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  1. Crossing wires-brake light turn signal combo

    Hey team- So...factory wiring harness in my car. I want to have my brake light bulb also be my turn signal bulb. This is common on mustangs. Brakes on...the 1157 bulb will flash, overriding the brake. Sterlings have a seperate bulb for signals. Can I just add the signal wire to the brake...
  2. Louver hold downs- where to get

    Hey Team- Looking for latches to keep my louvers down. My car came with only one, and it was quite worn out. Looking for simple clean (hidden) latches like the originals....any thoughts? Mine were small spring loaded trigger-flipper-things pop riveted onto the louvers at the edges, and a little...
  3. Side to side top adjust

    Hey team- So my top front to back is perfect....My issue is the top is off side to side. The inner lip on the drivers side hits the lower body a tad and there is a gap on the passenger side. I need to move my top to the passenger side about a half inch. Crow bar? Shims? Vodoo? I have all new...
  4. Sterling Swag

    Not sure if this is the place for this or not....but I am always looking for more info on these cars. So I thought I would put up some mags that I have found. I am sure there are tons more out there...would love to see them. I love seeing vintage pics of these cars from the day! There is always...
  5. Help needed! New manual shocks on my canopy

    Hey Team- I just got manual lift shocks for my car and all new bushings. All went back together well. I have been letting the air out of the shocks to get the "lift" right. The top now glides smoothly up and down. The issue: When the top is latched (factory latch at rear of lid) the...
  6. Looking for original Stweart Warner gauges

    Hey gang- My car, like others, came original with SW gauges. These are the half face style with black faces and bezels. I really like them. My tach is dead and I'm missing my Amp meter. Would love to buy a set, or one if anybody has them lying around. Let me know!
  7. Lift-out side windows on Sterling figured out

    Hey Gang- So after a lot of research and trial and error, I have got lift-off slide hinges to work with my factory side glass. Better yet only two additional holes drilled in my top.(per side) Lift-off hinges bolt to body, one through factory hole the other below it. I counter sunk the screws...
  8. Front turns and running lights

    These are great waterproof sealed light units. The fit very snug and tidy in the nose of the car. They are typical aftermarket light but without the huge dorky rubber mount. I epoxied thread-certs to the back, and they mount in solid and tight with two bolts. I also added plug-ins to the wires...
  9. VW Bug carpet kit install

    Part two of the floor, is the carpet. I really wanted a finished factory look to it, so I decided to order a reproduction carpet kit for a bug and see how it fit. I was pleased to find it actually works really well. There are some mods to using the kit that I will share. The front section just...
  10. Need more power! On electric top

    Hey gang- So I have electric rams that raise and lower my top. Going up they have a tendancy to stall out unless I help, with a push. The wires from the servos are really thin guage. I added an inline fuse and that made them work even slower. Will bigger wires help this? They get power direct...
  11. Restored floor on 21car

    My car has sat with water and holes in the floor for many years I think. I am lucky that most of it was surface rust. Started off wire wheel to the floor. Then used this amazing stuff that looks like windex to eat the remaining rust and turn it black (I got it at Westco. Marine) Repaired all...
  12. Reworked fuse box and rewire of 21car

    Hey gang- My car has the original Sterling kit harness in it, after many years of folks hacking into and moving stuff around it was time to do a full rewire to get it right. I built my own control box and brought in the fuse panel, harness and added a large ground block. Big ground cables run...
  13. Sterling#172 aka The Twentyone Car

    Here is my car. I am taking lots of progress pics and hopefully will update on the challenges and fun I am having. These are few shots of the first week. Thankfully my car actually runs and drives so I can move it around. Shot of car with special parting gift, in the driveway before getting on...
  14. Twentyone Car arrives in Seattle

    Not new to the site, but figured I should have a car before registering. Pleased to announce I now own a Sterling. Dragged from CA to WA last month. My car is great. It needs love to get it all back up to snuff, but work has been going fast and well on it. Anyway, I will be asking lots of...
  15. original side marker lights

    Hey friends- Looking for type and availablity for original style (I think) marker lights on the Sterling. I have three on my car and like the look of them. Any help would be swell!
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