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EFV-8 Club Forum / General Mercury Discussion / 1947 Mercury convertible

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terrykim
03-01-2020 @ 5:00 PM
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I am looking for information on how to adjust the top and windows

TomO
03-02-2020 @ 6:37 AM
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Adjusting the top is one of the jobs that I recommend paying a professional to do. If you do it wrong, you could damage the top mechanism.



Tom

terrykim
03-15-2020 @ 5:08 PM
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I would like to do it my self if I can find some instructions, any info would help

TomO
03-16-2020 @ 8:31 AM
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Terry, if you can find a 1949-1951 Ford shop manual, there are instructions on how to make the adjustments for convertibles of those years. There are some differences from the 47 Ford / Mercury top, but the principal and most adjustments are similar enough to help you.

Here is a link to a more general top adustment procedure:

http://www.fordsunlimited.com/fords_convertible.html

If you give some details of the history of the top and what you are trying to accomplish, I can copy a section of the shop manual or give you advice.

Tom

flathead48
03-21-2020 @ 1:02 PM
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Here is picture of my 48 Ford which is the same, red tape show the bolts that do the
Adjusting. Also there is movement where it bolts do the mounting plate. Hope this helps

terrykim
03-30-2020 @ 12:36 PM
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Thanks Tom that is a big help


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