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Old 07-24-2006, 04:09 PM   #1
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vista view window removal?

New member here, Dave Swanson, just wondering if anyone know how to take out one of the skykight windows in a 78 Airstream.

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Old 07-24-2006, 04:16 PM   #2
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Do You Mean the Vista Views...?

Yes, several of us have done it it. Search, "vista views," "dual panes," "dual pains," and "foggy fenestration", and you will find a boatload of advice. Read the posts, gather your wits, gird your loins, and be brave. We're here for you.

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Old 07-24-2006, 04:28 PM   #3
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If you want to remove the entire window you will need to drill out the rivets from the outside...on mine there are 57 per vista view...if you just want to repair a leaky/foggy one follow the information in the previous post.

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Old 07-24-2006, 06:58 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by DAVE SWANSON
New member here, Dave Swanson, just wondering if anyone know how to take out one of the skykight windows in a 78 Airstream.
Welcome to the forums. Those nasty old vista views can be a curse but many members have learned how to fix them with little or no trouble at all. I tolerated the crazed cracked look while I owned my 75 but when the new owner bought it he fixed it straight away. Here's how he did it. follow the link.
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