Front window fitting

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Front window fitting

Postby stevelemoir » Wed Oct 30, 2019 5:13 pm

I had a great deal of trouble fitting the front window with a new rubber.
This was how I finally managed it after trashing one rubber and some metal finisher strips.

Fix the rubber first
Then feed in the cord. I used quite thick nylon cord.
Fit the rubber
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Then fix the metal finisher strips.
Feed in the cord
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After lubricating the rubber and frame I presented it to the car using 2 straps bought from Toolstation.
(Thorsen Endless Tie Down Set 25mm x 5m No Hook)
I did need to cut the straps a bit shorter otherwise the excess strapping fouled the ratchet.
Strap to the window
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Still a difficult job but as I worked the cord around the window I was able to tighten the straps as required.
Keep tightening the straps
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Re: Front window fitting

Postby Sleeper » Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:15 pm


Good man...

John :wink:

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