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Old 02-02-2013, 06:08 PM   #1
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Has anybody tried/installed one of these???

My cowl just broke the other day, and I was wondering if anybody has one of these two piece cowl, and if you do can you please Post some pictures so I can see how they look, and decide wether to buy one or just save couple bucks more and spend the stupid $200 dollars that ford wants for one of these pieces..

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Old 02-02-2013, 08:35 PM   #2
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This maybe better

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Old 02-02-2013, 09:01 PM   #3
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You're probably right my friend, but the whole point here is that it bothers me when I need to pay for something that's stupidly pricey considering that its just a stupid simple plastic. But unfortunately I guess it's weather how bad you want it no? Well m gonna do a deeper research on this two piece kit, with actual photos and see how it looks like, if not too bad from the stock one piece, then I don't mind spending $75.00 for it. Thanx tho brotha!!
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They make a one carbon fiber one mine shattered when I was trying to fix my wiper fluid squirters I personally hate carbon fiber because im not 16 and dont drive a little jap piece of crap but I'm getting it because I can paint it to match my car and I think it being painted the same as the car not only would it look badass and somthing no one eles has but it wouldn't fade like the plastic or get brittle and break
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I just put one of those ebay 2 piece units in, I had to trim about a quarter inch off each side so the overlap would go together, but for the price, its decent. also, use your factory clips, the ones that come with it are junk.
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i bet you could find one at a pull a part junk yard, read how to remove one and just go and take one off, probably would be super cheap compared to new.
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i bet you could find one at a pull a part junk yard, read how to remove one and just go and take one off, probably would be super cheap compared to new.
+1. Hunt one down and use some vinylex to give it back some life.
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Good luck, those things turn so brittle with age, you would have to find one thats only a couple years old.
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I just put one of those ebay 2 piece units in, I had to trim about a quarter inch off each side so the overlap would go together, but for the price, its decent. also, use your factory clips, the ones that come with it are junk.
Hey friend can you post a couple pictures of your cowl? Of course if its not much to ask..
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They make a one carbon fiber one mine shattered when I was trying to fix my wiper fluid squirters I personally hate carbon fiber because im not 16 and dont drive a little jap piece of crap but I'm getting it because I can paint it to match my car and I think it being painted the same as the car not only would it look badass and somthing no one eles has but it wouldn't fade like the plastic or get brittle and break
You do know that almost every high performance car nowadays has carbon fiber on it? Not just imports.

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i bet you could find one at a pull a part junk yard, read how to remove one and just go and take one off, probably would be super cheap compared to new.
+1, junk yards are a great place to find parts like that.
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Yeah man over the years those things go bad. If you get on from the junkyard you'd have to be very careful because it will break easily especially after it's been sitting in that beating sun everyday.
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You do know that almost every high performance car nowadays has carbon fiber on it? Not just imports.

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+1, junk yards are a great place to find parts like that.
Yes i do know buts theres a big difference between a carbon fiber chassis and carbon fiber wiper blades see what I'm saying I'm a steel guy I like stuff that's built to last
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Good luck, those things turn so brittle with age, you would have to find one thats only a couple years old.


+1 and everyone and their grandma is looking for one at the salvage yard also.
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I have a 2 piece one. Fit was good I think I paid $130 shipped. Only complaint was the middle didn't quite snap together perfectly. I I used some black silicone and it works so I'm good with it for now.
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I've heard of a lot of ppl complaining about their cowls breaking but I've personally never seen one... My stang is an 04 and the cowl is still looking good yeah is a lil faded but I amourall it every once in a while and it looks like new
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Its when you have to take it off (Windshield repair) that it snaps, its fine as long as you leave it alone.

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Hey friend can you post a couple pictures of your cowl? Of course if its not much to ask..
I can do that, tomorrow when its light out.
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Took me forever but here is a pic. Like I said, I had to trim about a quarter inch off each side for it to fit, but for the money, I think it was worth it, also use your stock metal clips, they work better.
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Took me forever but here is a pic. Like I said, I had to trim about a quarter inch off each side for it to fit, but for the money, I think it was worth it, also use your stock metal clips, they work better.
Foxone you're the greatest my friend, clean shot, that's all I needed. I'm ordering the two piece tonight. Million thanx for your efforts and time. Looking forward to getting this thing soon!!!
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