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Old 11-29-2010, 11:44 AM
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Power Window Conversion Kit Recommendations

Hello Folks,

Being as I will be removing my door panels soon, I figured I might as well look into the possibility of converting my 47 Plymouth to power windows.

(Besides, Christmas is just around the corner! )

The Plymouth already has a bank of 'wireless' modular door contacts on each door (due to a previous remote door lock installation), with vacant positions, so I expect it would make the installation & wiring that much easier.

There appear to be quite a few kits out there; any recommendations? Tips or tricks? Positive and/or negative experiences with particular kits and/or suppliers?

Thanks in advance for you opinions and advice.

Cheers, Ken

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Something that I have done in the past is to do a junk yard search for cars with power windows. I find one that is of good quality and seperate the metal inside panel of the door from the door shell. I get all of the parts for the window. This usualy means cutting the metal around the perimeter. I then weld/graft it in to the door that I want the power windows in. This is not for someone with limited experience but it does a great job and it is cheap. You will want to re-use the window track that is in the Plymouth and just attach the new regulator assembly to it. A lot of fabrication with this method so you may want to just buy a kit.

Another thing that you can do is what this guy does,

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Do not buy a kit that uses a coil inside of a tube driven by a motor. IMO they do not work very well for an extended time. Go for the kits that use a typical window regulator they work the best. I have worked with Nu Relics kits before and like them very much.


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