Window Regulator Repair

Window Regulator Repair By Stephen Kassis Window regulators are the gear driven mechanism that raise and lower door and quarter windows. Early regulators were all manually operated but electrically operated regulators (or power windows) became available as optional equipment on Chevy passenger cars in 1953 and later

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Window Channel Replacement

Window Channel Replacement By Stephen Kassis There are several different kinds of door window channels used in Chevrolet cars & trucks. Early (1926-1932) Fisher Body cars used rubber window channel with felt flocking on it. In 1933, GM passenger cars started using flexible and rigid metal window

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Fixed Windshield for 1932 Passenger Cars

Installing a Fixed Windshield in 1932 Chevy Passenger Cars By Stephen Kassis Photos & Installation Tips by Bill Turner The original windshield in 1932 Chevrolet passenger cars (except convertibles) were Fisher VV crank up type windshield. When building a street rod, it is often desirable to make

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1926-1932 Fisher Body “VV” Windshield

1926-1932 Fisher “VV” Windshield By Stephen Kassis 1926-1932 Fisher Body closed cars, including most Chevrolet, Pontiac, Buick, Oakland, and Cadillac’s had windshields that cranked up to allow air to circulate into the passenger compartment. This was referred to as the Fisher “Vision & Ventilation” system. In this

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Trunk Weatherstrip Installation (1949-1954 GM)

1949-1954 GM Trunk Weatherstrip Installation By Stephen Kassis Most of the 1949-1954 GM cars used an unusual weatherstrip layout which can be confusing when installing new trunk weatherstrip. The illustration of the trunk shows that there are two different weatherstrips used—one on the decklid and one on

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Paint Instruction Drawings (1928-1937)

Paint Codes & Paint Instruction Drawings By Stephen Kassis Early Chevrolet passenger cars from the 1930’s and later, have Paint Codes stamped into the aluminum Fisher Body ID plate on the firewall. This code identifies the paint color combination of the vehicle. Paint Instruction Drawings are engineering

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Installing Glove Box Liners

Installing Glove Box Liners By Stephen Kassis A glove box is one of those handy places in your vintage vehicle to store items like pens, pencils, registration papers, flash light, cell phone and maybe even gloves! Often this box has been damaged by frequent use, water leaks

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Interior Plastics Knobs Installation

Installing Interior Plastic Knobs By Stephen Kassis Putting new knobs on your car or truck is a quick and easy way to make a huge difference in the appearance of the interior of your vehicle. Old, broken, missing or faded knobs can detract from the beauty of

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Insulation & Sound Deadening for a Quiet Ride

Insulation and Sound Deadening for A Quiet Ride By Stephen Kassis Our old cars are a lot of fun but one thing they are NOT is quiet. Sound deadener is the best solution for a noisy ride. There are many brands and types of sound deadening material

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