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Old 09-17-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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Adding a window

Has anyone ever added a window to an existing design? I would like to stretch the front seating area in a 70's model by adding a window opposing the door. Much like they did to the 1977's

Do you just find the correct window size and cut it in between the ribs? Say adding a third window further aft of the two existing.

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Old 09-17-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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Has anyone ever added a window to an existing design? I would like to stretch the front seating area in a 70's model by adding a window opposing the door. Much like they did to the 1977's

Do you just find the correct window size and cut it in between the ribs? Say adding a third window further aft of the two existing.

Scott
I don't think it is too hard, just pull the interior skins off and you will see how it is done. Might need to get some extra rib/stringer materials to use for strategic strengthening and I would definitely use buck rivets rather than the Olympics.

I have a 1981 that I am toying with the idea of doing a full custom on that includes a back wrap glass and a second door.


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It should not be very hard. For me the hardest part was deciding to do it. On my 57 Overlander I have rearranged the windows and moved the door from the front to the back. If your new window will fit between the existing ribs in your trailer it should be very straight forward. Keep in mind that there may be wires inside the wall that may need rerouting
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