This should be an easy fix. Just put a small amount of silicone seal in the
bottom of the U- shaped gasket, then slide the glass in place. It'll last
longer than you'll own the car!!
I've done this on Several Morris Minors. Don't put so much in the channel
it will smoosh out, small amounts work well, and then it's invisable.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John D. Caffrey" <email@example.com>
To: "Frank Clarici" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: "John Caffrey" <email@example.com>; <Spridgets@autox.team.net>
Sent: Saturday, May 06, 2006 5:03 AM
Subject: Re: My Lucky Day
> Hi Frank,
> After reading your reply, I now see that I didn't do a very good job
> explaining myself. The wing window pivot is intact, but the new glass
> simply slides out of the window frame. I just want to make sure that
> buying new rubber channel will be enough to fix the problem. Isn't
> there anything else to retain the glass? Would you use some
> weatherstrip adhesive on the rubber?
> Frank Clarici wrote:
> >John Caffrey wrote:
> >> On the way home from work yesterday I glanced left to find the vent
> >> window on my 74 half way out and ready to drop. All glass was replaced
> >> at some point, but did they cheap out on the rubber channel? Will new
> >> rubber fix the problem?
> >More than likely the center pivot bolt snapped off.
> >If that breaks, the vent window has nothing to keep it there.
> >And I have see many broken ones.
> >Frank Clarici
> >Toms River, NJ