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Old 06-21-2008, 06:21 AM   #113
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A very lucky find

Found and a complete front window, frame and all, what a lucky find.
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Old 06-21-2008, 04:14 PM   #114
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Steve, I have been on vacation for a week. Thanks for the info on the brackets you made. I think I visualize it better now. Nice work on the windows so far. I cleaned and polished mine this past winter. It is a multi-piece job , fairly tedious. Glad I'm done. I have 2 doors to eventually rebuild. When the time comes I would love to draw on your expertise. Ed
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Old 06-22-2008, 08:33 AM   #115
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Putting the window back together. Instead of using a glue, I used ribbon sealer to seat the gasket. Ribbon sealer is used for auto glass replacement and can be bought at Auto Zone. I cut a small piece and hand rolled it to a longer piece, placed under the window frame, when I closed the frame and applied 3 tiny screws the sealer flatten out to make a perfect seal.
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Old 06-22-2008, 04:35 PM   #116
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Completed front window today...........
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Old 06-24-2008, 08:10 PM   #117
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Before I install the 3 side windows I need to prep around the window openings. First is to tackle the very long drip cap which I left attached to the trailer. I took out in my case 2 end screws, I will replace them with rivets when done. I bent the drip cap up just enough to get a compounding pad and steel wool pads, and went at it. Position the drip cap back into place then started with 0000 steel wool pads to clean around the drip cap and around the window openings. The one picture showing under the drip cap was polished.
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Old 06-29-2008, 05:03 PM   #118
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working on my windows

Set my new front window today, used about 3/4 tube of trempro 635, no leaks here. Also working on the side 3 windows and almost done, just 2 more windows to go. Also made a new rear door.
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Old 06-30-2008, 08:51 PM   #119
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2 more windows and 3 vents to go

just 2 more windows and 3 vents to go, then the floor
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Old 06-30-2008, 08:53 PM   #120
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Lookin' good, you really just do not mess around do you?

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Old 06-30-2008, 08:58 PM   #121
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thanks Marcus, I'm 2 years away from being finished.............steve
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Old 07-01-2008, 10:33 AM   #122
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Set the door brackets and back supporting brackets today and did a trial fit on the door, not bad, but I will wait until the floor is in, then will tweak the door for the proper fit.
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Finished setting the last window today, used plenty of Trempro 635 shown in below picture, cleaned the overflow with thinner. Just a few more hours and I will be 100% done with the windows.
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Old 07-18-2008, 06:55 PM   #124
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Finished setting the last window today, used plenty of Trempro 635 shown in below picture, cleaned the overflow with thinner. Just a few more hours and I will be 100% done with the windows.

The windows look great. Are you buck riveting those back in or are you using Olympics?

I'm doing something similar to your project.... loads of time and patience.

So how many cuts have you gotten on your fingers?
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The windows look great. Are you buck riveting those back in or are you using Olympics?

I'm doing something similar to your project.... loads of time and patience.

So how many cuts have you gotten on your fingers?
For the windows I'm using olympic rivets with loads of trempro 635. I have gone thru about 5 tubes of the stuff so far attaching the running lights, door stops, door hinges, etc......Today I ran one of the wires to a wire brush down the finger nail about a 1/4 inch.
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before and after pictures

Here are a few before and after pic's, starting to work on the plans for the interior.
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