Convertible Top with quarter window up

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OgTranWreck
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Convertible Top with quarter window up

Postby OgTranWreck » Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:35 pm

Hi everyone, i recently purchased a 1994 vert to restore. My problem is that i cannot find replacements for the white plastic guide pieces for the rear quarter windows. Nissan does not make them anymore and i cannot fabricate something with existing parts because the previous owner left me with nothing to work with. Image

For the left piece, i was planning on following the guide which used a ford window roller and replace it. I am stumped on what to do about the other two guides.

Onto my question: If i left the other guides like that and kept the quarter window permanently rolled up, would my convertible top still function correctly and go up and down without getting caught somehow on the quarter window? I cant really test this because the windows were taken out before i purchased the car. Also, if you have suggestions on replacements for the other two pieces, It would be much appreciated.


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Re: Convertible Top with quarter window up

Postby Lord Umoja » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:01 pm

It will probably get stuck. The car automatically drops the 1/4 windows when you try to lower the top normally.

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Re: Convertible Top with quarter window up

Postby AZhitman » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:53 pm

If I recall correctly, there's some pics and info on that here. I know a lot of us old-school vert guys (had verts in the 90's / 00's) fixed these issues.

Here ya go: how-to-quarter-window-plastic-guide-repair-t383252.html

quarter-window-repair-t572827.html

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Re: Convertible Top with quarter window up

Postby OgTranWreck » Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:01 pm

Lord Umoja wrote:It will probably get stuck. The car automatically drops the 1/4 windows when you try to lower the top normally.
Thanks for the info
AZhitman wrote:If I recall correctly, there's some pics and info on that here. I know a lot of us old-school vert guys (had verts in the 90's / 00's) fixed these issues.

Here ya go: links removed
That ebay rebuilder now sells his kit that replaces the plastic guides. I plan on buying the kit and replacing it myself. Thanks for the info


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