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Old 11-27-2017, 09:52 AM   #1
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Default Rusted out Cowl Panel

This is what I am working with. I am thinking the only chance I have here is to find a donor cab and cut this whole section out. If anyone has another suggestion please, I am all ears. I appreciate all the responses!
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Old 11-27-2017, 02:09 PM   #2
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isnt that piece a part of the firewall assembly?
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Old 11-27-2017, 07:43 PM   #3
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It is the top part of the firewall where the wipers bolt to and the hood brackets attach to. Nissan has it listed as the Cowl Panel.
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Old 11-28-2017, 12:46 AM   #4
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I believe the cowl panel is actually the piece that you have removed
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I believe the cowl panel is actually the piece that you have removed
This is what you have removed
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Old 11-28-2017, 07:58 PM   #6
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Nissan call it an "air box" oem pt# 66100-61G30 might help, can it be cut out and new metal welded in?
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It can definitely be cut out. Looks like the windshield and maybe the dash needs to come off to make sure I can get all the rust. The issue would be finding a replacement to weld in. I can't shape metal so making my own replacement seems to be out of the question. Looking for junkyards nearby to start calling.
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Old 11-28-2017, 11:14 PM   #8
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if you google the pt# it should bring up pic's, at least you would get an idea where to look for spot welds (to drill out) hope it helps anyway
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Old 11-29-2017, 01:24 AM   #9
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I appreciate the help. Junkyard wants 200 bucks for the whole section. Thats them cutting it out for me. Once Im there, Im sure i can knock it down some. We'll see how it goes.
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Old 12-04-2017, 02:28 PM   #10
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any up-dates on your project???
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