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Hatchback trim trouble

I am working on a 1973 Vega station wagon with the rear lift door. I had to remove the glass, trim, and gasket on that rear hatchback to clean out all the rust and paint the car. I am in the process of re- installing the outside trim around the glass. The little metal clips that held the trim in place have all rusted away and fallen apart, and I can not find replacements anywhere.

Anyone know what to do in this situation? Should I try to use silicone caulk and glue the existing trim in place, or is there some type of flexible trim I could substitute in its place that would be better? All the angles to the trim are sharp. Thanks

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Old 07-19-2013, 01:32 PM
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Will these work? it says 71-72 but I would think they would be the same.

71 72 Chevy Vega Rear Window Back Glass Reveal Moulding Clips 1971 1972 | eBay

What ever the case you need to get the correct clips, they ARE available somewhere and do it right.

Do you have a sample you can snap a photo of?

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why not just buy the proper clips . 2 second search on google!

71 72 Chevy Vega rear window back glass reveal moulding clips 1971 1972 on eBay!
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