[Spridgets] Bugeye door hinge

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Fri Sep 24 17:36:42 MDT 2010

Thanks Frank
------Original Message------
From: Frank Clarici
To: Steven Guterman
Cc: Bill Masquelier
Cc: spridgets
Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Bugeye door hinge
Sent: Sep 24, 2010 7:30 PM

On 9/24/2010 6:37 PM, Steven Guterman wrote:

> Does anyone know the difference and if you can use the later hinges on an
> early (1959) bugeye.

Side curtain cars used one type of hinge, roll up window cars used a 
different hinge. I think the hinges are the same but the early cars used 
a 1/4 x 28 pan head screw where the later cars used a 5/16 x 24 bolt on 
the door end of the hinge.
All used pan head 1/4 x 28s on the hinge to body.
So later hinges might work but with the bolts which might mean drilling 
a larger hole in the door where the rubber plugs go so you can get to 
the bolts.

Frank Clarici
Toms River, NJ

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