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removing rear window to add new seal
#1
I am painting a 71 mustang coupe and need to remove the rear window and I have no clue on how to do this. Thank you.
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#2
Cut the seal with a razor blade, and remove. It really is that easy. Do you have the trim off already?

Now, taking out the front windshield is a whole different animal.

Steve



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#3
Getting it out is the easy part, getting it back in leak free requires some preparation and time. +1 to what sm3570 said on removing it, cut the seal, then carefully push the glass free. A helper is a good idea at this point...

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Dave

1931 Ford Model A Station Wagon
1969 Mach 1 - 351C, TKO-600, 4WDB, R&P, A/C, Shaker, Fold Down, etc.
1972 Mach 1 - 351C, FMX, PDB, PS, A/C, Fold Down, Console
1996 Mustang Cobra Convertible - 10psi Procharger
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69 Rustang;60834 Wrote:Getting it out is the easy part, getting it back in leak free requires some preparation and time. +1 to what sm3570 said on removing it, cut the seal, then carefully push the glass free. A helper is a good idea at this point...

+1 on cutting out the old seal.

I have my glass out but waiting for seal to arrive as the one I had ready was incorrectly supplied (coupe, my car is f/back), any tips on refitting/sealing? ...... a local screen/glass guy is doing the install with my help & hopefully some guidance from here.
We did notice lots of black bonding had been used previously around the seal?
I have new trims and trim clips btw.
The original did not leak but was starting to crack and perish.

Thanks in advance
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#5
Glue the new trim on. Don't try and use the clips.The new trim is too flimsy.
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#6
From experience, I HIGHLY recommend that you hire a professional to replace the glass.
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#7
I removed it all myself but will pay a pro to put it in. Not going to mess with all that.

Steve



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