Author Topic: 73 challenger in need of LH side of the firewall and LH front frame rail  (Read 860 times)

Offline tnsofun00

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Hey everyone, like the post says I am looking for some metal. I have some rust repair to make from the drivers side around the brake mount and over to the wire harness plug opening on the fire wall, so looking for at least that chunk of firewall. I have a little repair on the front LH frame rail so seeing if I can come across one instead of my own patches. Thanks!




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You know AMD & Goodmark both sell new sheetmetal right?  Hardly worth the effort to drill all the spot welds to recycle those parts...Only to find the used part is rusty too....
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Offline jimynick

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You know AMD & Goodmark both sell new sheetmetal right?  Hardly worth the effort to drill all the spot welds to recycle those parts...Only to find the used part is rusty too....
:iagree:  what the man said. If the firewall is rotted where you say it is, you can be nearly certain there'll be more. The usual spots are the inner cowl and especially around the stand-up collars of the vents that come up inside the outer cowl. If the dash is out, take a very bright light and shine it in and around the cowl while you or a mate are underneath the dash and look for the pinholes. That'll tell you more about where the repair is heading than hoping you can patch one corner only. It's a lot of work and not the kind of job you want to do too many times, if you follow my drift here. You might find a used and usable rail; I did and you just have to keep looking on all the web sites. Failing that, as mentioned, AMD make new ones. Good luck and say where you are as there may be something near you once we realize where you're at.  :cheers:


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 I have been looking at AMD but thought about trying here after ebay and others didn't pan out. I have the firewall and dash removed and thats the only problem area on the firewall. Just trying to see if I could source a little bit of the panel instead of fabing up a patch. Also in the Flint Mi area. Thanks again for the insight.