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Old 05-04-2010, 07:04 PM   #1
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Cowl Removal Questions

Need to remove my cowl (piece between hood and front window) in order to route wires for Daylighters. I can't figure out how to get the wipers out of the way. Any body know how to remove the whole assembly. Arm and everything.

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Old 05-04-2010, 07:13 PM   #2
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you gotta flip them upward away from the windshield and push the retainer clip back (they have a clip at the base of the wiper arm), and remove the wipers

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Old 05-04-2010, 07:37 PM   #3
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you gotta flip them upward away from the windshield and push the retainer clip back (they have a clip at the base of the wiper arm), and remove the wipers
Like he said. There is a type of clip that just slides off that you need to remove to take the whippers off. Just use a small pair of needle nose pliers.
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Got it thanks guys. Yall have any ideas as to routing the wires from the lights. Really isn't any options under the cowl now that I got it off.
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I routed my Daylighter lights under the cowl. I fed everything into the cab through a hole on the driver side. It came in behind the driver side A/C vent next to the door. The harness had plenty of length. I also had to trim a small noth to feed them from under the hood through the cowl.
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I routed my Daylighter lights under the cowl. I fed everything into the cab through a hole on the driver side. It came in behind the driver side A/C vent next to the door. The harness had plenty of length. I also had to trim a small noth to feed them from under the hood through the cowl.
AzTJ, could you post a pic, I can't visualize where you ran the wire.
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AzTJ, could you post a pic, I can't visualize where you ran the wire.
I don't have any pictures sorry.

Depending on the year though, it may be different. But on the driver side under the cowl, near the driver side whipper there were a few factory holes going through. One on the far end went into the cab and that is where I ran my wires.

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