Post by scottyaurorav8 on Apr 13, 2020 19:28:08 GMT -6
Thought I'd share what I did over the weekend. I took off my cowl b.c I wanted to paint my faded wiper arms. When I took the cowl off I figured it was a good time to clean that up and repair it as well.
I fixed the screen under the cowl vent with a heat gun. The screen became undone a little over the years. I was able to melt the plastic bead underneath and press the screen back in. I also let the cowl soak for several days in "303 protectant" and heat gunned it slightly to let it soak into the plastic. It went from faded to brand new! I also needed the little clips that hold the cowl in b.c they are delicate and broke. I glued the metal clips under the cowl edges together leaving no space so it clips to the window molding nice and tight. I sanded the wiper arms and painted them satin black and clear coated them. Came out great. Under the cowl was so much crap from over the years it was great to clean all that gunk out.
Side note- I was getting parts from LKQ pull- a- part and it looks like the Pontiac Bonneville-2001' share the same cowl as the Aurora. Not sure if this is the same case with the Grand Prix, but maybe add this too the Aurora car interchangeable list. If anyone ever needs a new cowl or parts from one we aren't confined to hopefully finding a used Aurora!
2001 Aurora 4.0 V8, complete custom air intake assembly, Corsa exhaust, ported and polished throttle body, interior LEDs.