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Hey guys, I'm going to be doing a body lift tomorrow and have a question about the coolant. I'll have to replace the upper radiator hose because I don't plan on dropping the radiator. So, can I just drain the coolant enough to be able to take the upper hose off and refill, or is that a bad thing. I ask because I just had my coolant flushed and filled a couple months ago. I have two 50/50 gallons of the Nissan Blue stuff, I just figure it would go quicker.

I've looked up rook's and snoborderphx's guides and I'm not entirely sure why the lower hose needs to be disconnected at all.

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just take off the upper hose and replace with the new hose. You'll lose about a pint of coolant. The instructions are half retarded and have you doing stupid stuff like disconnecting your steering from the rack and pinion shaft
 

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Sounds like a plan to me, that's about what I had in mind even though it'll make a little mess. I know about the steering rack thing, mostly because I had my steering rack replaced under warranty a few months ago, so I know where the adjustment points are.

Thanks for the quick response too!
 

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the bottom of the radiator has a plastic Phillips drain plug.... I would drain radiator into a home depot bucket..... but from my personal issues.... only 1 time I was able to turn the plastic screw thing... the last time I tried it began to strip it self to pieces so I stopped and disconnected the bottom radiator hose.
 
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