The front of my Ghia has a whole lot of nasty looking fiberglass on it.
What is it hiding? I was pretty sure what I was going to find, so I checked the date of my last tetanus shot and peeled back a layer.
It’s as bad as I imagined. I am better off just lobbing off this entire front end and starting over.
This part is apparently the air duct backing plate at the front of the wheelhouse. It’s part #11 in the below sheet metal air duct parts picture below. I’ll most likely need all of these parts. As of the writing of this, the part is available at:
Good news is, it appears there’s decent metal below the rust.
Below pictures for future reference.