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dalederbidge
05-12-2008, 12:24 PM
Has anyone taken off the locking mechanism from the sliding top? I need to remove it to take out the headliner in that section. Can't find anything in shop manual. Thanks.

Captain Billy
05-13-2008, 04:47 AM
Are you trying to remove the panel on the sliding roof section?
If so, just remove the chrome handle,(remove the screw and pull downward) and the four "buttons", then the trim on three sides and it will fall down. I gutted mine last year so eavery detail is fresh.

WP FOY, Ontario
1964 Wagonaire Slider
http://i193.photobucket.com/albums/z252/caprisx/StAndrews07136.jpg

Roscomacaw
05-16-2008, 05:07 PM
Actually, there's a bit more than that. Remove the handle, yes. But then there's four screws that hold the chrome handle well up. Remove those screws, then the aforementioned buttons and the liner should be able to come out. As I recall, the liner fits into some slots at it's outer edges.:D

Miscreant Studebaker nut in California's central valley.

1957 Transtar 1/2ton
1960 Larkvertible V8
1958 Provincial wagon
1953 Commander coupe
1957 President two door