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How to attach a padded piece on '29 body

Trying to figure out how to add a padded piece on the top of the back channel on a '29 body. Would drilling small holes for some type of fasteners (like a door clip) work? How about the area close to the door opening? Any help is appreciated. Hopefully I can figure out how to attach pictures so you can see what I am talking about. PS - the dash piece has carriage bolts on the underside of the wood to attach to the dash (tuck and roll was a result of DanTwoLakes tutorial on tuck & roll, thanks Dan!)
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I think I would fabricate a piece, or pieces, to permanently attach to the car from door post to door post. Then I would build something "U" shaped like a padded rail on a waterbed to slip over that and screw it down in between the tucks. You could use something like hardwood plywood so that the pieces don't warp over time. I don't think attaching it with clips would be solid enough.
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padded channel cover

Dan, thanks for the great idea! I probably didn't explain properly that he doesn't want it attached to the 'body' but rather to cover the open area between the back wall and the body..the "U" shaped rail is still 'perfect'! I think we can attach a "U" channel near the front of the plywood to go over the square tubing and then screw the plywood down to the cross brackets...wish me luck
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Just make sure you make it loose enough that it will go on easily, without forcing it on in any way. That way you'll have some adjustment. Test fit it a lot. It should work out fine for you.
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