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CanAm 40th reunion 08-13-17
« on: August 13, 2017, 03:11:41 PM »
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That is a lot of CanAm's.  Should of counted to see how many were at the reunion.  A good showing of different interiors colors and a few options.  Wonder which one would make the best of show?
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Re:CanAm 40th reunion 08-13-17
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 10:41:43 AM »
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Thanks for the link! What was the final count for all of the WW3's? I have to admit I have never seen a C/A with the white seats and buckskin interior color scheme.
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Re:CanAm 40th reunion 08-13-17
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 11:27:48 AM »
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25 on display with one restoreable one for sale in the seller's corral. 

There was quite a promotional effort to encourage as many Can Am's as possible on display, as this is the 40th anniversary of production.  I think this might have been the largest gathering of them for quite a few years.
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« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 08:04:26 PM »
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Good link.Hoping Cruisin' Tigers will also have some pics.
would like to see how many w/sunroof. Anybody here have any experience with 73-77 ASC sunroofs?

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« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2017, 04:45:04 AM »
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Did anyone notice this?  The seat belts are the same color as the dash.  Blue seat belts has a blue dash, the buckskin seat belts have a buckskin dash and etc.  One CanAm had the body colored side molding.  Might have missed it but looks like only one CanAm had the sun roof.
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« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2017, 06:23:38 AM »
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If memory serves me correct, body side moldings were exempt of the WW3 RPO from Pontiac.  Willing to wager those were dealer or aftermarket pieces.
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« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2017, 08:10:45 AM »
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I too noticed the 1 sunroof. I can tell from the photo that the forward w'strip has been replaced. Replacement seals don't fit well and need extra care on install. I'm trying to come up with a method to get them to be evenly flat when secured. The originals were molded and fairly rigid. The molded rear replacements that are available are for the 3"wider roof panel and do not include a metal insert as original(they're always rusted away).
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« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2017, 04:06:40 AM »
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Looking at the Vehicle Emissions Control Information pictures (wondered why they were different) one is white/black lettering and one is White/blue lettering noticed part of an award next to the sticker.  Was it BUDS77 win the Indian Uprising award? 
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« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2017, 03:06:25 PM »
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Roger, I'm going to go with black lettering because 403 decal, and blue lettering because 400 label.

My original label for my 400 was blue letters, and so was the repro I got from Ames.
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« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2017, 10:07:47 AM »
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Quote from: mlewisariz on August 16, 2017, 08:10:45 AM   

I too noticed the 1 sunroof. I can tell from the photo that the forward w'strip has been replaced. Replacement seals don't fit well and need extra care on install. I'm trying to come up with a method to get them to be evenly flat when secured. The originals were molded and fairly rigid. The molded rear replacements that are available are for the 3"wider roof panel and do not include a metal insert as original(they're always rusted away).



Someone makes replacement weather strips for the sunroofs?
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Re:CanAm 40th reunion 08-13-17
« Reply #10 on: August 22, 2017, 09:46:53 AM »
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Mike,
There are two sources for sunroof seals that I have found.
www.montemania.com sells 73-77 Monte Carlo pts as well as other GM A-bodies. Their w/strip kit uses the same type of seal for front and rear seal. The rear piece doesn't work for an ISC roof but is not a significant part of the total package.

#2:Kelley's Sunroof Parts,last found in Saginaw,MI about 3 years ago. e-mail:jakekellyparts@hotmail.com
Ph:888-298-8140

Jakes rear seal is same construction as original ISC roof but is wider than an A-body roof. It is about 3" wider as used in limos and B-bodies. His front seal is similar to m/mania but not as good of quality.

Neither front seal is a formed part as original.I have purchased both sets,but recommend buying just the rear from Jake and the front from m/mania. The m/mania kit is less than jakes front and a better part.

Hope this helps.

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Re:CanAm 40th reunion 08-13-17
« Reply #11 on: July 9, 2018, 08:15:21 AM »
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Nice pic's  the one that got to go hope had a great time.
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« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2018, 02:20:20 PM »
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Hard to tell from the pictures was your car at the reunion?
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« Reply #13 on: July 12, 2018, 05:31:05 AM »
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I like the T top Can am. I am not sure if that was a factory option on those. I had a 76 Regal with the T top. They were fun, but they leaked quite a bit. We had to buy back a customer's 76 Century with all the red white and blue graphics (may have been a free spirit pkg.) because it was a bath tub in the back seats. I also had a few TA's with t tops too. Great fun for a summer night.
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