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Sill side strips -- are they rare?
#1
Hi ya'll 

Do you know where I can get these side strips ?  appreciate any help

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I haven't seen any others with these and I cant find them in CJPony's listings

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#3
runninpony 
They're called rocker panel moldings and are available aftermarket (made by Corvex I believe) including clips. I've seen originals, all banged up, online and or just the clips. I think they're side specific too. I also thought that these only came on some Grandé's but not certain!

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https://www.npdlink.com/product/molding-...?year=1972

https://www.npdlink.com/product/molding-...?year=1972



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#5
My grandé had these, in very bad shape but looked different than the NPD picts or 1sostatic's. There were all dull aluminium, no black, a bit as the door step one with the Ford logo. Ditched them and after years looking for nos/repops or good used ones in vain, I've removed the small welded brackets that they were using when it got its first decent paint job in years.

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#6
The rocker panel moldings were standard on the 71 Grandé, and all 72 and 73 body styles unless a Mach 1 or a option such as the Decor group deleted them. They were side specific. Finding used ones would be a waste of time since most of them would be damaged from road debris. Since they are available as a repo and made by the same company, I would shop around for the best price plus shipping since these are considered oversize. Some of the vendor's sell them as a set, others individually.  
I would start with Don @ Ohio Mustang Supply. You can search online for  D1ZZ-6510177-A (left) and D1ZZ-6510176-A (right) to do price comparisons.
http://www.ohiomustang.com/store/item_li...er%20Panel

Good luck with your search.    Smile

Steve

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#7
I've got one that you can have if you pay for shipping. It is light but I would probably have to find a shipping tube. Never look new, but should be presentable with some elbow grease and a new paint stripe. It is original for my car, but it only had one when I bought the car. I think it is the drivers side.

I'm tired of moving it around the garage.

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73 ragtop, 1999 Mustang Bright Atlantic Blue Paint, Phoenix Engine 302-335HP,  Edelbrock Carb & Performer manifold; c4 with 2000 stall and shiftkit; 3:55 auburn limited slip differential, Hedman shorties; Car Chemistry Exhaust

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(03-31-2019, 11:19 AM)rackerm Wrote: In my 40 years of ownership, I have never seen them on any 71 to 73 car before. I suspect they are from an earlier year, like a 69 coupe.
Okay just ignore my comment above. Sorry, I should stop looking at pictures on my tiny phone screen. The rockers looked more like a single strip of brightwork you find on a 69 coupe. I need to get stronger glasses.

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If anyone wants to have a set restored there is guy up north that will strip, re polish and anodize and repaint the stripe for I believe $37.00 a foot. I have seen his work in my friends shop and the trim he does looks way better than new. I would have to get his info from Clay and post.
On one of my parts buying trips a guy had new set of repo in the box I got for I think $35.00. He had crashed the car they were to go on and had no use for them. They look pretty close to originals. I have the 72 Q vert they would go on.


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