I found the rear window to be a pain in the ass. I did it twice (first one
broke) and it took several hands and a bucket full of patience. You need to
work the rubber into place with either wooden sticks or plastic silverware
and lots of lubricant.
Missouri City, Texas
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Antonio R. Tijerino [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, October 15, 2001 1:04 AM
> To: Oletrucks
> Subject: [oletrucks] Glass install.
> Yesterday I decided to try to install the glass on my '53 truck.
> the front was very easy, we had it done in about 30 minutes, 2 people were
> enough to get the job done. I used the instructions included in an old
> Golden State catalog.
> Now, installing the rear glass (3 window cab) this was impossible, I
> the glass and rubber from Chevy Duty. I even went and recruited the
> across the street (250 lbs guy) and we could not get the bugger in. We
> cracked it and our final conclusion was that it is not the right size. How
> anyone had the same experience?
> I am ready to send it back to Chevy Duty and ask them to check sizing, I
> believe the front went in so easily and the rear was so hard, I was ready
> get my hammer and ...
> Any thoughts?
> '53 3100
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