[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: Window Regulator Repair (long)
> >preloaded the window assembly relative to the vertical track, twisting
> >it, top towards the rear of the car, bottom to front, then tightened the
> >bolts. Actually, it is more likely that the carrier on the cable is
> >what I "twisted", but you get the idea I hope.
> Yes. The slider bolt holes are slots. This seems to be the only
> adjustment. An inch or so fore and aft, just an RCH up or down
> over the four inch span between bolt centers for angle.
What I did by preloading was make sure the slider bolts were firmly at
the extreme up/down in the window slots - to use that RCH (???) of
motion to the max and keep it there while tightening the nuts.
> >...in that the C window slides rearwards as d
> >it goes up, the 4k looks a lot more vertical.
> Partly an optical illusion I think. The coupe glass (and opening)
> front edge are angled, and so the glass appears to rake/move back
> as it goes up. It may a little, but the lower parts of the tracks
> (down in the door) are pretty parallel and mostly vertical.
Nah, the coupe window is at least 5 degrees out of the vertical. That's
why it is tough to align nicely with older motor and track parts, it has
to stay pressed a little into the track at the top rear. I think.
Did you get it to work yet?
82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT