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Adjustable Nuts for Windshield

Discussion in 'Alpine Cars and Parts For Sale' started by DanR, Jun 16, 2021.

  1. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    I just made a deal to have a bunch of the adjustable windshield nuts fabricated with expected availability date within 30 to 45 days.

    Cost per pair $16 plus shipping.

    Anyone interested can let me know by sending a PM or E-mail tiger2dan at gmail dot com with your contact info.

    I will provide pictures upon request,
     
  2. Aladin Sane

    Aladin Sane Gold Level Sponsor

    More things I will probably need that Dan can supply. Thanks, I will be in touch.
     
  3. MikeH

    MikeH Platinum Level Sponsor

    What are they and what is their purpose?
     
  4. alpine_64

    alpine_64 Donation Time

    Adjust the rake of the windcsreen to align it for 1/4 windows and the soft/hardtop
     
  5. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    Mike, For an answer to your question, here is a PDF explaining what it is all about. I bought a couple of these nuts when i started my restoration to my Blue Boy a long time ago. Worked perfectly for me.

    I read somewhere that these nuts were no longer stocked, so to keep them available I took the plunge and invested a few dollars so they would be available to the Sunbeam World......Keep'em-on-the-Road,
     

    Attached Files:

    Scotty and puff4 like this.
  6. Toyanvil

    Toyanvil Gold Level Sponsor

    Will these work on a series 2?
     
  7. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    Supposed to work on all Sunbeams.
     
  8. twautomotive

    twautomotive Bronze Level Sponsor

    I can not open this attached file - WS58TechTip.pdf Please help. Thanks. Tom
     
  9. bulldurham

    bulldurham Platinum Level Sponsor

    Opened for me w/ Adobe
     
  10. Barry

    Barry Platinum Level Sponsor


    Same here; it's a copy of a copy of a copy, but it opens with either Adobe Acrobat Reader or Firefox.
     
  11. sunalp

    sunalp Platinum Level Sponsor

    Dan,
    Count me in for a couple of sets.
    Cheers!
    Steve
     
  12. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    OK Steve I'll add you to the list.

    UPDATE: My Draftsman/Engineer/Laser Buddy has already cut a work order for them, just depending on the system to get them produced.

    Will check on them again after the 4th,

    Thanks Guys,
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2021
  13. Toyanvil

    Toyanvil Gold Level Sponsor

    You can add me to the list for a set.
     
  14. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    OK toyanvil, But PM me your contact info for shipping.
     
    Last edited: Aug 24, 2021
  15. jumpinjan

    jumpinjan Bronze Level Sponsor

    You will need a modified long reach socket to get to the hex on the adjuster. I think I had to turn down the OD of the socket in my 10" lathe.
    Jan
     
  16. twautomotive

    twautomotive Bronze Level Sponsor

    Thanks for the help. Found out file was downloading but not auto opening. Problem was (surprise) my computer but mostly me.
     
  17. puff4

    puff4 Gold Level Sponsor

    Dan, I PM'd you on 17-June. Let me know if you didn't get it. Thanks!
     
  18. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    Got you down for one (1) pair/set

    When you get a chance send me your email and phone

    Had them but can't find them,
     
  19. puff4

    puff4 Gold Level Sponsor

    Done. Thanks!
     
  20. DanR

    DanR Diamond Level Sponsor

    Jan, You are correct in pointing out the need to have a socket turned down for this modification.

    It is covered in FIGURE 5, Page 2 of the PDF
     

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