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Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

Old 01-29-2019, 05:43 PM
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Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

Does anybody know where to buy sail panel clips? The replacement sail panels I bought donít have any installed and Iím trying to avoid using Velcro tape.
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Old 01-30-2019, 07:11 AM
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Re: Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

Are you talking about the speaker covers?
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Old 01-30-2019, 08:51 AM
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Does anybody know where to buy sail panel clips? The replacement sail panels I bought donít have any installed and Iím trying to avoid using Velcro tape.
If your Chevy dealer can't get them for you, try : www.autobodytoolmart.com, under clips/fasteners.
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Old 01-30-2019, 05:59 PM
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Re: Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

Thank you for the suggestions. No luck with the website but Iíll definitely swing by the local dealership and see if they canít find some.
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Re: Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

And, sorry, yes I was referring to the metal clips that mount to the back of the speaker covers that slide into the plastic interior panel.
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best bet might be to grab some from a local junkyard. five-finger discount style
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Old 01-31-2019, 05:10 AM
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Didnít even think about a junkyard. Great idea, thank you.
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Old 01-31-2019, 07:21 PM
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Re: Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

Cam/birds are slim pickins around central NY and Tampa Fl. too!
Good luck on findin' them. Post if you do.

Sure is a bunch of them clips on one cover. Bought these from fleabay.

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Old 01-31-2019, 08:17 PM
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Those sail panel backings look like they’re plastic. I’ve never seen that. My ‘84 TA has some kind of pressboard / fiberboard backings and the clips are separate metal pieces.
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Early cars were masonite with metal clips bonded in place. Later cars were plastic with the clips molded in. Not sure what year they switched over - 88, 89, 90, somewhere in there.
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Early cars were masonite with metal clips bonded in place. Later cars were plastic with the clips molded in. Not sure what year they switched over - 88, 89, 90, somewhere in there.
It was 90.
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Re: Where to Buy Sail Panel Clips

Heres a original speaker cover off my 84:
It is cardboard with metal clips.
(Prob. the same crummy cardboard they used in the headliner!)


Here are the used fleabay covers I bought:



I wonder what the used fleabay covers I bought have on them?
Can't really see the "hooks" clearly so dont know if they are metal or molded in plastic.

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I got the fleabay used covers!
The fabric is in great shape.
YES, the "clips" are moulded in the plastic backs like seen in the pic.
Only the coat hanger/screw assem. secures the panel to the B pillar.

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