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68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« on: June 02, 2017, 04:58:25 PM »
Does anyone have their original screws holding these u jambs in place?  I've noticed that my passenger side doesn't even have any screws at all in it so I would like to see what an original is or at least for now get a size that would work temporarily.

Or could someone point me to a part # for the screws?  I have a Fisher body service manual and can't find it in there.  If someone has found it in there let me know please.
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2017, 07:44:41 PM »
 I'll be climbing on the lift to measure a belt on my '67 for someone else so I'll take an original U-jamb seal screw out and post pictures of it later today.

Mike
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2017, 09:04:02 PM »
 Here is a picture of an original '67 U-jamb screw from my 04B LOS.
The plating is chrome and it definitely looks like a #8 x 1/2" (I placed it on a quarter to keep it level to the ruler)
The head width is .2851"

Hope this helps.

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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2017, 09:08:06 PM »
That's a great start! Thanks.  Is that a captured washer on it? 
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2017, 10:17:07 PM »
 Hi '68Z28,

  Hmmm....I can see in the picture where it looks like a captive washer. No, it has a flat base.
For a close looking substitute you can use a #8x3/8" screws that are used to fasten windshield molding. Those are sold a auto body supply outlets.
I have a box of them so if you want a few just PM me and I'll send you some. They are bright zinc finish and 1/8" shorter but the shouldered head style is the same.

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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2017, 11:01:27 PM »
No, I appreciate it though.  I'll just use the right size screw for now.  I've got some of those screws and the size was a big help.  Thanks Mike!
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2017, 03:58:44 PM »
After digging through my boxes of parts for something else, just happened across a bag of AMK screws for u jamb.  #8x1/2" .28" dia. Wow, guess I should look more often, finding all sorts of stuff I've bought over the years.
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2017, 04:34:34 PM »
 What's the AMK number?

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Mike
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2017, 09:08:43 PM »
Mike, they came in a "kit" so the only number I have is for that G-5389. They look a little shorter than your screws, other than that they look the same.  If I could find an original part number, it could be x-referenced to their number.
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2017, 10:57:14 AM »
Mike, they came in a "kit" so the only number I have is for that G-5389. They look a little shorter than your screws, other than that they look the same.  If I could find an original part number, it could be x-referenced to their number.
I think the ones that come in the kit are zinc screws, correct? Of the 68 & 69 NOR survivors I've looked at have a phosphate screw and that is what is in our restored 68.
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2017, 12:19:33 PM »
Chick is correct.  At least the green car is phosphate.  67 could be different.


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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2017, 01:16:54 PM »
 The 67 NOR and LOS are chrome screws. I wish the NOR screw chrome was in better shape so for now I'm opting for a polished bright zinc on the restoration until I can find a good replacement.

Mike
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2017, 05:11:49 PM »
phosphate screw and that is what is in our restored 68.

Gray?  These do have kind of a silvery look to them, but that could be easily changed.  They seem to be a little shorter than Mikes and have a rubber sealer on them.  I have and AMK catalog so when I get some time I can look through all the screws.  There has to be something there.
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #13 on: June 10, 2017, 03:44:58 AM »
Mike,
What is the OD of the screw Head?
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Re: 68 Quarter window u-jamb screws
« Reply #14 on: June 10, 2017, 03:06:46 PM »
If I'm reading his mic right it looks like .286
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