Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-04-2012, 03:38 PM   #1
New Member
 
1968 24' Tradewind
Cedar Hill , Missouri
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 3
'68 Tradewind replacing rear window - HELP?

I was mowing the pasture around my 68 Tradewind and heard a POP. Rock through the rear window of my Tradewind. Does anyone know how to get the top piece off with the hinge? From what I can see I have to take about 12-15 rivets out to get it out. Is that the only way?
__________________

__________________
bbrowdy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2012, 08:36 PM   #2
3 Rivet Member
 
kokopat's Avatar
 
Currently Looking...
Hendersonville, NC , North Carolina
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 113
Images: 1
No, you don't take out any rivets. Go inside, remove the screen, roll what's left out a little bit and across the top you should see 6 phillips head screws. These screws hold on a strip of metal that squeezes the glass to the outer piece (plus some glass bedding and caulking and stuff. InlandRV has the replacement, however if you're going to be mowing a lot I would put lexan back since that is one of the flat glasses.

There's more info on here somewhere - you got to search it out.

Good Luck,
Pat
__________________

__________________
kokopat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-05-2012, 08:08 AM   #3
New Member
 
1968 24' Tradewind
Cedar Hill , Missouri
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 3
thanks, now on to Inland RV

Hi, thanks for the quick reply. ordering the glass today.
__________________
bbrowdy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 04:45 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.