[DML] Re: Window channel seal replacement
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[DML] Re: Window channel seal replacement



Hi Dan,

Maybe you could clarify the aspect of the process that you're having 
trouble with?

I think this is already in the tech section, but I put the seal in the 
channel and then started with the front of the channel assembly by 
getting the seal separated (using a jewler's screwdriver to coax it 
apart) and over the edge of the glass at the very front. Once it's 
started it's a matter of working slowly towards the real and using the 
little jewler's screwdriver (or something similar) to help guide the 
seal over the edge of the glass as you work your way back. It was a 
little tedious but not particularly difficult. I suppose the seal 
could be lubricated to help it slip over the edge of the glass, but I 
put mine on dry.

You're right that the seal looks a lot nicer than the sloppy RTV and 
leaves much more finished appearance.

   Knut


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Daniel" <dmcburn75@xxxx> wrote:
>
> Dear group.
> 
> This weekend I "attempted" to replace the window channel seal on the
> toll booth window. My 81 DeLorean was originally sealed with RTV
> giving it a somewhat sloppy appearance. I would like the use the
> rubber gasket that was implemented around vin 6300.
> 
> I followed directions posted in the technical section by Mr Grimsrud,
> but was unable to get it seated. Does anyone have any tips or
> shortcuts on how to accomplish this? There must have been an easier
> way to do this in the factory. 
> 
> -Dan
>








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