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window chanel molding seals installation

Discussion in 'The Body Shop' started by DukeBoy88, May 13, 2004.

  1. DukeBoy88

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    I purchased replacement window chanel molding for my '85 and am wondering how they are installed. does the window glass have to be removed, or can it be slid down the track with the glass in place? thanks in advance.
     
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    On my rear window it just sort of snapped out and the new back in, we did it with the window in. /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    Sorry, I meant the drivers and passengers roll-down windows
     
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    I did mine with the window in. Roll your windows all teh way down. Grab a small screwdriver (I wrapped the end of the screwdriver in tape so I wouldn't scratch anything) and pry the seal away just enough to get a grip with a set of pliers. Pull straight up and it should start to work itself out. Pull a small section at a time a little at a time unitl the seal pops out. Then put the new one in. I wanted the seals to slide in easy, so I put a thin coating of vaseline on the underside where the clips are. Snapped right in! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    You can do the inner and outer seals this way.
     
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    [ QUOTE ]
    I wanted the seals to slide in easy, so I put a thin coating of vaseline on the underside where the clips are. Snapped right in! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

    You can do the inner and outer seals this way.

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    /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif why didn't i think of that when doing mine /forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif
     
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    that worked great, thanks alot. little bit of a fight to get them in but probobly easier then removing the window. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    that worked great, thanks alot. little bit of a fight to get them in but probobly easier then removing the window. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif

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    Well, I know this is kicking the door WIDE OPEN here, but I keep a small jar of vaseline in my tool box. It's good for all kinds of stuff and cleans off stuff MUCH easier than grease. It's amazing what a little lube in the shop will do for you /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    Right on! /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif /forums/images/graemlins/woot.gif
     
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    Well, I know this is kicking the door WIDE OPEN here, but I keep a small jar of vaseline in my tool box. It's good for all kinds of stuff and cleans off stuff MUCH easier than grease. It's amazing what a little lube in the shop will do for you /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif

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    Vasoline will help ANYTHING slide right in the first time. /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     
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    ya just gotta be careful, 'cause Vaseline isn't good for, uhh, latex products. SOOOO, your latex products are gonna get little holes in them /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif. And stuff can get in them /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif. More importantly, stuff can get OUT of them... /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif
     
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    ya just gotta be careful, 'cause Vaseline isn't good for, uhh, latex products. SOOOO, your latex products are gonna get little holes in them /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif. And stuff can get in them /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif. More importantly, stuff can get OUT of them... /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif

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    ya just gotta be careful, 'cause Vaseline isn't good for, uhh, latex products. SOOOO, your latex products are gonna get little holes in them . And stuff can get in them . More importantly, stuff can get OUT of them...

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    now I am curious on just how you acquired this knowledge?? /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thinking.gif /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     

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