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Offline Swampyankee74

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Fire wall wire tray
« on: May 12, 2023, 01:18:19 PM »
I'm having a hard time finding a place to purchase a new wire holder that goes along the top of the firewall. Does anyone know where I can find this? For a 1974 gmc c1500

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2023, 01:19:24 PM »
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Offline Mike81K10

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #2 on: May 12, 2023, 07:10:43 PM »
I got one from a salvage yard. You may find one this is not necessarily from your model vehicle. Other vehicles may have one that will work if you look around.
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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #3 on: May 12, 2023, 07:12:03 PM »
Mike is pry right, but I really doubt you'll find a stock replacement.

You can use the corrugated plastic tube with a split.

While you're at it, lower the entire harness to follow the sheet metal going over the bell housing.

Will be a lot cleaner, cause that is just UGLY... ;D
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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #4 on: May 12, 2023, 07:30:48 PM »
As far as I know, they are not and never were reproduced. My 74 looked like that too and I tossed it 25 some odd years ago. 73-74 were the long ones and after that I'm pretty sure they went to the short one for the remainder of the years. Since yours is all thereish you can reproduce it or try and repair it.
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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2023, 07:46:04 PM »
Thank you all. Mine is still functional, not torn or anything.  Just between heat and gravity it looks like shoot. I'll probably throw it in parts pile and go with corrugated. Was just hoping someone made a direct fit part

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2023, 08:06:05 PM »
Clean it real good and glue it to a thin metal strip so it doesn't look like it's melting in and I bet it will look mint.
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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2023, 08:38:14 PM »
Now that's an idea VZ!

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #8 on: May 13, 2023, 09:18:27 PM »
That is a good idea, a little reinforcement

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2023, 01:59:05 PM »
Think they are called a wire gutter, there's one on eBay now and several of the truck parts folks show them in catalogs.

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2023, 04:26:40 PM »
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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2023, 04:42:57 PM »
That would work. Looks like could cut and drill to fit

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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #12 on: May 14, 2023, 04:57:26 PM »
The 67-72 version might be the closest thing to it
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Re: Fire wall wire tray
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2023, 08:15:43 PM »
I will check that out also! Thank you!