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Technical 41-48 Ford /Merc Convertible windshield help?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by jamcoupe, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. jamcoupe
    Joined: Sep 5, 2006
    Posts: 483


    I’m working on a 1947 Mercury Convertible and I’m ready to install the windshield. Can someone tell me if the convertible has a different center division bar than a closed roof car or will this one work? I do have a brass bar that came with some parts I picked up and I believe to be for the car but I'm unsure of what parts to use.



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  2. Ghector23
    Joined: Dec 6, 2016
    Posts: 4


    On my 41 ford conv the mirror is mounted about one third of the way down the bar. Closed car mirrors were mounted to the op header. This was to lower the mirror so you could see out of the rear window which is much lower and smaller on the conv.
    Had problems finding trim to cover gaps at top and bottom of windshield mounding.

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