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Unused Grommet in Firewall?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by Ruggedly, Feb 13, 2018 at 7:21 PM.

  1. Ruggedly

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    Found this the other day. Any idea what it was used for? I asked the PO and he said he bought it that way 10 years ago.
     
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    There are several but probably for clutch
     
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    Here’s a photo. Trying to upload from phone and having trouble.

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    The RHD and LHD firewall panels are the same. If you look on the PS, you'll see the cowl panel wiring harness there.

    All three of my 80's have the same grommet, although they look like this. Looks like someone (PO?) couldn't keep his fingers out of it. ;)

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    Theres a few uses for that grommet but I would be shunned if i said them.

    Looks like for lighting or something up hear steering column.
     
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    GROSS BRO
     
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    That's where the PO ran the alarm siren wire on mine, so I continued the tradition with my own accessory wiring.

    There's also the grommet below it for the factory wiring bundle, which also has a few "nipples" coming off of it. You can clip off the tips and run wire through there more neatly.