Bugeye windscreen stanchions are fastened to the body by four large machine screws. The front screws on each stanchion (towards the bonnet) are held in place by captive nuts welded into the area where the A-pillar and cowl meet. Unfortunately, these captive nuts often corrode, or strip, which makes it impossible to attach the front mount for the windshield frame to the car.
We occasionally get calls from customers who wonder what to do when those front captive threads are stripped. Once you’ve exhausted efforts to rescue the threads in the car, which we always strive to preserve, this is the next best solution that we’ve used to make these fixtures tight![Read more…] about Hanging By A Thread