Originally Posted by adtkart
I rep[laced the rear panel on my '26 Touring several years ago. The screws came out fairly easy. Separating the panels was another story. They were rusted together. I basically had to use a stiff scraper to drive between the panel and the bead piece that goes in there. It is a real pain to get them apart.
Sounds like the bead is separate on a T. My 31 slant W/S was bead rolled into the side quarters and surprisingly, came apart very easily - but that particular 31 was really put together like a '32 and had no body wood except for the top. Interesting car but was sold for financial solvency and to purchase my '31 roadster.