Front End Reassembly - Where Is This Plastic Shield Fitted?

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Front End Reassembly - Where Is This Plastic Shield Fitted?

Post by BXTASY » Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:24 pm

I started removing front end parts from the BX four years ago for de-rusting and cleaning, including this plastic shield, and that’s the last time I saw it. Has two bolt holes - where does it belong? Not shown on any parts graphics.

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BX Front Plastic Shield. Own copyright, bxtasy

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Re: Front End Reassembly - Where Is This Plastic Shield Fitted?

Post by rutter123 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:29 pm

Not something I recognise could poss be from an air-con model
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Re: Front End Reassembly - Where Is This Plastic Shield Fitted?

Post by BXTASY » Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:18 am

It does have air conditioning - the condenser rests on a similar (but wider) plastic shield. Found nothing on the front for the radiator, condenser, or fans that has bolt holes that line up with this shield.

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Re: Front End Reassembly - Where Is This Plastic Shield Fitted?

Post by xantia_v6 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:40 am

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Re: Front End Reassembly - Where Is This Plastic Shield Fitted?

Post by BXTASY » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:53 pm

Thanks BXpert - I do have that parts graphic but missed it. The two bolt holes on the shield ("radt deflector - anti recycl") line up with the top mounting bolts for the fans. The "anti recycl" in the description seems to mean it prevents airflow from coming back over the top of the condenser, rather than continuing through the radiator.