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Old 09-05-2007, 08:11 AM   #1
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removing window frames

I need advice on removing window frames, in this case wing windows. I have read cut off the rivets with a chisel. As an alternative should I drill the rivets out?
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Old 09-05-2007, 10:27 AM   #2
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If yours are like mine, take a look at what I've done: http://www.airforums.com/forums/432118-post433.html I need to update this tonight with more info. Maybe that can help a little.

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Old 09-05-2007, 07:48 PM   #3
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I am specifically interested in the wing windows. Both of mone inexplicably broke. I have a friend who will let me take off a couple from a parts coach which would mean taking out 2 sets of windows and installing one. I wonder if there is a way to slide in a piece of Lexan by only taking out the vertical frame piece towards the center without pulling the whole frame. But if I need to take out the frames what is the best and/or easiest way to get them out.
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Old 09-20-2007, 03:33 PM   #4
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oo side question, good luck btw.

if your friend has a parts coach and you are taking the glass, might i be able to chat with them about the inner plastic frame for those same side windows, strangely by 71 caravel came to me with those removed and i have been keeping my ear to the ground for a year about a replacement source. My glass is fine and this would sure make good use of those windows of hers!!
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Old 09-20-2007, 06:30 PM   #5
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Interchangeable parts?

The parts coach I referred to above is a 75 (I think). The 71 wing is single pane. The 75 is double pane. From what I have been able to find out 69 is the only wing window that is not interchangeable. I'm hoping to just pop the 71 out and the 75 in. Could it be that easy? I'm still looking for advice on how to get the little boogers out without breaking them.

I don't know if the 75 interior trim will fit your 71, but I will compare, when I can. It might not be anytime real soon as the parts coach is a wee bit of a drive. BTW I need the inside galley window trim or to repair mine so I can hang the rolling blind.
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