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fsiewert
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From: reedsport, OR, USA
Registered: Jun 99

posted 01-21-2002 12:03 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for fsiewert   Click Here to Email fsiewert     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
How do you get a good finish on the paint on the inside of the cowl opening in front of the windshield? It's the last place left to detail and it looks all flakey in there.

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SteveLaRiviere
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posted 01-21-2002 09:45 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SteveLaRiviere   Click Here to Email SteveLaRiviere     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That's a bummer on an early Mustang since you can't get that vent panel off!

I'll be interested in this answer.

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kcode
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From: alvaton,ky,usa Suburb of Bowling Green, M&M #79, MCA #29208
Registered: Jun 99

posted 01-21-2002 09:53 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kcode   Click Here to Email kcode     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Strip it down and smooth it over with lots of seam sealer. And pray that in a couple of years it doesn't crack.

I just went back and reread the post, my description is for the lip where the cowl meets the firewall. Sorry.

I have used a flat yard stick with scotch brite pad on the end. You have to have the fenders off to access the holes in the ends of the cowl.

Mike

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