

    I had a friend who wrecked his radiator fins with a pressure washer.

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