Read this with interest as I had similar problems when I installed my back
window. Spoke to one of the neighbors that luckily ran the body shop for
one of the major Ni---n Dealers in town and he came over and gave me a hand.
First off don't be cheap with the dish soap when putting the window into the
rubber. Secondly, and this sounds like the problem in Mike Klepp's case,
once the window is in the rubber it may still have to be pushed forward into
the cab to get it centered in the opening. If the glass is not pushed in
far enough you will have a real Bit-- of a time getting the lock strip in.
Once you have the window centered in the rubber the lock strip tool will
work quite well and although the lock strip is a bit tough to put in it
should go in fairly easily. again use plenty of dish soap mix in the groove
as it will help the tool to slide and the lock strip slip into place. One
question did you use any kind of rubber cement on the ends of the window
rubber after you had trimmed it to fit. Another thing is do not put the end
of the lock strip anywhere in the area of the split in the window gasket.
Preferably the window rubber split should be approximately bottom center and
the lock strip split should be on the top center of the window gasket.
Hope this helps
52 Chev 1300
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