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Old 12-26-2005, 05:44 PM
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Rod doors...who has used them and

give me the goods and the bads. Pictures if you have them.
I have everything I need tpdo this duece but I am not sure that this is the way to go????

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I've been using roddoors products since they started, used to live in the same area. They are very good to deal with, take time with tech questions, I've been pleased with the end result. Their video is useful. Bill
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Purchased there stuff for the interior of my Chevy pickup but haven't had a chance to install anything yet. They're very knowledgeable and they don't hesitate to answer questions.
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I have them

I have rod doors on my 56 F-100. They are super to cover and easy to install,but the Velcro like plastic things that secure them to the door are not the best. I have resorted to using screws with a cap over the head. Attached is a photo.
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I have Rod Door's on my 33 coupe and have used them on a '53 Chevy truck. You can see them in my photo album.
They do have a very good tech dept and have always been willing to take time to explain things to customers at shows.
I would take davedeltadog's advise and go with a clip over the attachment tabs.
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I have Rod Door's on my 33 coupe and have used them on a '53 Chevy truck. You can see them in my photo album.
They do have a very good tech dept and have always been willing to take time to explain things to customers at shows.
I would take davedeltadog's advise and go with a clip over the attachment tabs.
Hope this helps,
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Mickm, what color is your car painted? Looks like waht I want to do. What body is your car?

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Rod Doors and who has used them

I have used Rod Door Products, and just installed their 3 point seat belts in my 36 Roadster Pictured. Their products are Very Good, easy to work with, and a reliable Company to deal with. Components are User friendly and of expected quality. I also agree, that Clips are better then HD velcro style tapes they supply, however, in certain applications they do work well
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I bought the Hayward for my '31 roadster - and though they were supposed to fit, don't as the raised sections are too long(by about 2-3"). I was going to do my own upolstery but will defer to someone who has better equipment - he will be given the panels and if he can make them work.... If not, he will go to a standard piece of backing. While I do like the product, my only word of caution is be careful of sizing and use fasteners other than their hook and loop - this observation from others who have used and like the Rod Door product.
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Old 12-27-2005, 10:22 AM
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I also agree with Irelands child, but as with any product, especially in custom work, Measure Twice, make sure measurements are correct to conform to product But again I would add, If you wish to used these Pre-designed panels and cover them yourself, they are user friendly, and look quite good. As with all detail work patience, patience, measure, and measure again.............
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302/Z28 wrote: Mickm, what color is your car painted? Looks like waht I want to do. What body is your car?

The paint is PPG Haloquin. It changes from Blue to Purple to Maroon to Cooper. It is a cool looking paint but not one I would use again as rock chips are un-repairable (to the best of my knowledge) not to mention very expensive.

The body is from Ford, circa 1933

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Thanks for the response guys... I am going to give it a try. Can someone give a better discription of the clips everyone is using? Are the similar to what yo would see on say a late model G.M car?
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