[Vwdiesel] Looking for window parts

Dave Cook davevw at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 28 09:06:14 PDT 2011

Cool!  How did you do it?  Do the glue-in pivots pull out of the other frames, or what?  

Dave Cook

--- On Thu, 7/28/11, Roger Brown <r.c.brown at ieee.org> wrote:

> From: Roger Brown <r.c.brown at ieee.org>
> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Looking for window parts
> To: "VW Diesel Group" <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
> Cc: "Audi-VW-Diesels Group" <Audi-VW-Diesels at yahoogroups.com>
> Date: Thursday, July 28, 2011, 3:53 PM
> On 7/28/2011 8:51 AM, Dave Cook
> wrote:
> > On the Banana Rabbit, I have some window issues.
> >
> > First, the glue-in vent windows are crap, and I broke
> one a while back.  I'd like to replace them either with
> fixed or bolt-in windows.  Either would require
> different frames though, and could come from a Rabbit, Jetta
> of similar vintage or Cabriolet of any year.
> >
> > I did find a set of bolt-in windows in the garage, but
> no frames.  (So if you had frames with broken glass
> this could still be useful to me.)
> >
> > If I don't find something soon, I may just use
> silicone and glue the good glass to the window and make my
> own "fixed" window...
> >
> > Second, the rear window lifter is broken.  Not
> the actual regulator, but at the bottom of the glass is a
> part that kind of clamps/pinches to the glass to hold it,
> and is bolted to the regulator.  This pinching part is
> completely rusted and has broken in half, so no more
> clamping.  It could be unbolted from the regulator and
> then separated from the glass.  Again, there are
> regulators in the garage, but not this piece!
> >
> > Dave Cook
> I put bolt-in glass into my old glue-in frames and it has
> worked fine for nearly 20 years 
> now, originally on my old '81 pickup and later moved to the
> current '82 pickup.
> -- 
>    Roger
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