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Hi,
I recently purchased AR1900-18809 an original gray paint 1957 1900 Super 4-door. Picked it up in Palm Springs and drove it 1400 miles to Portland, OR. Great car with an interesting history that I am fleshing out. I could use a couple of items for it, and am just beginning my search. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

LH Thread wheel stud and lug nut (looks like one is going bad on the left side of the car, and others may follow)
Windshield rubber molding and possibly the steel center piece. May wish to do the rear window as well. The rubber has aged and shrunk to the point that the center metal trim pieces are falling out on their own.

Side window fuzzy felt pieces (all 4 side windows, but driver's side especially.

Will submit pix after I have 10 posts and qualify... Pe
 

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Your car is well known to us 1900 guys. For info I'd start with Andrew Watry, he's a monitor here on the BB. He worked on the car about a year and a half ago. I looked at the car before the owner before you bought it. I've known the last 3 owners before you. Start with Andrew.

I have 3 1900's. Including a factory competition sedan.

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I worked on the car a ton with/for Conrad Stevenson after the 2018 California Mille.
A friend spotted the car on I 280 a few months ago, so small world.
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Windshield rubber molding and possibly the steel center piece. May wish to do the rear window as well. The rubber has aged and shrunk to the point that the center metal trim pieces are falling out on their own.



. Pe
Paul, i might be all wet and have been but I think what you described about the windshield and rear light scares the bejeezus out of me. Both the windshield and rear window had an alloy ( I think if the period Sprint was and they were) extrusions that jam into the rubber gasket or seal. These are called "metal frames" and are absolutely required to keep the whole glass and seal from falling out . Not to scare you but I think were lucky the rear one wasn't sucked off the car at highway speeds. Without it, the seal doesn't expand in place and lock the whole assembly with glass on the body.
These pieces might be a challenge to find...Here are some photos of what I am referring to. I suppose the only solution with these missing is to GLUE the glass and seal onto the body. which is probably how yours is. Technically the seal is applied dry or with some liquid Dawn and with the extrusion already in place on the glass and a piece of cord to fit it on the car. It's a time tested method of installing glass on most cars including Detroit makes in the 50's.

PS I have the photos from BaT to go by.

https://www.fantasyjunction.com/sold/1958-alfa-romeo-1900-super-sedan/photos
 
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