Door Opening Clip

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  1. Oldskool62

    Oldskool62 Member

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    Hi All
    There is some sort of clip or little bracket in the top front of the door opening that sticks out when the window is closed. Is it needed? Mine on both sides are pitted with surface rust. This isn't my car but it shows the clip/bracket I'm talking about.

    Cheers
    1978 Camaro door opening.jpg
     
  2. Gary S

    Gary S Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

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    Window blow out clips is what we call them. They are there to prevent the windows from leaning out at higher speeds. Without them, you get a lot of wind noise as the window pulls away.
     
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    Twisted_Metal Administrator Staff Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    The blow-out clips are riveted to the weather strip channel.
    The clips are reproduced but I don't know if they include replacement rivets.
     
  4. Oldskool62

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    Thanks Guys much appreciated.
     
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    I plasti-dipped mine. Little tougher to clean up & do on car though.
     
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    Burd Veteran Member Lifetime Gold Member

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    There are diff types, a guy gave me a set, turns out they are for 67-69. I'm looking for the correct type too.
     
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  7. Oldskool62

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    I'll take a look around and buy an new set.
     

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