Viva SL or GT rear window catch

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Viva SL or GT rear window catch

Postby 1972nail » Sat Mar 09, 2013 9:22 pm

I'm looking for a HB Viva SL or GT opening rear window catch. Part of mine is cracked. Is it the same as the HA? PM me if you want to pass one on.
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Re: Viva SL or GT rear window catch

Postby vx-mike » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:17 am

Hi,

Your in luck, I am having a tidy-up/clearout of the lock-up and have some of these spare.

pm me your details and phone number.

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Re: Viva SL or GT rear window catch

Postby 1972nail » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:50 pm

Here's what I'm after. The chrome bit that fixes to the rear pillar.

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Is this one the same as the GT or HA?
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Re: Viva SL or GT rear window catch

Postby 1972nail » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:19 pm

Here's the broken catch. It has been repaired in the past as you can see and could be bluffed up to look better. But if there is a suitable replacement available then that would be better.

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Re: Viva SL or GT rear window catch

Postby 1972nail » Mon Apr 01, 2013 3:55 pm

The brackets have a part number on them which I found today - looks like 8852871

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Re: Viva SL or GT rear window catch

Postby 1972nail » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:55 pm

Here's the reason for needing the catch. Just to make a lot of you jealous.

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A pair of original '72 export opening rear quarter lights - one with a broken catch unfortunately.

I've just got the paint stripped off both and about to apply rust killer to any affected areas before priming.
I have the stainless embellishers as well but probably will paint them satin black.

Anyone need two perfect original metal trims for fixed windows - no rust whatsoever. The rubbers are already sold. PM me if you do.
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