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    I’m trying to get the trim sorted out for my 1953 hardtop. I purchased a nearly complete set of belt line mouldings. The retaining clips have broken off the mouldings. There is an extant clip which does not work with my car. I assume it’s from different year.
    Q. Does anyone make or supply these clips?
    Q. Has anyone had success reaching the clips to the pot metal?

    Thank you.

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  • #2
    There were different clips used in different parts of the production run. Have you looked at the body parts catalog?
    RadioRoy, specializing in AM/FM conversions with auxiliary inputs for iPod/satellite/CD player. In the old car radio business since 1985.

    17A-S2 - 50 Commander convertible
    10G-C1 - 51 Champion starlight coupe
    10G-Q4 - 51 Champion business coupe
    4H-K5 - 53 Commander starliner hardtop
    5H-D5 - 54 Commander Conestoga wagon
    56B-D4 - 56 Commander station wagon
    60V-L6 - 60 Lark convertible

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    • #3
      Yes I have Roy. Seems this trim is not from 53 but I will need to modify them to make them fit the 53 body clip retainers. The 53 trim has a “button” type clip. The button portion is what I’m looking for. They were part of the trim from the factory. The retainers are available from a few vendors.

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