Stainles steel Rear window sills
Johan VlagsmaParticipantFebruary 1, 2018 at 12:46 amPost count: 107JWParticipantFebruary 2, 2018 at 9:10 pmPost count: 5
Were these an aftermarket fix or recall by Volvo, or were they only installed on certain model years? I always thought they were normal, painted mild steel on all 780s.Johan VlagsmaParticipantFebruary 5, 2018 at 3:02 pmPost count: 107
These are an after market fix for a problem on almost any 780. The original sills are hardly rust proofed at all and because there is always condensation and leakage there the sills always rot away. Some go sooner, others later but I’m convinced every 780 will have rot there. (pictures in my project thread, and note this is an Italian 780 that had nice warm weather most of its life and even then had these sills rot)onakawParticipantNovember 30, 2018 at 6:40 amPost count: 15
For Sale Link not working, any updates?cmmndrknParticipantDecember 11, 2018 at 8:02 amPost count: 3
I definitely woud buy these, but the link is broken or they are soldJohan VlagsmaParticipantDecember 11, 2018 at 8:07 amPost count: email@example.comParticipantJanuary 23, 2019 at 6:30 pmPost count: 17
Contacted him today. I hope he understands English. <fingers crossed>onakawParticipantJanuary 28, 2019 at 8:33 amPost count: 15
Let us know if they are still available, I need a set. Want to start refinishing the body but windows are my starting firstname.lastname@example.orgParticipantJanuary 31, 2019 at 9:27 amPost count: 17
I ordered a set about a week ago so they should still be available.JP4uallParticipantFebruary 27, 2019 at 8:03 amPost count: 2
According to my body man, these rust primarily because the drains get clogged. They outlet behind the rocker panels and are easily stopped up. Check those regularly and it should help. The sunroof and windows drain to the same place.
I have two complete windows with all metal if anyone needs them. Will get some pictures and post. There is some rust on the but the metal could be cleaned and painted. They don’t need disassembly so they should last a while.
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