AIS Kit and Radiator Hose

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  • jimmym

Posted November 07, 2013 - 06:56 PM


Alright, I'm deep into removing the AIS from my 2011 WR450, and got stuck on the second bolt on the plate attached to the motor.  I can't reach this screw due to the radiator hose blocking it.  I read other posts about removing the hose and losing coolant all over the place.  Before I make any more stupid mistakes, can anyone help me with my best course of action at this point?





  • Howat

Posted November 07, 2013 - 07:19 PM


crimp hose before removing, maybe?

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  • Krannie McKranface

Posted November 08, 2013 - 06:11 AM


Yes, you can crimp the hose with a woodworkers clamp, or, you can use a box ratchet and allen bit too.

  • jimmym

Posted November 09, 2013 - 10:17 AM


I was afraid of damaging the hose by crimping it, but it worked like a charm.  Thanks guys!


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