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  1. PurpleBeeper

    Vent/Wing Window Frame-Division Channel Adjustment "Hooks" Size?

    1970 Roadrunner convertible - I'm working on the door glass & vent window glass on my car. At the bottom of the division channel, down inside the door, there are two "adjustment L-hooks" that have broken off. I found one down inside the door & the other one is gone. I bought a replacement...
  2. PurpleBeeper

    Tricks to Install Vent/Wing Window Seal?

    I have my vent window frame out of the door & have removed the old vent window seal. I'm having a heck of a time squeezing in the new rubber seal. Any tricks?
  3. PurpleBeeper

    70 Convt Wing Window Seals Same as Hard Top???

    Are the wing vent window seals on a 70 b-body convertible the same as a hard top? I thought that all the glass was unique to convertibles (including wing vent window), but I saw a parts dealer showing them fitting "all b-bodies". What's the true story? THANK YOU!
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    Upper Door Hinge Captured Nut Stripped - HELP!

    70 Roadrunner & I stripped the captured nut for the upper door hinge on the driver's side. If it were one of the two bolts coming out into the hinge, I would just replace the hinge, but is the bolt that has the captured nut up in the body. How do I fix it? Where can I find another captured...
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    Hood Tachometer

    I saw a for sale post with a guy selling a hood tachometer for a RIDICULOUS amount of money. It had turned into a discussion post (against rules), so I decided to start a real discussion. Some people were saying that they were sold aftermarket in the 80's and other saying they were never...
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    70 Roadrunner Convt.-Body Repair at Trunk Corners by Convt Top

    I've got a 70 Roadrunner convertible & I'm trying to finish up the body work so I can paint the car. I have some rusted areas near the trunk corners & at the top of the trunk drip rail channels. I'm looking at AMD, Goodmark & Sherman patch panels 1. These corner say "not for convertible or...
  7. PurpleBeeper

    Chicago Area Body Shops?

    Can anyone recommend a good body shop in the Chicago area? I don't need anything super exotic done, but you guys know that some shops won't even work on historic cars and others cost and arm and a leg can keep your car for a year...don't want that. I've used American Auto Restoration in Homer...