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Username Post: ?Window rollers for '58 Sport Coupe?        (Topic#352406)
mahlmann 
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mahlmann
Age: 74
Loc: Las Cruces, NM
Reg: 01-20-11
08-09-18 09:18 AM - Post#2742475    

After getting a cataract removed I could finally see well enough to get the window regulator out of our '58 Impala passenger door. Woohoo!

Thanks again to everyone who helped me with this.



I see that there are two types of replacement rollers offered: grooved and plain. My questions are if these are interchangeable and if the grooved versions are an improvement? I don't have enough left of the one remaining sample to ascertain what kind it was.

Are there any vendors from whom you have purchased that supplied good parts? I'm not interested in getting the cheapest price, I just want to get good ones so I never have to replace them again.

Thanks for any suggestions.


Mike Ahlmann
Las Cruces, NM
'50 Tin Woodies (two) Ramon and Willard
'58 Impala Sport Coupe
'69 El Camino SS-396
'07 Ford F150 to haul parts for above
'16 Ford Explorer 3.5 EcoBoost - Red Rocket


 




VIN 58 
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Posts: 76

Age: 60
Loc: ct
Reg: 03-23-10
08-10-18 08:04 AM - Post#2742591    
    In response to mahlmann

mike check with car and truck shop i saw them there. I've had good luck with them



 
ragtp66 
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Posts: 714
ragtp66
Reg: 12-09-07
08-10-18 08:09 PM - Post#2742672    
    In response to mahlmann

A lot of the parts for tri fives are the same as 58 including the adjusters, hardware etc. I like Danchuk's stuff stay with 57 stuff and most of it matches perfectly. They show two different size rivets were used. https://www.danchuk.com/ItemForm.aspx?Item=1001

Toys:
1958 Impala 2dr Hardtop Under Construction
1966 Chevelle Malibu Convert M20/350 Aztec Bronze
1987 Sea Ray Pachanga 22
2002 Cadillac Escalade EXT Parts chaser
2007 Trailblazer SS -gone and missed


 




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