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Can't move the top of the fender without moving the side. Go for smaller gaps. Whats the size of the door to qtr gap?


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Nuts wrote
Can't move the top of the fender without moving the side. Go for smaller gaps. Whats the size of the door to qtr gap?

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The qtr to door is a bit tight, approx 2mm, and the front of door to fender is about 3mm.
I think I may be able to giggle a little, but in reality I stuffed up with not having the trim in when I mocked the car up.
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The lesson learnt is, find the car you like and buy it.....LOL.


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Close it up the same as the rear and it may look ok.


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Nuts wrote
Close it up the same as the rear and it may look ok.

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That's what I was thinking ?. Whats the worst that could happen..
Crack the paint, bend the guard or door, but apart from that.LOL...


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Panel gaps on 60's cars were 3/16" (4.75mm). We checked and set them using a 3/16" screwdriver (#1 Phillips)


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Panel gaps on 60's cars were 3/16" (4.75mm). We checked and set them using a 3/16" screwdriver (#1 Phillips)

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Bugger.... mine are a bit less than 3/16". Will have to make do, as it's a tad too late...
Again, Bugger.


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How do the front lower corners of your doors line up with the sills?

I'm using that as my starting point, with 5/16" door-sill gap and working back from there with my new rear quarters.


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Dwayne wrote
How do the front lower corners of your doors line up with the sills?

I'm using that as my starting point, with 5/16" door-sill gap and working back from there with my new rear quarters.

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The lower front corners are good, I'm not really sure where I stuffed up the gaps as there was so much repaired/ repalaced, old parts new parts.
And possibly that fact that I have no idea of what I'm doing......


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I look forward to sharing this same post with you all again at some stage in the future with my project to then.


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Quick up date.
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Built the front vent windows, with all new glass, rubbers and surrounds, polished the stainless and came up a treat.
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Then put new glass in the windows..
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Ready to now put the glass in and new regulators.


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nice work


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Well Done. What did you use to glue the glass in?


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Well Done. What did you use to glue the glass in?

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I cut up some of the old strip rubber into small pieces and used them to centre the glass and hold it temporarily. Then I used black window urethane to glue the glass to the steel Chanel.


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Sounds like a good solution.


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Wooo hooo,
Got my quarter windows back from the chrome place. They did an excellent job as they were quite pitted. $360 for both, so not bad.
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Now to put the glass in, then into the car.


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