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Old 06-03-2019, 08:53 PM   #1
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Does anyone know where I can get a exploded view of the proper tach strip. I removed the old top and none of the strips appear to look like the ones that were installed in the front bow? The installer used tacks instead od staples and the strips are mauled Even views of the front bow with the seals and strips installed would really help.
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Found this:http://chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com...55csm0148.html

Not sure how helpful it may be.

There is also a trim manual that you can look through: http://chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com...55A/index.html
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Does anyone know where I can get a exploded view of the proper tach strip. I removed the old top and none of the strips appear to look like the ones that were installed in the front bow? The installer used tacks instead od staples and the strips are mauled Even views of the front bow with the seals and strips installed would really help.
The factory used tacks. Most every other top installer used staples. That said, here are some photos to help with the front header. The last bow also has a tack strip in it. I use a 5/8 inch wide industrial belt and use screws to attach it to the bow. There is a hollow spot below the belt. Use a 3/4 inch screw and you will be fine. Place the screws where the original long staples were.

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