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Old 05-29-2019, 05:50 PM
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I had the cowl off and the seal to the w/shield is crumbling. It is part #4351087 Cowl to W/Shield seal and is NLA from Chrysler. Has anyone else tried to find this? My cowl seems like it touched the windshield so I think it's probably important to stop metal to glass contact. It is not visible when cowl is installed. Nothing came up on Arizona parts or Vintage Parts.
Lots of hood cowl seal nothing for the top side though.
It is part #3 at this link https://www.moparpartsgiant.com/part...en-shield.html
 

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Old 05-29-2019, 09:38 PM
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I just used some closed cell weatherstripping for that; I just stuck it to the bottom of the cowl. Something like https://www.homedepot.com/p/Frost-Ki...449H/100210956 . It's not critical for size; it's more to keep the cowl from a) rattling on the windshield and b) cracking it if roads are rough enough.

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Old 05-29-2019, 09:44 PM
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doh Of Course!
Thank you again Ralph
 
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You might find something similar here.
 
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I searched Mopar Parts Online website and they don't even list that part. Sorry! Like RalphP said I would just use some decent weather stripping from Home Depot or Lowes. If you want some automotive grade stripping you could look at the kink below but I'm not sure if there is really much difference between those options and the ones at Home Depot or Lowes.

https://www.jegs.com/c/Hoods-Scoops-...ipping&Tab=SKU
 
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Thanks its NLA. I think Ralph has solved the problem.
 
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So I got ambitious after I started. I painted the Cowl. The roof paint had peeled and there were rust spots along the back edge from someone carrying lumber and the hood had a hideous coat of brushed on black paint. I expect the paint had the same issue as the roof with the clear coat not holding up to UV. If the problem was enhine heat I now have an underhood insulator from a 95Dak at the junk yard. Anyway I painted them and here is a picture. It looks better now two days after I put the hood back on. I got some two sided trim tape to affix the holders for the washer fluid hoses and that weather strip idea worked a treat, had to notch it for one hose holder.. I used the 8oz Dupli Color touch up paint spray cans and I am happy with my results. I had to get mine off RA, the stores did not have this color. They also sell clear coat in a can which I got locally. Most of the touch up spots on the rest of the body look great. The nozzle rotates on those cans so you can change the direction the spray fan comes out of the can!
I prepped with a 5" random orbital sander and 120 grit pads them used 400 grit wet sand paper to make it smooth. I got some 600 grit pads for the random orbital to sand over the primer. I used rust reformer on the rust and Dupli Color sandable black primer. I cleaner it with Windex and paper towel until I was ready to pain then I used a clean T shirt and Windex. I washed the hood with soapy water before clear coating it. I sprayed the wiper arms with rust reformer and primer. I also sprayed the washer nozzles with black primer and clear coat. That is dust, it accumulates every night here. Everything airborne in this valley floats down to this end of it.


 

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Old 06-16-2019, 01:56 PM
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Looks great!

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