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Projects 39 Pontiac Coupe (series 25 small body) build

Discussion in 'Traditional Hot Rods' started by AGELE55, Dec 7, 2019.

  1. 1971BB427
    Joined: Mar 6, 2010
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    from Oregon

    Give Joe at DiOrio's Old GM Parts here in Portland, Or. a call, and ask him if he knows how the Pontiac 1/4 windows are held in. If he doesn't know, then Joe Sr. surely will. Both know these old 30's and 40's GM cars better than anyone I know of.
    (503) 771-9416
     
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  2. oldsman41
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    Mine is set in rubber don’t know about the earlier models remember mine is a 41
     
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  3. AGELE55
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    But do you know how the rubber attaches to the body? Mine doesn’t have a flange, so it must be a type of U channel that fits around the glass and simply sits in the channel.
     
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  4. oldsman41
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    Yep I believe that is how mine went in been 15 years or more since I put new rubber in.
     
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  5. carpok
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    I think your on the right track on your quarter windows. A bit off topic but my 55 sedan has fixed quarter windows. Basically a u-shaped rubber with a small lip to seal on outer body. Rubber is pushed against inter body held in with six small L shaped brackets and inside garnish trim. Got the correct rubber from Steel rubber.
     

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  6. AGELE55
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    Woot, woot. Finally found a reference for my quarter window rubber. It is indeed a u channel. I figured so, just needed a confirmation. Screenshot_20211023-181922_DuckDuckGo.jpg
     
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  7. oldsman41
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    Good deal guy Steele rubber had them for my car hopefully the will have the poncho. If you need the seals for the vent window better start saving now.
     
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  8. AGELE55
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    Yeah…the bad news is I have ZERO rubber with this project.
     
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  9. oldsman41
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    One of the gear heads that hang out at the shop said rubber the right way might have your stuff he said they had good prices.
     
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  10. AGELE55
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    Well, when it comes time to purchase glass and rubber, I foresee a “close my eyes and hand them my wallet” moment.
     
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  11. oldsman41
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    Check out auto city classics on the glass had mine for about 175 bucks plus shipping. All side glass no windshield or back glass mine was in great shape
     
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  12. AGELE55
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    So.. I'm heading to the salvage yard Friday to score a transmission for the Poncho. (I'm currently using a borrowed TH350 from the next door neighbor for mock up). So this brings up the next challenge.
    If I should decide to maintain the original 4.11 rearend, how do I adapt the pinion flange? It has the old flat flange and I assume I'll need to update to a modern u joint? Anyone been through this? 20211024_112002.jpg
     
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