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Stinger
02-28-2012, 02:18 PM
Im starting to install the door weatherstrip and Im not sure how to install it around this clip. What is the purpose of this clip and how close should the door glass be to this clip? Also how far up to the top side of the windshield frame does the weatherstrip go? Thanks
https://i214.photobucket.com/albums/cc116/t427/IMG_1778.jpg

TR4A_IRS
02-28-2012, 05:43 PM
They say a picture is worth a thousand words...

https://i483.photobucket.com/albums/rr199/IanG_01/TR4A%20Top%20Fitting/image002.jpg

More photos here: https://s483.photobucket.com/albums/rr199/IanG_01/TR4A%20Top%20Fitting/

Geo Hahn
02-28-2012, 06:35 PM
As found on my TR4...

https://i1214.photobucket.com/albums/cc499/Ahwahnee18/TR4/TopHook2.jpg

The flap along the top edge of the door window should have a wire loop (long rectangle) that hooks here. Replacement tops usually include that wire & rivets (2 per) but leave it to the installer to attach them.

sail
02-28-2012, 08:52 PM
These are the clips from the top.

https://i1194.photobucket.com/albums/aa372/sail8222/topclips.jpg

MarshgrassA
02-29-2012, 10:55 AM
On my car they are used to secure the top. I took a picture but can't figure out how to post it!

sd80mac7204
02-29-2012, 12:31 PM
Full agreement here. Those are top retaining clips.

TR4A_IRS
02-29-2012, 01:29 PM
Pictures of the clips in action are in the Photobucket album I posted above.

Stinger
03-01-2012, 09:37 PM
Thanks for the help on the clip. Another question. Could someone post the same pics with the window in the up position so I can see where the clip is in relation to the glass? Thanks

MarshgrassA
03-02-2012, 09:43 AM
My TR4A is a pretty acurate restoration and I am happy to post pictures but need someone to tell me how. Could e-mail as well.

TR4A_IRS
03-02-2012, 10:39 AM
Thanks for the help on the clip. Another question. Could someone post the same pics with the window in the up position so I can see where the clip is in relation to the glass? Thanks

The clip resides behind the weatherstrip, so it should not touch the glass, when the window is up.

TR3driver
03-02-2012, 10:53 AM
I am happy to post pictures but need someone to tell me how.

One of these days, I've just got to write a Wiki article for this!

There are several different ways to post pictures, but the easiest IMO for multiple pictures of random sizes is to create a free account on Photobucket (https://register.photobucket.com/) and upload your photos to there. The signup process is relatively painless, they don't ask a lot of nosy questions or try to steal your contacts list as some other sites do. And their uploader will automagically resize your photos if necessary, to meet their size limits.

Once you have the photos up there, you can place links to them in your BCF posts so it appears they are posted here. If you let your mouse hover over the thumbnail on PB, you should get a pull-down menu like this:

https://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh260/TR3driver/Etc/GetIMGcode.jpg

Click in the box that says "IMG Code". Then navigate over to your BCF post and hit Ctrl-V. What you see will just be some text like <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Code:</div><div class="ubbcode-body ubbcode-pre" ><pre>https://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh260/TR3driver/TS13571L/DSCF0029_crop.jpg</pre>[/QUOTE]
But others will see your photo

https://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh260/TR3driver/TS13571L/DSCF0029_crop.jpg

And you can repeat this as many times as you like:

https://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh260/TR3driver/TS13571L/DSCF0038.jpg

https://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh260/TR3driver/TS13571L/DSCF0010.jpg

BillyB62
03-02-2012, 01:02 PM
Thanks Randall, I think I've finally figured it out with your instructions! Here is my car.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7046/6946838307_a19bf3368d_b.jpg

TR3driver
03-02-2012, 01:26 PM
Looks good, Bill. You're welcome.