After cleaning off the old outer rocker on a 65 coupe, I found the new one does not include the 2 pressed in nuts for the quarter window base to screw to the rocker. MU apparently doesn't have it, nor does CJPony, nor does Harris is Charlotte. Any ideas where these can be gotten??
68 GT Vert - J Code (1st car I ever drove in '73, dad bought it in '71)
67 C Code Vert Sports Sprint (1st car I ever bought in '75)
06 Vista Blue with Pony Package (1st Mustang I ever bought new)
MCA #49294 Grayson, GA (Atlanta)
That's not what he needs. Those are for the bottom of the fender, bottom of the rocker. He's going for the top of the rocker, at the quarter window. While those are the correct size, they would be difficult to use. The original nuts were welded or crimped, I suggest he do the same.
Amateur restorer. Well, sometimes I have been paid for it. But not right now.
Why not take the old ones out/off and use them??
Soak them in some rust remover, clean them up, run a tap through them, install them, and use them.
The nuts appear to be in pretty good shape, so I will try to clean them and remove them. I just have to save enough meat on the nut to be able to tack them to top of rocker. I am just trying to source replacements, since that almost always seem to work better for hardware.
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