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Old 02-24-2006, 02:08 PM
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55 2nd series cowl vent

Has anyone filled the cowl vent on a 55 thru 57 Chevy truck? It seems it is just a place for water to get in and rust out the lower inside vent areas. Also what is the best way to get some rust converter into the cowl area and the whole path to the inside vent.

Any and all thoughts on this would be great.

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Old 02-28-2006, 01:13 PM
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mmmm...all the guys on this site and no one has any thoughts on this? I was sure someone had done it before.
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Well I will give it a try. I did this on my 56. I have no idea how well it turned out because of the inability to see what you are doing. I used an undercoating wand and sprayed a rust converter/sealer inside the duct. The wand I used had a 360 degree spray pattern so I fed the wand all the way in the duct started spraying and slowly extracted the wand. Put protection on the floor under the drain hole for the duct to catch the run off from the excess sprayed material. I have never tried nor do I know of anyone who has sealed off the cowl vet itself. Good Luck David
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Thanks David! I have a rusted out hole at the bottom of the air plenum that I can use as access also. That is until I patch it.

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