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Old 02-19-2013, 07:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Anyone done this? it appears the windshield pillars are almost trashed on this car, and wondering if replacing the hard top and windshield area as one piece makes the most sense?
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It certainly can be and has been done. The actual hardtop roof for the coupe is not being reproduced, though the fastbacks are, so you would need a donor if you want to repalce the roof on a coupe.
Whomever is doing the welding better know exactly what they are doing, but as mentioned, Yes this is doable.
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Hows the rest of the roof. If the rear sail pillar panels etc, are good and the driprail channels are good i would just replace the windshield pillars from top to bottom. Be a lot easier job.
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I am about to tackle a roof replacement on my 66 as well. My front posts are in good shape but mine has alot of serious pitting on the roof as well as a Sail Panel/C pillar that has rusted through the exterior skin and internal structural panel. If anyone has done a complete roof replacement I would also like to hear about the potential issues/problems with it.
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Hows the rest of the roof. If the rear sail pillar panels etc, are good and the driprail channels are good i would just replace the windshield pillars from top to bottom. Be a lot easier job.
Call me tomorrow if like, sure you still got my #.
I'll put some pics up tonight. Im in meetings all day today. I'll be interested to see what people think I should do after the pics are posted!

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Old 02-20-2013, 10:31 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Roofs can be replaced. Heck, while you are at it, make it a fastback!

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Roofs can be replaced. Heck, while you are at it, make it a fastback!

I was actually JUST considering that. Not sure i have the skill to do it though!
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