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Old 06-11-2010, 09:10 PM
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Boy, Not My Day. The Fender Ornament Cracked Off.

How Do You Get At This To Replace It. Through The Headlight Bracket??

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Old 06-11-2010, 11:38 PM
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Hi Jack,

Hey! Stop touching the car! You are not supposed to be leaning all over it! I am sorry to hear that one of your gun sights broke off. The best way to get to it is through the headlight area. Yup, you are gonna have to take out the head light to get to the two nuts or those speedo type that hold it in place. Unless someone knows a better way. That is how they took mine off and will put mine on. With the headlights out of the hole. If just the gun sight broke off I don't know if you are going to be able to get just it. You might have to order the base and the gun sight. Unless Bob, at Bob's Bird House, Don at Bird Nest, or Carl ~ partsetal, or someone else has just the '60 gunsight they can sell you.
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sometimes you find them on ebay not expensive usually.
Same question I have but them about the fender mounted mirrors, how to get to them the easy way in order to remove them?

about the fender ornaments, anybody ever had the idea to drill a tiny hole in it to fit a led light that can come on when the headlights turn on? I have to take the ornament apart anyway because in between the plastic/glass where the bird is, some dirt/mold is in there that I want to remove. Is there an easy way to to that?
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Old 06-12-2010, 08:32 AM
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Go right up from the bottom. Plenty of extensions on a 1/4 in" drive.
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Just lie on a creeper with a flashlight and a ratchet with several extensions. Get a helper to hold the ornament from above so it isnt wiggling all over the place while you're wrenching. the nuts are either 3/8 or 7/16
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Hey Thanks Guys, That Really Helps. Iwas Dreading The Idea Of Removing The Headlight Bucket Etc.

So, This Is Similiar To The 66 I Have With The Turning Signal . Long Ext Etc.

Jack
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Old 06-13-2010, 09:02 AM
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I never looked at my 66 but i will when i put the bumper back on.
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Old 06-13-2010, 03:04 PM
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Been There Done That, So,,,

I Did The 66 I Know. Both Of Them Because I Took Them Off When I Painted The Car. You Have To Go Under The Wheel Well (don't Jack The Car Up) Crawl In Head First On The Ground, And Use A Long Extension On Your 3/8 Drive. ( I Think I Used Like 3 Extensions) Helps If You Have Long Arms.

As Said Below, It Would Be Nice If Someone Held The Turn Signal While You Took It Off And Put It On.

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