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#886189 - Mon Oct 01 2012 01:18 PM Fulton Visor mounting
Sheridan Offline
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I just picked up an original Fulton Visor for my '46 (not sure if it will go on the pick-up or suburban). Not being familiar with them, it looks to me that the sides are mounted to the drip rail with screws. Has anybody found a way to mount these without drilling holes into the cab driprail (eg: a pinch type clamp)?

I really struggle with drilling holes for fear that I will screw up the paint job. Absent a good way to mount it without drilling may ultimately determine that it will be installed on the suburban (unrestored) but I was ultimately thinking that I would find one for both of them.

Thoughts?
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#886205 - Mon Oct 01 2012 02:22 PM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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Loc: South Central Kansas
It doesn't mount to the drip rail, it mounts to the door jamb underneath the drip rail.
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My passenger side bracket.


Edited by Tiny (Mon Oct 01 2012 02:26 PM)
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#886219 - Mon Oct 01 2012 02:46 PM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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Hmmmm. now that seems to make more sence. Creates a little challenge with the angle off of the roof line. It is becoming very clear why the traffic view finder is required. I think I'll mount this one to the suburban as a trial first. I'll post pictures on my web page when I do it (have not seen any other '46s with one (other than the models).


Thanks for the pic and the link!


Edited by Sheridan (Mon Oct 01 2012 02:47 PM)
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#886451 - Tue Oct 02 2012 11:06 AM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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My visor is not a Fulton but it is a clamp type mount. Only one I've ever seen with a clamp.

Photos are in my Flickr set http://flic.kr/s/aHsju1aDTy
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#886474 - Tue Oct 02 2012 12:24 PM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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Interesting. What brand is it if you know? Does it have a center support?
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#886576 - Tue Oct 02 2012 08:27 PM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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No clue. I've only seen it on one or two other AD trucks online. It does have a center support and it breaks down into three main pieces plus the chromed center edge trim and the brackets

This is when I first got it.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6441705645_456298b6de_b.jpg

Here it is installed on the truck.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7112/7676714742_90201d1ce9_b.jpg

Here's a giant photo in which you can see the bracket/clamp.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7125/7676712288_f646f1900f_o.jpg
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#886601 - Wed Oct 03 2012 03:28 AM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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I must be blind I still don't see a center bracket. Nice looking visor though.
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#886655 - Wed Oct 03 2012 08:36 AM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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I'll snap a picture of it tonight for ya.
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#886667 - Wed Oct 03 2012 10:04 AM Re: Fulton Visor mounting [Re: Sheridan]
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You are a gentleman and a scholar.....but I'll try not to let that get out, I'd hate to ruin your reputation. grin
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