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Me again, I am assembling my early 65, I located the broken wiper pivot post bases that poke through the cowl. They were in one of the many boxes of parts I have. I bought some pivot arms with posts solidly attached on ebay and now need the bolts, or the dimensions for the bolts. There are three on each...

Through trial and error I suspect they are 1/4" probably 20 threads per inch. Anyone know for sure and what length they should be?

Not worried about concours. Building a nice driver.

Also for leaking sake what is the best seal to use? I have some original leathers that are still intact, noticed they sell rubber and heard of others using a sealant on the surface too.

Tips?

Thanks
 

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I don't know the size of those bolts, but NPD does sell the 6 bolt kit. It is their part number 17566-1AK.

I have re-used the leather seals with no problem. I have heard of fitment problems with the rubber seals.
 

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Oh man, Sorry, I overlooked them in the NPD catalog. I saw the ones for the 71-73 with torx head but not these ones. I guess I am use to looking at the pictures.. I think I am overly cautious when i am doing things for the first time. I didn't want to hit anything up inside by using a longer bolt than I should.

When I pulled them up in the catalog they appear to be about an inch long so i will use my own rather order some.

Also will re-use my leather seals, might rub some leather conditioner on them first.

Thanks Ivy:thumbsup:
 

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Mine are off the car (waiting for new seals) - the bolts are indeed an inch long with a head that fits a 7/16 socket.
 

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I just went through this with my 65 FB. Trying to keep it all original with the leather seals and proper bolts, ( the type that have the washer made on it) I ordered the AMK bolt kit from Mustangs Unlimited. After waiting for two weeks, they finally arrived. And guess what, they sent 6 plain grade two bolts and lock washers that I could have bought at Walmart or Home Depot. Not even grade five. Anyway, they are 1/4 -20 thread, 7/8 of an inch long. So don't waste your time or money buying them from a vender selling AMK hardware.
 
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