At 01:54 PM 4/4/04 +0100, Paul Hunt wrote:
Then at 02:05 PM 4/4/04 -0700, Barrie Robinson wrote (and it bears repeating):
>I was missing the tubes and elbow that go from heater box, through 'that'
>pad, through the metal plate, and ending up with where you attach the
>concertina tubes to windscreen vents. So I went to Home Depot and bought
>plastic water pipe and modified (see photo - listers contact me direct if
>you want picture). Cost was Cdn$6 as opposed to US$32.10 (plus postage &
>taxes). I found that one can get 1 1/2 " ID, 1 3/4 OD grommets which fit
>the hole through the metal plate and this does away with the need for
>'that' rubber pad thing.
Dang, I want the pictures! Send them my way. I can handle
attachments. That has to be the tip of the month. Plastic pipe and rubber
grommets from the local hardware store, and the problem just goes
away? I'd put that on the same web page (URL above) in a flash.
Do the grommets go in the heater box, in the firewall, or in both
places? Looking at the pictures near bottom of page (at URL above), it
appears there are some other gaping openings in the body well where the
heater sits. The double wall cavity aft of the heater box may be common
with the air intake chamber. And there's another opening at the end of the
well, the end on the "exhaust system" side of the car. I don't know where
that goes either. Does anyone have a bare body shell handy for a quick look?
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