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G15 vent window frame
#769952 January 20th 2021 8:28 pm
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Hi guys,

I am restoring my 1978 gmc g15 and need to find the two vent window frame as mine are gone in dust and I also need the front grille and molding... where do you guys find your parts???


Thanks pat

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Excosport #770127 January 24th 2021 10:11 pm
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Those vent windows on GM cars are rare finds. Junkyard only. And I the weather stripping isn't for sale anywhere for GM. Unless someone knows something I don't. I had good luck matching up the chevy truck grille from same year with my van one by using google images and LMC parts photos, and found my mine on there. I bought chrome trim for the truck and cut and bent it to fit on my front bumper above the grille.


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2015 XL1200C
2010 E61
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Excosport #770172 January 25th 2021 11:04 pm
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I've used car-part.com to help locate rare junkyard parts. Some yards might be willing to ship vent windows but with luck there will be some near enough to pick up.

For weatherstripping, I just bought some from Steele rubber for 70's G-series vans: https://www.steelerubber.com/front-vent-window-seal-70-3781-55

I can't vouch for how well they fit yet but they look to be the same dimensions as the dry rotted originals on my '80

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Excosport #770173 January 26th 2021 1:11 am
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Wow, I'm glad you linked steele rubber, didn't know about them. Just grabbed a hood to cowl weatherstrip and a windshield molding set. I bet the door weatherstrip and window felt kits I bought on LMC came from them.


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