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nepinfo 07-23-2020 02:21 PM

1936 Convertible Top Irons & hardware

Looking for hardware for a '36 convertible top irons (rivets, etc.)

Would love to locate better top irons than I have... anyone out there have any?:)

JM 35 Sedan 07-23-2020 03:30 PM

Re: 1936 Convertible Top Irons & hardware

Welcome to the Fordbarn!

You might want to consider placing an ad in the classified, wanted section.

Also, which 36 model do you actually have? Cabriolet, Roadster, Convertible Sedan, or Phaeton.

Bursonaw 07-23-2020 06:05 PM

Re: 1936 Convertible Top Irons & hardware

On my 36 roadster, I just went through and rebuilt all of my top irons since the top was being replaced. I drilled out all the worn pivot points and pressed in oil-lite bronze bushing. I replaced the rivets with (1/4Ē-20) barrel nuts from McMaster-Carr. The 4 bolts that hold the top irons to the body were originally shoulder bolts and were worn. I ordered aircraft bolts from Aircraft Spruce (AN5C-6A) and used bronze oil-lite bushings for the shoulder on the bolts. The top now works smooth just like it was new. I donít think there are any reproductions for top irons for 35-36. I hope this helps with your project.

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