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Old 10-25-2020, 01:02 PM   #1
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Has anyone used the sport coupe/B-400 chrome plated windshield frame from Mac's part # 32-64252-1 most interested in the quality of fit & finish. not a particularly inexpensive item @ $787.00 Thanks,Ron
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Don’t know for sure but those may be fabricated by Trautwein. Trautwein makes a quality frame but there may be issues with rust starting from the inside. Apparently that is caused by acid not being thoroughly flushed out during the plating process. Is there a plain steel option?
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Thanks, good question, as I understand it the sport coupes did not have a deluxe model all were standards with painted frames where as the B 400's were deluxe with plated frames; the unplated would suffice for my use, will inquire
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Talked to Mac's regarding an unplated 32 sport coupe /B400 windshield frame & they show it as discontinued, will try other sources previously mentioned on monday. Also curious as to the possible fit of a 32-33-34 p.u. or model 'A', I know the height would require a chop to fit, however has anyone attempted to do so.
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I’d be concerned whether or not the radius of those frames matched the Sport Coupe cowl. For dimensions check Speedway Motors online listings, they give measurements.
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Thanks, I do in fact have a 32 p.u however the windshield was misplaced in the build of which I've now found & will be checking the fit & the arch of the cowl as mentioned, will post my findings asap.
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Donít know for sure but those may be fabricated by Trautwein. Trautwein makes a quality frame but there may be issues with rust starting from the inside. Apparently that is caused by acid not being thoroughly flushed out during the plating process. Is there a plain steel option?
Sadly, I had rust from the inside out within two years on my '34 coupe windshield frame reproduction, and it was a painted unit, not chrome.
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Try the internet for NC Industries.
They make a B400 Windshield Frame
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