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tomnoller
07-14-2007, 03:06 PM
I've gotten all the bolts off including the three down by the rocker. My shop manual only details older models for removal and it looks like I have to pull the rocker away to clear the threads of the bolts at the bottom. The rocker is welded to the body and it looks as though I sacrifice the rocker to get the quarter panel off.
http://www.tomnoller.com/day5.JPG
Could an experienced pro please clue me in? Thanks!

Western Washington, USA

tomnoller
07-14-2007, 03:25 PM
Here's a shot from today, Sat 7/14:
http://www.tomnoller.com/day9.JPG

Western Washington, USA

tomnoller
07-14-2007, 09:49 PM
Thanks Mike!

Got a windshield for a '63? Mine cracked top to bottom today, at a chipped spot, while I was gently trying to take it out. Waaaah!

Western Washington, USA

tomnoller
07-16-2007, 07:55 PM
Thanks for the great advice, Mike. Looked to me like those bolts had to come out first, but your technique worked like a charm.
http://www.tomnoller.com/day10.JPG

Western Washington, USA

StudeRich
07-16-2007, 08:19 PM
Wow Tom; that '63 looks like it is NOT rotted out in there, LOL can't be a Western WA car![:0]

StudeRich
Studebakers Northwest
Ferndale, WA