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#1646312 - 07/14/14 06:09 AM They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers
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I know the 71 Plymouth and Dodge owners (72-4 as well) have waited some time for affordable rear window louvers in the factory "flavor" after being contacted by Moparts members Mike St Eloi and Jim Evans to get these things repro'd, the trigger was pulled, the big Thanks goes out to Mike St Eloi(Moparts member Moparmike1) for not only supplying original louvers to mold/tool from, but initializing the project, Jim Evans was instrumental in supplying the factory Dodge pcs...

Some tech: the original pcs were a combination of fiberglass lay up and fiberglass resin cast known as Cosmoplast, Chrysler had a majority of it's plastic/fiberglass components made in this fashion, the fashion in which these repro louvers were made is in the hand laid fiberglass resin/mat lay up, which is a little more time consuming than casting resin, but the end product is a stronger construction, all the visual details of the original pcs were captured with the exceptions of the the outer perimeter pcs, the backsides are just mat finish, not smooth like the original cast pcs, this was done to cut down on tooling and the fact that once mounted on the car you won't see the backsides, the center section however is finished as original on both sides, smooth for your viewing pleasure all other details are as the factory intended, all the molds were taken from original pcs in excellent condition, considering their age and delicate nature...

OK, the big concern, price...Full sets Dodge or Plymouth are currently $850, I'm offering them at this price because YOU the buyer will be required to dress the edges, detail and block sand the Gel Coat finish for primer/paint, I'll trim them out from the molds as close as possible and fit the pcs, but in order to keep the price down, the labour on my behalf must be minimized, if you require me to dress out and detail a set for paint, then the price will unfortunately rise into the $1500 range for a full set, individual pcs are available for those wishing to replace missing/damaged components, or for those who may be on a budget and want to procure a piece at a time in order to obtain a set, individual outer perimeter pcs will be $100 each, the center section at $550, thus totaling $850

...All the hardware to mount them is included, the original style spring latch is made just like the original, as is all the hardware

...Shipping: as expected shipping adds to the cost, generally the sets I've already shipped avg approx $150 because of the size, insurance, etc, etc

...crating: I charge a fee of $80 to provide a wooden shipping crate/box/packing for safe delivery, as these things are delicate in nature, original owners of these know from first hand experience how fragile they are!...So between the initial costs of $850 for a full set, $80 crating, and approx $150 shipping, it totals out to $1080.00 about as affordable as I can make it, shipping costs however will mark up or down the costs depending on your location/delivery route

I'll add a few pics, and some input later on, CONTACT me only on MOPARTS, via PM if your interested in a set, or individual components, or have questions
Thanks,
Mike


All pics are of the repros offered


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#1646313 - 07/14/14 06:10 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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#1646314 - 07/14/14 06:11 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Although a 71 year only option on Dodge and Plymouth, these will fit the 72-74 RR/Sat/GTX and Chargers as well, as they use the same rear window/roof/C pillar area as the 71's


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#1646315 - 07/14/14 06:13 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Factory style spring retainer pin as original/factory...this is the backside, once the center is installed this pin is hidden from sight, reference first pic at the top of the post for what the assemble louvers look like, the pin is located on the passenger side as original


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#1646316 - 07/14/14 06:18 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Difference between the Dodge and Plymouth components, just the side pillar pcs are different between the 2 cars, the upper and center section are identical between the 2 vehicles


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#1646317 - 07/14/14 06:22 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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OK...now the bad news, I currently only have 3 full sets ready to go, and about 15 outer perimeter pcs...these are time consuming to make


Early bird gets the worm...

Mike


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#1646318 - 07/14/14 06:47 AM Re: There Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Awesome Mike. When I get my car to that point I'll be ordering one .
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#1646319 - 07/14/14 09:34 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: moparmarks]
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Awesome Mike. When I get my car to that point I'll be ordering one .





Don't wait too long Mark, I'm not a young buck anymore, plus my dance card is full with other projects, and weather/temp for me on the East Coast plays a big part in fiberglass production, and if you didn't catch it in the above posts, you could buy any of the pcs individually, helpful for guys with a budget/allowance to spend on the toys


Thanks
Mike


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#1646320 - 07/14/14 09:30 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Wow... Somebody stepped up... I have the originals for my car, but this should make somebody happy.. I guess I need to head to the basement and see if my hardware is all there as mine was in the trunk when I bough the car. Kevin
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#1646321 - 07/16/14 10:58 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: sleddinfool]
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I bought a set for my GTX and am very pleased with them. I had no interest in paying as much for an original set, as the car cost new! Mike was a pleasure to do business with as well

And a big thanks to Mike St.Eloi for letting me "jump" in line

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#1646322 - 07/18/14 11:01 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: 70440+6bbl]
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Cool deal Mike ..
I might want a set - but the budget sucks
After carlisle.
I see shipping and handling adds up ,

Woulda bought in carlisle had i seen them there .
Good Luck .. Looks cool .

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#1646323 - 07/19/14 08:21 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: sogtx]
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Cool deal Mike ..
I might want a set - but the budget sucks
After carlisle.
I see shipping and handling adds up ,

Woulda bought in carlisle had i seen them there .
Good Luck .. Looks cool .






Andy,

you could drive down to pick up a set? as some have...probably about a 6 hr round trip from Western NY? so the costs in fuel would be about the same depending on your ride...plus you avoid any shipping issues....







Mike

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#1646324 - 07/19/14 09:16 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Nice work Mike!

If I owned one of these cars Id already have a check on the way!

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#1646325 - 07/19/14 10:56 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: LimeliteAero]
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Nice work Mike!

If I owned one of these cars Id already have a check on the way!







Thanks Dave,


If you ever need to add a 71 Superbird to your collection? you'll need a set of louvers for it


Mike

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#1646326 - 07/21/14 01:00 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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A few members have requested some information and pics regarding the installation of these louvers as they are a mystery regarding how they attach to a vehicle, plus some guys with finished painted cars have concerns as to what needs to be done to install these without damaging the paint or making a mistake installing them as a repair could be costly...completely understandable, so I put together a pictorial to answer these question

A big thanks to Moparts member Lyndon (member 71Charger R/T) for supplying me with the back half window section of a 71-4 Charger for this purpose

Although this is a Charger install, the Plymouth install is basically the same, and there's no need to remove the chrome trim around the window as this is not even related to the louver install.

The louvers install around the upper body line located above the rear window, that line has been highlighted for these photo shots, both the Charger and Plymouth exhibit the same distinct line.

Step 1: after all the outer perimeter pcs have been fitted to the car to confirm fit, I recommend taping the pcs onto the car, installing the center section to align all the pcs, and installing only the upper screws (2 total) one in each corner that tie the outer perimeter pcs together, then carefully align/measure/center the louvers squarely on the car, as pictured below

I also recommend if you have a finished painted car, that you cover any areas with blue painters masking tape, and covers, so that if you scuff the surface, you only scuff tape/coverings, as fiberglass is very sharp/hard, and if a piece slides/drags/scuffs over paint while fitting the pcs, it will cut the paint.


Keep in mind a majority of these pics are of "unfinished" louvers/pieces, they are basically as trimmed from the molds, and are in what I consider "as delivered" in a Gel Coat finish of white or black, the final trimming/block sanding/prime and paint is all on YOU in order to keep my costs down, unless special considerations on fit/finish were discussed, basically what you see, is what you get...

Mike


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#1646327 - 07/21/14 01:01 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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This is what the backside of the upper perimeter piece looks like, the install hardware is attached/supplied, the metal tabs are tool grade steel, not simply sheetmetal, they are very rigid, if they need to be tweaked, remove them (screwed in) because if you try and bend them while attached to the perimeter piece you could damage the fiberglass, or the steel threaded insert that retains the bracket as they are that rigid


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#1646328 - 07/21/14 01:02 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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After you've located the louvers on the car where you desire them, carefully remove all the pcs, except the upper perimeter piece which should still be taped in place, plus any pencil marks you may make to locate it properly, then you'll need to drill a hole in the steel tab located in each corner of the upper perimeter piece for a sheetmetal screw

note: the upper body line above the rear window is visible in this shot, highlighted silver line


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#1646329 - 07/21/14 01:02 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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After you've installed a screw in each corner, remove any tape, this is how the upper piece should fit


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#1646330 - 07/21/14 01:03 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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All the end attachment hardware/steel inserts will be hidden when the corner piece is slid into place


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#1646331 - 07/21/14 01:03 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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install the outer perimeter screw that connects the upper perimeter piece with the side perimeter piece, do both sides


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#1646332 - 07/21/14 01:04 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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This photo is to show you what the backside of the side perimeter pcs looks like, the piece in the rear shows the drill guide insert that I install when the piece is shipped to you, after your done drilling the stud location on the car, it removes with an Allen wrench, you then thread in the Stainless 10-32 stud that will later be nutted from inside the trunk to retain the side perimeter pcs


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#1646333 - 07/21/14 01:05 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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I predrill the side pcs that I send to you, the drill hole passes out thru to the outer surface, the hole is only .040 in diameter, this allows you to pinpoint exactly were the hole should be located for the stud that passes into the trunk compartment, when drilling this hole, make sure to re-install the louver center section, so that all the pcs are located properly


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#1646334 - 07/21/14 01:05 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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#1646335 - 07/21/14 01:06 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Remove the upper screw that you installed previously to attach the side perimeter piece to the upper perimeter piece, remove the side pcs, now the small pilot drilled hole is visible, and it's exactly where it needs to be, no guessing, no mistakes, no need to measure, and measure, a FACTORY louver has the stud glassed in the side piece, and this would cause grief trying to locate the hole and properly fit the pcs onto the car, I conceived this technique to eliminate guessing/error during install...all that's left is to seal the very small .040 hole left on the surface of the side piece after your done fitting the louvers to the car, fill the hole with a Polyester filler like Duraglas from USC don't use BONDO to make any repairs/or fill small air pockets/pock marks when your finish sanding/blocking/dressing your fiberglass pcs, Bondo doesn't bond well with fiberglass and will eventually lift, use a Polyester filler like Duraglas from USC



Drilled pilot hole circled below


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#1646336 - 07/21/14 01:06 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Drill out the pilot hole to 3/16" dia or .186 dia. nothing larger as you want the stud in the side perimeter piece to have no side to side movement when mounted


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#1646337 - 07/21/14 01:07 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Now you can remove/discard the pilot drill insert from the side perimeter piece boss, and insert the stainless 10-32 stud in the side perimeter mounting boss, then install the side pieces once again, installing the upper perimeter screw and inserting the now studded lower side perimeter piece into place, the stud will protrude into the trunk compartment where you attach the serrated 10-32 nut

NOTE; these pcs (perimeter pcs) only need to "sit" on the car, meaning you need to take the time for proper fitment, don't rely on the screws to PULL the pieces down to the body, this will only result in failure at a later date, the fasteners only need to be "snugged", not TORQUED or overly tightened....your dealing with fiberglass components not sheetmetal, so a delicate touch is needed


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#1646338 - 07/21/14 01:07 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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This is what your finished install of the perimeter pcs should look like, all but 2 of the fasteners required to mount these pcs are now hidden


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#1646339 - 07/21/14 01:08 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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This pic is to show you what retains the DRIVER's side of the center section, there's 2 cut out's in the side perimeter piece, that the 2 tabs located on the DRIVER's side of the center section engage


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#1646340 - 07/21/14 01:08 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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To install the center section, start by installing the 2 tabbed DRIVER's side first


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#1646341 - 07/21/14 01:09 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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This is the upper slot in the PASSENGER side perimeter piece for the PASSENGER side upper tab of the center section


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#1646342 - 07/21/14 01:09 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Here's the PASSENGER side center section tab going into the PASSENGER side perimeter upper slot, you need to maintain the DRIVERS's side center section in place, while you SLIGHTLY tweak/angle the PASSENGER upper corner tab into place, a little tricky and scary as you need to flex the center section ever so slightly!...be delicate with this process


I left the center section PASSENGER side tab "dusty" from filing/sanding it so that it appears in the photos,


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#1646343 - 07/21/14 01:10 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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#1646344 - 07/21/14 01:11 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Then lower the PASSENGER side lower corner of the center section into place, my thumb is holding the spring loaded pin UP, you can see just the tip of the retracted pin before it disappears when the louver center section drops into place


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#1646345 - 07/21/14 01:11 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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#1646346 - 07/21/14 01:12 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Make sure the pin clicks into place, and you can see the thumb handle, if its up under the lower horizontal louver section, it's not locked into place, this pin is the only thing that secures the louver center section onto the perimeter pcs, failure to confirm it's engagement, means you'll be buying another center section in the future from me! when it blows off the car!

Later when you want to clean the rear window, or remove the center section for some reason, just do the opposite of the install, use your thumb to raise the spring loaded pin fully, lift the spring load pin end of the center section first, clearing the side perimeter section, then pull the PASSENGER side upper tab section of the center section clear of it's engagement, then slightly lift/angle the PASSENGER side upward, and pull the center section free of the DRIVER's side tabs/slots...NOTE; try and handle the center section with 2 hands and by the center and upper horizontal louver blades, trying to support the louver section by just the lower horizontal can result in possible fracture to the delicate cast vertical pcs of the center section because of the weight and force trying to support the structure when handling it


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#1646347 - 07/21/14 01:12 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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This pic is to show you how much pin protrudes into the backside of the side perimeter piece


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#1646348 - 07/21/14 01:13 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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When your done installing the center section, just rotate the LOCKED spring loaded pin thumb end up into/under the lower horizontal blade so that it's hidden from sight


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#1646349 - 07/21/14 01:14 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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If you done good, this is how your finished install should look, now you get to remove it all, and start block sanding for primer/paint...if your going with a semi gloss black/organsol finish your paint build up will be minimal, but if your going with a color keyed finish to match the vehicle, esp Base Coat/Clear Coat the paint layers will start adding up, so you need to loosen up the tolerances of the fitted pcs with more sanding or filing of slots/holes/mating edges/etc, so that they go together after paint, something to test fit constantly amongst the fitted pcs during the paint stages, don't wait until the last coat of finish paint or clearcoat to find out your slots/tabs/flanges/etc don't fit because of paint build up or that they're scraping the paint

Mike


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#1646350 - 07/21/14 03:10 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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I'm not going to fool you, these are time consuming to install, I've done my best to make it as easy as possible for you, I trim all the pcs as close as possible, and fit them to one another, but at the same time leave just a whisker of extra mat'l for YOU to trim/dress accordingly for the best fit possible, as it's better to remove mat'l than to have to add it, so there's going to be a level of repeated install/removal to achieve the level of fit/finish you desire



Keep in mind, repro pieces come and go, I'll try and offer these as long as I can, and hold the price where it's at now...

P.S. when you buy these from me, they come from ME, no other hands/individual(s) are involved in their fabrication/fit/finish


Mike

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#1646351 - 07/21/14 03:47 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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P.S. when you buy these from me, they come from ME, no other hands/individual(s) are involved in their fabrication/fit/finish


Mike








OK... I confess my Granddaughter Penny does offer a guiding hand on occasion


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#1646352 - 07/23/14 09:35 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Wow, Mike, what an outstanding service you have provided for those who are interested in the rear louvers!
I knew a guy who wanted rear louvers for his 71 GTX a few years back and he paid a fortune for them!

Between the excellent craftsmanship, the helpful install pictures and the advice on how to make these work, you have done a heck of a service for the owners of 71-74 cars! Almost makes me wish I had one to take advantage of these parts!
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#1646353 - 07/23/14 12:15 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: Sneke_Eyez]
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Thanks for the kind words Ryan

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#1646354 - 07/23/14 03:48 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
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Thanks so much for taking the time to produce these Mike...they look incredible!! I'm finding myself already letting go of parts to fund a set of these from you.

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#1646355 - 07/23/14 05:59 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: EL5 71]
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Thanks so much for taking the time to produce these Mike...they look incredible!! I'm finding myself already letting go of parts to fund a set of these from you.







When your ready Ed, let me know


Mike

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#1646356 - 07/28/14 07:12 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
RV2 Offline


Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 2925
Loc: Covington Georgia
Thinking of pulling the trigger on this long awaited repro
How many full sets are currently available?

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#1646357 - 07/28/14 09:31 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: RV2]
DAYCLONA Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 12/10/07
Posts: 15493
Loc: Mass
Quote:

Thinking of pulling the trigger on this long awaited repro
How many full sets are currently available?








Ralph,

6 full sets since their introduction have physically gone out at present, a few individual perimeter pcs have gone out as well, 2 full sets are currently on hold pending final payment deposits, and I have 2 sets currently in the molds awaiting removal/trimming and fitting which are about 2 weeks out from being ready for purchase....I have a list of potential customers to contact in the order they have inquired as to when a set is available, actual payments in full or deposits(50%) will naturally be satisfied on a first come basis vs inquiries...So basically everything I had in stock is gone, with the exception of 2 Road Runner outer perimeter pcs that I currently have, everything is pretty much made to order right now, and I can't make them fast enough...I'm laying up or trimming pcs on a daily basis, it's a very time consuming product



PM me on Moparts if you need a shipping quote, or ETA for ordering/purchasing individual components or a full set...

Thanks
Mike

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#1646358 - 10/05/14 01:55 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
wasacuda Offline
super stock

Registered: 10/31/06
Posts: 836
Loc: MId West
I got mine! I am very happy with them. Well made and look great. Thanks Dayclona!!!!!!!!

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#1646359 - 10/05/14 08:29 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: wasacuda]
moparmarks Offline


Registered: 11/09/03
Posts: 10593
Loc: Western Colorado High Desert
I'd love a set but the 71RR is on the back burner.
Hopeful Mike will be making these for a while.
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71 RR A/G 4-sp Dana, 72 SSP 440, 72 Dart 5.9 4-spd, 97 DAKOTA, amoung others.
Moparmarks Parts & Restorations
Desert Mopar Metal
Grand Jct. CO
970-261-7039
http://moparmark.com/
moparmark@bresnan.net

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#1646360 - 10/12/14 12:33 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: moparmarks]
moparmarks Offline


Registered: 11/09/03
Posts: 10593
Loc: Western Colorado High Desert
Have a customers 72 RR/GTX in the shop and he thinks that we should be putting one of these on it.
Sending PM
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71 RR A/G 4-sp Dana, 72 SSP 440, 72 Dart 5.9 4-spd, 97 DAKOTA, amoung others.
Moparmarks Parts & Restorations
Desert Mopar Metal
Grand Jct. CO
970-261-7039
http://moparmark.com/
moparmark@bresnan.net

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#1646361 - 11/14/14 11:35 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
double Offline


Registered: 11/13/14
Posts: 1
Loc: canada
do you still make superbird parts?

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#1646362 - 11/15/14 10:20 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: double]
DAYCLONA Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 12/10/07
Posts: 15493
Loc: Mass
Quote:

do you still make superbird parts?







Yes, just shoot me a PM for what parts your looking for?, if I don't have/fabricate them, I cam direct you to some sources

mike

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#1646363 - 12/14/14 08:50 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
dell Offline


Registered: 12/14/14
Posts: 1
Loc: New Jersey
Hi I'm new to this forum. Have been searching for an original set of louvers for my 72 r/r. Do you have/reproduce, these louvers. If so, please contact me on this forum, or directly via email @ wingnut7t@yahoo.com. Thank you, Dell Owney

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#1646364 - 03/04/15 08:51 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: dell]
moparmarks Offline


Registered: 11/09/03
Posts: 10593
Loc: Western Colorado High Desert
Here is the set that we got from Mike. Customer is very happy with them.


Attachments
8449421-20150201_141112.jpg (222 downloads)

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71 RR A/G 4-sp Dana, 72 SSP 440, 72 Dart 5.9 4-spd, 97 DAKOTA, amoung others.
Moparmarks Parts & Restorations
Desert Mopar Metal
Grand Jct. CO
970-261-7039
http://moparmark.com/
moparmark@bresnan.net

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#1646365 - 03/06/15 03:48 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: moparmarks]
DAYCLONA Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 12/10/07
Posts: 15493
Loc: Mass
Quote:

Here is the set that we got from Mike. Customer is very happy with them.







You did a great job finishing them and getting them on the car Mark!, glad to hear your customer is a happy camper


Mike

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#1646366 - 03/11/15 03:53 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
sogtx Offline
master

Registered: 07/25/03
Posts: 4781
Loc: upstate western ny
If i can get delivery to carlisle and i dont
get thrown out of my house by the wife by
then for another extraordinary car part
purchase , i think im in for a set .
how many do you have left for my gtx ?

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#1646367 - 03/12/15 01:14 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: sogtx]
wasacuda Offline
super stock

Registered: 10/31/06
Posts: 836
Loc: MId West
I bought a set for a Road Runner I was doing for a customer. He ended up selling the car so I have a set for sale. 1000 shipped anywhere in lower 48. His loss your gain.
Pm me if interested. I hope I am not stepping on anyone with this post.

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#1646368 - 03/12/15 05:58 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: wasacuda]
DAYCLONA Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 12/10/07
Posts: 15493
Loc: Mass
Quote:

I bought a set for a Road Runner I was doing for a customer. He ended up selling the car so I have a set for sale. 1000 shipped anywhere in lower 48. His loss your gain.
Pm me if interested. I hope I am not stepping on anyone with this post.







Dan, If you need to unload the set I sold you earlier, no better place than here, or the Moparts parts for sale page, Andy (member Sogtx) wants a set?...he won't see a set from me for a couple of months until the weather gets better and I get thru the back log of customers waiting/wanting a set this year...so your his best bet if he wants them now?


If you have no takers, contact me via PM, I have several customers who need a set of RR louvers that I'll hook you up with

Mike

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#1646369 - 03/12/15 08:19 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
70440+6bbl Offline
master

Registered: 01/20/03
Posts: 5152
Loc: NY
That is a classy move Mike! Hopefully, I'll have some pictures of the set I picked up from you last summer on the GTX soon
_________________________
'70 Super Bee 440 6 pack 4-spd 4.10 Dana N96 EB5
'70 'Cuda 340 4-spd 3.23SG N96 FC7

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#1840011 - 06/02/15 07:11 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: 70440+6bbl]
sogtx Offline
master

Registered: 07/25/03
Posts: 4781
Loc: upstate western ny
Thumbs up to Dan / i gots my louvers !
Wish i had a parts car to mock them up on .,
Soon enough ill pop on one of my cars.
So if car was ev2 did louvers have to be body colour?

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#1849840 - 06/15/15 05:50 PM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: sogtx]
DAYCLONA Offline
I Live Here

Registered: 12/10/07
Posts: 15493
Loc: Mass
Originally Posted By sogtx
Thumbs up to Dan / i gots my louvers !
Wish i had a parts car to mock them up on .,
Soon enough ill pop on one of my cars.
So if car was ev2 did louvers have to be body colour?



Andy, generally if the louvers were ordered/optioned (J68) on a EV2 car at sale, they would have been most likely body colored louvers (EV2) but customer/dealer added louvers could be any choice...paint them any color you wish EV2 or semi black?, if you decide to paint them EV2 and the shade is off slightly, that is "correct" for a "factory match"


Attachments
louvercolors.JPG




Edited by DAYCLONA (06/15/15 05:51 PM)

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#2038404 - 03/25/16 10:11 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
tak Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 01/13/05
Posts: 340
Loc: Ohio
I know this is an old post but if anyone has or knows where a set or RR windows louvers are contact me either PM or crazyk440@yahoo.com

Thanks

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#2106723 - 07/09/16 08:13 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
Johnp3350 Offline
member

Registered: 07/09/16
Posts: 1
Loc: New York
I am interested in buying a set for my 71 Plymouth rr finished to the ready to paint level for additional cost

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#2405890 - 11/19/17 10:05 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
Kevin C Offline
member

Registered: 10/17/17
Posts: 2
Loc: New Brunswick, Canada
Can these rear window louvers still be bought? I can I order one for my 72 GTX? Thanks Kevin

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#2405907 - 11/19/17 10:50 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
flypaper Offline
I hate Texas

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 18604
Loc: jersey shore
click on his user name and send him a pm message
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#2405935 - 11/19/17 11:59 AM Re: They're Here! 71-74 B body rear window louvers [Re: DAYCLONA]
shocktrp Offline
super stock

Registered: 04/08/03
Posts: 920
Loc: Long Island, NY
They're for sale in the B-Body parts for sale section.

http://board.moparts.org/ubbthreads/ubbthreads.php/posts/2380377.html

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