The vent will fit with some work but not the door latch or striker.
Your probably going to be better off just shortening the stock door track
for the shorter side glass. A bracket needs to be installed to limit the
travel of the glass down in the door.
The wing window will need an upper bracket welded on for support, holes
drilled into the door to mount the wing window on top, a lower bracket
welded in to support the bottom of the wing window vertical guide.
The inner door molding will need the notch added to clear the wing window
Remember on the 1951 the door has the turn down exterior handle with the
From: Justin C. Earl <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Truck List <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, March 18, 2001 10:37 AM
Subject: [oletrucks] Interchangeability of door guts between 47-50 door and
'53 GMC door
>A member of the list has offered his door guts (vent window style) from his
>'53 GMC parts truck in exchange for mine from a '47 to '50 door (I don't
>know if it's Chevy or GMC.. does it make any difference?). This single
>window style door was put on my '51 as a replacement some time in the past.
>Before we waste money on shipping, does anyone know if these parts
>It could save me a lot of hassle to make my '51 have the correct vent
>since I don't even think I could lug home a whole door in the Volkswagen.
>'51 Chevy 1 Ton
>'79 Corvette (ZZ4 conversion)
>'69 Volkswagen Squareback
>oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959