Subject: Removable Roof Panel Fit
Model and Year: 1978 Corvette
Source: Chevrolet Dealer Service Technical Bulletin
Bulletin No: 78-T-23
Date: April, 1978
TO: ALL CHEVROLET DEALERS
Some early 1978 Corvette removable roof panels may be bowed in relation to the windshield header and/or rear roof. This condition can be caused by an improperly positioned roof lock receiver plate.
As of January, 1978, a fixture is being used to properly locate the rear roof roof reinforcement (pillar) and lock receiver plate during assembly.
The bow is a roof panel can be eliminated by lowering the roof lock receiver plate as outlined below:
Chevrolet Motor Division
General Motors Corporation
Article ID: 972
Created On: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 6:51 AM
Last Updated On: Fri, Oct 24, 2014 at 6:51 AM
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