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Username Post: Drip rail for a Nomad?        (Topic#340443)
toms57 
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Loc: Caney, Ks, USA
Reg: 10-28-01
11-07-16 03:58 PM - Post#2660428    

Is anyone making a replacement drip rail over the Drivers door on a Nomad (56). I see them for Sedans and Hardtops, but don't know if either of them are interchangeable.

Tom






 

Cal Culley 
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Cal Culley
Loc: LOS ANGELES CA
Reg: 10-08-08
11-07-16 08:25 PM - Post#2660510    
    In response to toms57

Don't think so but used ones on ebay.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1955-1956-1957-Ch evy-Nomad...



 
toms57 
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Posts: 507

Loc: Caney, Ks, USA
Reg: 10-28-01
11-09-16 07:30 PM - Post#2660781    
    In response to Cal Culley

Thanks, The pieces I am needing are the pieces on the body that those ss pieces clip over. The steel pieces on mine are partially rusted away.
I have found some for hardtops and some for sedans, just don't know if there are some available specifically for Nomads. I suppose I may have to get one of them and modify to fit.

Tom




 
toms57 
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Posts: 507

Loc: Caney, Ks, USA
Reg: 10-28-01
11-11-16 09:29 AM - Post#2661034    
    In response to toms57

I just found a pair from H & H Classic parts and they specifically say 55-57 Nomad. The others didn't call out specific for a Nomad.

Tom



 
Nomad Jack 
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Nomad Jack
Loc: Cape Cod, Ma.
Reg: 03-14-03
11-14-16 06:42 AM - Post#2661489    
    In response to toms57

Be sure to trial fit your S/S trim pieces, they are difficult to install and if the body rail isn’t just right the S/S won’t go on. I made my body rails when repairing mine and was happy with how they came out, but spent a lot of time tweaking then to get the S/S to snap over the body rail when installing them.

Nomad Jack
55 Nomad
http://www.jaxcars.net/55-chevy-nomad.html
57 3100 Pick-up
http://www.jaxcars.net/57-chevy-pick-up.html
31 LT Truck
http://www.jaxcars.net/31-chevy-truck.html


 
toms57 
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Posts: 507

Loc: Caney, Ks, USA
Reg: 10-28-01
11-14-16 08:45 PM - Post#2661647    
    In response to Nomad Jack

I agree. After looking at how much damage is there and the fact that it will be covered, I think that we will just try to do a little repair. We definitely will have the s/s piece there for reference.


Tom



 

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