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Old 03-15-2014, 10:54 PM   #1
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Question Kick panel vents - one or two?

I noticed in my right-hand drive 67, non A/C, that there is a vent in the right kick panel, but none the left side.

Was "passenger" side vent optional, or is this just another oddity in a factory RHD truck?

It has had some rather dodgy repairs on that side, so there's a chance it's covered over, but I don't think so.



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Old 03-15-2014, 10:58 PM   #2
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Re: Kick panel vents - one or two?

That looks like Frankenstein's for head... yikes!
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Old 03-15-2014, 11:42 PM   #3
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Re: Kick panel vents - one or two?

Looks to me like some P.O. had rust problems on the left side vent and plated over it. I would suspect that there's a ton of rust lurking behind it. The cowl vent drains are most likely plugged up and causing crud/water to hasten the corrosion.
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Old 03-15-2014, 11:49 PM   #4
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Re: Kick panel vents - one or two?

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Looks to me like some P.O. had rust problems on the left side vent and plated over it. I would suspect that there's a ton of rust lurking behind it. The cowl vent drains are most likely plugged up and causing crud/water to hasten the corrosion.
You can check the rest of the truck out in the link in my sig line. "Rust problems" are putting it nicely
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Old 03-16-2014, 10:06 AM   #5
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Re: Kick panel vents - one or two?

It should have a vent there, covered up by the dodgy repair.
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