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I have been looking for a set of replacement rollers for my 66 coupe for a while, and never could find the right ones. According to the people who should know, the 66/67 front windows use a different roller than the earlier and later models both. Many vendors sell a roller that they said fits 62-72, or some other combination, but I have been told that these do not work. Also, it appears that most rollers being sold are 5/8" or .625", but the original rollers are .670".

Well, I stumbled across Ricks Camaro website, and their 67-69 Camaro rollers look right and are listed as .670" dia. I have ordered a set, and time will tell whether they will work, but I will post an update when I get them. Ricks is a Eckler's company, and I have been disappointed by Eckler's many times in the past when buying Corvette parts, but my fingers are crossed!
It appears that the worst case is that the rollers may be too wide, and if they are, I can chuck them up in the lathe and shave the width of the roller down a little, but it sure would be nice if they fit without any modification.:)



Regards, John McGraw
 

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good luck with your windows. its the quarter windows on my 66 that i have to get inside an see why they crank so hard.
 

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As promised, here is the update on the window regulator rollers for my 66 hardtop.
The rollers arrived this week and I got them installed. The diameter and the width of the roller edge are right on the money! The shoulder of the roller is slightly longer, so the roller is slightly further away from the regulator arm. It is not enough to affect operation. The rollers actually came re-labeled over the original packaging, and the source for these rollers is Long Island Corvette Supply. They list them for 63-67 Corvettes. The rivets are not the solid shank rivets like the originals, and they have a semi-tubular rivet design, so in order to get nice, rolled tails, you will need to buy a semi-tubular rivet set of the correct size. I have a full set, so it was not an issue. 66, 67 rivets have been a bear to find, but these rollers work very nicely. The LICS part # is 9-68.

Regards, John McGraw
 
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