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PostPosted: Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:09 am 
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Hi all,

After 8 years my car is finally getting close to paint! I want to test fit all the exterior fittings but during metal work I've lost the mounting holes for the rocker deco strips. I have "Neil's Book" which shows the deco strips end right at the torsion bar covers, but I'm not sure how far up from the bottom of the sills the decos should be. A search of the forum found me a number of people asking the same question but no answers.

Could anyone tell me either the distance from the bottom of the sill to the bottom of the rubber, or even better yet the distance from the bottom of the sill to the center of a mounting hole.

Any help would be much appreciated!

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:57 am 
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Is there anyone out there able to help me out with this measurement?

Your advice would be much appreciated!

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:55 am 
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James,

I have a 56 Coupe in bare metal and can send you the measurements of the holes
in the rockers.
Give me a day or two to get to the car.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 11:22 pm 
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Norm Miller wrote:
James,

I have a 56 Coupe in bare metal and can send you the measurements of the holes
in the rockers.
Give me a day or two to get to the car.

Norm


Thank you Norm, that is hugely appreciated!

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James, I removed mine on my '57A coupe, and just finished putting them back on. I can measure tomorrow and send pics and measurements to you. Wayne

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 10:12 pm 
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Wayne Arny wrote:
James, I removed mine on my '57A coupe, and just finished putting them back on. I can measure tomorrow and send pics and measurements to you. Wayne


Thanks Wayne, that would be amazing.

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James Fitzsimons,

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From front fender to first hole in deco 80mm
From torsion bar plug to last hole in deco 45mm
From door sill down 35mm
From rocker up 62mm

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Thank you so much Norm, that is fantastic!

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James, Did you get the measurements you needed? Wayne

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 22, 2018 8:41 pm 
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Yes thanks Wayne, Norm's measurements should be all I need. I'll confirm tomorrow when I go to the paint shop to see the car.

Thanks for your offer of assistance though.

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