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Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
#1248595 Fri Dec 29 2017 12:26 PM
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Good Morning,

I am installing new glass in the doors of a 47 AD. The window edge trim around the perimeter of the glass attaches to the window regulator hardware with a "male/female" screw setup. I've been able to make and improvise just about all the hardware on the truck. This one stumps me, as it is so small and flush with the trim. Anything that would stick out proud would keep the window from traversing the channel. I'm almost thinking to put a slight weld between the 2 pieces. Or at least ask my buddy...........I can't weld.

Anyone come across this situation? I don't imagine there is a source for the screw setup. I was able to remove the old clutch head and female receiver.

Thanks, any suggestions would be appreciated.

Joe


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Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248599 Fri Dec 29 2017 02:10 PM
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Do a search for rivet nuts.
Threaded rivets.


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Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248600 Fri Dec 29 2017 02:13 PM
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Thanks - I will try that.


In this world there are givers and takers. The takers eat well, the givers sleep well......

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Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248617 Fri Dec 29 2017 05:31 PM
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Maybe something like one of THESE.


Watch out for careful drivers!!!
I'm away on an ego trip. Will be back on Feb 30.
I'm not an Auto Mechanic, but I play one on TV.
I charge $0.02 for every opinion and I take Paypal.
Plan B is always better than plan A, by definition.
I recommend invoking MIL-T-FP41c when machining and fabricating
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Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248677 Sat Dec 30 2017 01:10 AM
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classicparts.com has those screws/sleeve nuts. Part # 70-811. $4.95 enough for both sides.

Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248785 Sat Dec 30 2017 09:09 PM
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Good find Carl!!!!!!


Watch out for careful drivers!!!
I'm away on an ego trip. Will be back on Feb 30.
I'm not an Auto Mechanic, but I play one on TV.
I charge $0.02 for every opinion and I take Paypal.
Plan B is always better than plan A, by definition.
I recommend invoking MIL-T-FP41c when machining and fabricating
I used to think beer was bad for me, so I gave up thinking.
Sometimes no nonsense makes sense, in a sense.
You can't teach a new dog old tricks.
Honk if you're Amish


Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
bartamos #1248809 Sun Dec 31 2017 01:17 AM
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Originally Posted by bartamos
Good find Carl!!!!!!

Too bad I didn't find that source before I made my own on my hillbilly lathe. Cordless drill and bench grinder, that is. It only took me 3 times and most of a day to get it right.

Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248821 Sun Dec 31 2017 01:55 AM
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Sir Searchalot
It's OK, good experience and UPS does not deliver to Butcher Holler anyway.


Watch out for careful drivers!!!
I'm away on an ego trip. Will be back on Feb 30.
I'm not an Auto Mechanic, but I play one on TV.
I charge $0.02 for every opinion and I take Paypal.
Plan B is always better than plan A, by definition.
I recommend invoking MIL-T-FP41c when machining and fabricating
I used to think beer was bad for me, so I gave up thinking.
Sometimes no nonsense makes sense, in a sense.
You can't teach a new dog old tricks.
Honk if you're Amish


Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
amtrakjoe #1248828 Sun Dec 31 2017 02:07 AM
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Joe, do you know someone who works in a body shop? I had a friend who does all sorts of restorations who had the tool to put them in and had a supply of the rivet with the kit. I'd think most shops would have one.
(I needed the rivit nuts on my door panel) Worked like a charm.


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Re: Screw at base of window channel - 47 AD
bartamos #1248977 Mon Jan 01 2018 12:19 AM
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Originally Posted by bartamos
It's OK, good experience and UPS does not deliver to Butcher Holler anyway.

It ain't no fun climbing the telephone pole with my laptop to order stuff neither.
I'm still proud, however not of being a coal miner's daughter...

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