Missing upper radiator support

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  1. DB2

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    I noticed I had some fray in the upper radiator hose mesh & upon closer inspection I seen that the belt had rubbed into the hose a bit. I thought this was odd because at rest the hose is a good 1/2 inch or better away from the tensioner pulley. I thought I might trim the hose at the radiator end to gain some more clearance, figuring that under torque the engine was tweaking into it, & when I grabbed the hose the whole damn radiator moved front to back more than I thought it should......I removed the plastic trays up top there & blam......no passenger side upper radiator support bracket at all.

    I have 3600 miles & have changed oil 3 times so I know it hasn't "vibrated off" & fell below, its nowhere & shows no signs of ever having a bolt in the hole.

    Just a heads up.
     
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    That is crazy. Are you sure. I have to ask, because I think I am in a far side promo
     
  3. DB2

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    Swear to baby Jesus....must be the air pushing the radiator back, flexing the hose into the supercharger tensioner pulley.
     

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    I swear they must have plumbed part of my gas line into the exhaust system. I can't seem to get more than 8 mpg. :D

    On a serious note, that's horrific quality control. Were you able to get one with green paint on it?
     
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    you guys realize that this a crazy talk, someone needs to be fired, or some people
     
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  6. DB2

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    The drivers side is black plastic with a rubber insert. Nuthin fancy. Im hitting the dealer in the morning to see what they got.
     
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    Went to the dealer today, service was blown away....LOL

    They said for it to be covered I would have to run it through the shop, which they couldn't do today. I just bought one for 12 bucks there & put it on.

    Check yours.
     
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    Carnage SRT Hellcat Supercharged Moderator Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC Charter Member

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    It's the boogeyman!!! Run!!! It's a trap!!! :D jokes aside I would have the dealership take a look
     
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    You bought the part at the dealer?
     
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    Good job
     
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    Yes, at the dealer. Three in stock actually. Odd number to keep in stock, maybe the factory sent them my extra one....LOL
     
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    They should've made a RO and billed it out and sent claim in for you
     
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    Paladin06 Have Guns Will Travel Staff Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    This is so FU%%ing unacceptable. Where I work someone would get fired and many others would receive a LOR.
     
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