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#1 Ricester

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Posted 06 April 2021 - 03:49 PM

Apologies for the constant questions about the rear windows. 

 

Unfortunately someone else took mines out and I cant see another to get an answer. 

 

The "pop out" catch side - does the catch just screw on to the roof pillar liner section and nothing else? What screws are used to affix the catch? 

 

Thanks. 

 

 



#2 danie garry

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Posted 07 April 2021 - 11:32 AM

best checking on the somerford or minispares website, they're a great resource even just for putting stuff back together

 

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#3 Chris1275gt

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Posted 07 April 2021 - 01:57 PM

I presume you mean the opening mechanism for the 1/4 windows and the c pillar trim is fitted and has no previous holes in it. Behind the c pillar trim where the hinge will go is a raised square metal section welded on the outer panel for a couple of self tapping screws to attach the hinge. I think I used m3.5 self tappers. Mine had holes in the square section for the hinge screws but in the wrong place so I redriled the holes very carefully.

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Posted 07 April 2021 - 04:15 PM

The screws on my 72 are a dome headed countersunk positive self tapper screwed into the bracket on the C pillar.

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#5 Ricester

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Posted 10 April 2021 - 09:01 AM

Brilliant guys thanks, I ended up using 1/2 inch self tapping number 10s. seem to have done the job in securing the catch. Thanks again. 






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