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Model "A" door glass size??????

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by old beet, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. old beet
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    Need EXACT size of a door glass for a 30-31 "A" Coupe. Misplaced my pattern, Thanks,,Beet
     
  2. BRENT in 10-uh-C
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    I am on my laptop so I cannot give you exactly until I get to the shop tomorrow and look at my patterns but what I have on this computer is the length is 25 1/2 inches long. The front is 19" (+/-) tall, and the rear is 19 7/8" (+/-) tall. The original window (and the repro window channels) are based around the original thickness of 3/16".

    If you need something before I get back to you, cut out a pattern with that measurement and see how it fits.
     
  3. rotorwrench
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    Classic Flat Glass has it listed as 16X26 inches for a 31 Ford Standard Coupe but they don't list the corner radius or other particulars that would have been on the pattern.

    It seems like one of the model A parts vendors like Snyders, Brattons, or Mike's A-Fordable had dimentions in there catalogs but I can't remember for sure.
     
  4. Chris Casny
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    There is no corner radius, it's square, also keep the glass stock height, even if the car is chopped, so you don't have to move the stop.
     
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  5. old beet
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    For some reason I think the shape is a perfect rectangle?? Any input?
     
  6. Chris Casny
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    The over all shape is rectangular but the corners are 90 degrees, I wish I had my car here so I could give you exact dimensions.
     
  7. pecker head
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    Keeping them stock height will also keep them straight while rolling them up & down , unlike my coop that gets crooked !
     
  8. NONAME
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    Beet you are right on the rectangle 25 1/8 X 15 7/16
    Jim
     
  9. old beet
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    Thanks Jim, You Da Man...Beet
     

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