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Old 03-04-2011, 11:58 PM   #26
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

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I'll take a small window over a big window any day. them big windows look kinda dorky to me (ducking now)
The small window makes it feel like an old truck

I ended up going from a BBW to a SBW; I can hear the rest of you cursing already

My truck actually had a big back window when I bought it. The cab was pretty rotten on the bottom, so I ended buying a better cab which happens to be a small back window. It wasn't worth changing the window IMO, and I sold the BBW panel to another board member.
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Old 03-05-2011, 03:10 AM   #27
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I ended up going from a BBW to a SBW; I can hear the rest of you cursing already....
I knew I was bad..... I didn't realize I was that bad. Your a long way from TX to hear my potty mouth .
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Old 03-09-2011, 01:34 AM   #28
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

I prefer the big window on fleetsides and a small window on stepsides. I have one of each that way now and I think they fit the bed widths well that way.
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Old 02-08-2018, 02:16 AM   #29
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

Anyone have any luck buying or making a panel to fit a bbw?
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Old 02-08-2018, 06:36 AM   #30
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

I have put two bbw sections in it takes me about eight hours. I don't spot weld them in I us 3m panel glue 08115 I have used it for ten years and its the best panel glue on the market.
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Old 02-08-2018, 08:46 AM   #31
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

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It must be me, but I prefer the small window look.
I'm with you. I'd like to not have the blind spot when looking over my left shoulder but I'll live with it to keep the small back window.


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Anyone have any luck buying or making a panel to fit a bbw?
Are you wanting to go from a big window to a small window? I have a buddy that did the conversion he'd probably sell his small window sheet metal.
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Old 02-08-2018, 09:25 AM   #32
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I have a small back window, looking to go to a big back window. Buddy of mine runs a resto fab shop, he will prob be making this panel to convert mine unless there is still someone selling the panel thatís needed.
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:41 AM   #33
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

Yea those Big Back Windows are so ordinary, I am going to convert my BBW to A SBW and go ahead and pull the V8 and stick the 6 cylinder back in too, oh and those pesky disc brakes have to go.
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:42 AM   #34
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I have a small back window, looking to go to a big back window. Buddy of mine runs a resto fab shop, he will prob be making this panel to convert mine unless there is still someone selling the panel thatís needed.
Here is a company that has the conversion: http://www.classicbigwindow.com/
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Old 02-08-2018, 11:45 AM   #35
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Can’t get ahold of Scott , not sure if these are still being produced
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Old 11-04-2018, 11:58 AM   #36
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

Bringing this thread back from the dead...

Does anyone know if scott is making panels anymore?

i have not gotten an email back.
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Old 11-04-2018, 01:33 PM   #37
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

On Instagram there is a guy that makes them.
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Old 11-04-2018, 03:56 PM   #38
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On Instagram there is a guy that makes them.

Awesome! Thanks!
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Old 11-05-2018, 05:52 PM   #39
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On the donor panel, how did you reinstall the new panel to the existing roof skin at the rear seam?
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Old 11-05-2018, 06:55 PM   #40
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On the donor panel, how did you reinstall the new panel to the existing roof skin at the rear seam?
Panel adhesive better than welding
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Old 11-05-2018, 09:20 PM   #41
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Re: Punched my '66 Small-Window out to a Big-Window

I bought a big window kit from big happy rods as well
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Old 11-06-2018, 10:49 AM   #42
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On the donor panel, how did you reinstall the new panel to the existing roof skin at the rear seam?
Well hidden tack welds where possible. Panel bond for the rest.
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Building a small, high rpm engine
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like a highly skilled Morrocan sword fighter with a Damascus Steel Scimitar.

Cubic inches is like Indiana Jones with a cheap pistol....
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Old 11-06-2018, 11:43 AM   #43
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I went from small window to big window w/o the VIN change or the kit you used. Did it like others mentioned: I cut up a donor cab that was rusted up & used the inner cab wall. It was tacked & panel bonded into place. No disturbance to my nice patina'd roof.
Looks like you need to add about $2000.00 in the conversion budget for vice grip clamps...
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Old 11-06-2018, 02:21 PM   #44
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Looks like you need to add about $2000.00 in the conversion budget for vice grip clamps...
Or look for them @ the next swap meet. There's usually a pair or 2 w/used tools being sold @ a pretty deep discount vs new.
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