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WTB Side window glass templates (patterns) for 1931 Plymouth PA Convertible coupe


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I have 2 lower channels with broken panes, one intact rear "seal" and one intact front "seal" ,  two regulators that will need cleaning and refurbishing and window cranks. The seals are all petrified and I'll be looking for pliable replacements too. The top bows are intact and function well.  A top was fabricated by some shop years ago.

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the glass has a metal frame around it -- that is fastened  to the lower channel by 3 small screws total of six - it incases the glass pane -- not sure what you mean about front and rear seal --picture of what you have would help me to see  -- been working on mine for many years and it has been slow but getting their.--Allan

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looks like you found a set of landau irons -- I looked for years never found a set -- finely had some cast and finished a set--what is the total  overall  center to center on mounting holes.  Over the years I found sets but never the correct  overall length. started to wonder if they made them to fit each car one set at a time --Allan  

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Thank you for including these photos, a picture really is worth 1,000 words!  My car was a cobbled up street rod that was butchered in the 1970's and owned by a friend. My window panes have no trim surrounding them, only the base that the regulator attaches to.  Not having seen one in person, I'd wondered what the 6 holes were supposed to secure.  The Landau Irons are posted on Ebay ($499) by a Texas vendor and are in rough shape.  This week I'm heading to a local plating shop that I've used before, with a photo of them to get a rough idea of the price to have them refinished before purchasing them.  My car had a 350 Chevy engine and TH-350 trans along with a GM 12 bolt rear when I bought it and was far from original. The rumble seat was supporting a community of mice.  I have converted most of it back to Mopar and am building a replacement Chrysler engine, having already replaced the rear end, removed the Camaro front suspension clip (Yikes! I know!!) and replaced it with a dropped Super Bell axle.  It will never be as nice as an unmolested original, but it will be a better street rod than the rolling wrecking yard that I started with. The car is at my other home and is 500 miles away or I'd take some pics of the top bows for you now. I was there this morning.  I will send them to you once I'm back there.  The window seals are a fixed track attached to the A-pillar and another on the upright at the rear of the door opening.  I'll send shots of these too.  -Tom

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the set I have are 251/4 center to center --I copied a set from a friends car and it was a 31PA --- the set on ebay are marked as 20 center to center I think that maybe correct for a 30U car ---they mount in different location and are shorter --- pull up pictures of both cars and see how they are mounted --  what is your location?? You can PM me if you like -- Allan

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Yes I see.  I had wondered about the various holes in the body and then realized that those in the cowl were for the brackets to secure the spare tires, The 4 pair of holes ahead of the rumble seat opening are for some sort of bolt on handles or tie-downs that I don't have, and those on the beltline are for the irons

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Hello again,  I had misplaced your # or I'd have called.  I took photos of the front and rear weather seals that attach to the leading post on the doors, the upright portion of the top at the rear of the window opening, and the wiper felt at the outer opening of the window slot in the door.  They look to be original and are in bad shape but I can send those pics to you if they'd be helpful.  I'll machine some top rest cleats out of aluminum bar stock and space them off of the deck to support the top.  Windows will wait for the summer as I'm still looking for an outline tracing of an original or replacement to have a pair made. 

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vintageglass.com--- talked to them this week and asked about glass for my car they told me they do have the patterns for 31 PA convertible and would be glade to cut them for me --- check them out --Allan

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