Andy, if you loosen up the vent widow you can try pulling it back a
little, if this works then put some washers(as shims)under which ever bolt
On Fri, 31 Mar 2000, Andrew Proudfoot wrote:
> The windsheild & vent windows are installed in the 77. With great gusto I
> pushed on the new windsheild to vent seal on the w/s frame and lo and
> behold.............. you can't close the door!!!!!!!!!!!!
> At least not without lots of effort and then sleepless nights worried about
> the crack of doom on my doors. Anyone with expierience with this. Seems the
> new is totally convex where the other is concave (from wear) I shall try to
> manoveur the windsheild further front and the vents further back but I am
> about as far as I can go. I have contemplated cutting a long vertical slit
> in the new. I re-installed one of the old ones which works fine but looks
> like crap but I can only find one. The other might have made the trash bin
> over the winter.
> Also had a great tip
> from Steve Bettencourt for using a C clamp inside the fender to compress the
> seals that worked well. Worked great. No risk of noticable damage either.
> Matter of a fact the install was completed alone.
> Yep, all by myself, not that I havn't got friends I just got a wife that
> works evenings so it's usually late at night before I can get out to the
> Any suggestions anyone. Right now I am looking for the old seal or
> contemplating not having any. I am not using those inner retainers either,
> don't see the need or is there one?
> Once again thanks all for the help and moral support.
> Andy P. & the 77B