New Member

Posted By: clrh2ofrank

New Member - Fri Jan 04 2019 05:04 AM

Bought a 54 3100 . I was Painted real good, but needs a lot of mechanical work. Have rebuilt the suspension and the brakes. am in the process of rewiring. While the wiring harness was out painted the engine and under hood. need to repaint the interior of cab. The glass in both wing(vent) windows needs to be replaced. This is how i found this site. my other toys are from brand F. (three model A's and a 65 Mustang conv.) am enjoying working on the 54 but have been stumped on R&R the vent windows. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
Posted By: tclederman

Re: New Member - Fri Jan 04 2019 01:33 PM

Do you have a 1954 Chevrolet Truck Shop Manual?
(door ventilator assembly)

If you do, what instructions/etc has you stumped?
Posted By: clrh2ofrank

Re: New Member - Fri Jan 04 2019 07:39 PM

i do hve the Shop Manual. I am looking for information on r&r the vent window. They need to be replaced on both sides. i have the screws removed around the frame but not sure how it is installed in the door. i did not find any information in the shop manual about the doors/windows. Thanks for any help you can give me.
Posted By: Justhorsenround

Re: New Member - Sat Jan 05 2019 12:23 AM

We have a sub-Forum in the Paint and Body Forum called Doors. Your question should be posted there. This particular forum is mostly for build threads and/or Blogs not for answering questions. You will get lots of help there.
Posted By: clrh2ofrank

Re: New Member - Sat Jan 05 2019 02:28 AM

Thanks I will try that.
Posted By: Hobart Todd

Re: New Member - Sat Jan 05 2019 03:59 AM

I'm glad I found this forum. I have alot of work ahead of me. I'm going to need alot of information to accomplish the work. Right now I'm recovering from passing out and falling, breaking my wrist and re breaking my ankle.
I have a 54 chevy 4400 flatbed, 54 chevy 3805 panel, and a 54 gmc 350 coe and a 51 gmc suburban.
So far there is so much info here its going to take some time to wade through it
Todd from Washington state
Posted By: baldeagle

Re: New Member - Sat Jan 05 2019 05:36 AM

Be sure to look through the Techtips section. There's a lot of helpful information there.
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