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Old 07-24-2022, 11:07 PM
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What is this piece of Grand Wagoneer sheet metal called?

I've been trying to find a non-rusty replacement, but I can't find what this body panel is called. It's on a 1976 Wagoneer. Thanks! I've attached a link to the picture, despite being under the attachment size for a jpg, it won't let me add it.
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Old 07-25-2022, 10:27 AM
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Welcome to the asylum, we call it the valence, that all front part with the headlight and radiator openings


the funny part , it is in group 2 cooling parts manual / group 2 (look in the supplement for images, but the later years parts manual has graphics


you can get parts and TSM on Tom's site :



https://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html
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Old 07-25-2022, 12:15 PM
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Awesome thanks!

I had looked through the body panel section of the manual and didn't see it.
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Old 07-25-2022, 05:59 PM
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I have a rust free front facia if you are looking. It is off an 81 with pig nose grille mounts. PM me
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Old 07-26-2022, 11:59 AM
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The largest portion of that pic that includes the radiator and headlight openings is typically called the radiator core support. The valance is typically the lower section near the bumper.
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Kinda funny you asked. I have seen that called many things.

Although, you can remove that part (with the headlights openings) and I think the part behind that is the radiator support. But if you call it a "radiator support" no one will correct you. I have also called it the valance. I have seen it called the header panel. My 1979 Service manual calls it a Face Panel but I have never heard or seen someone on here call it that. What makes it awkward is originally, that was not covered with a grill and WAS part of the outside of the truck.
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