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Old 11-29-2011, 08:25 AM   #1
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Vista Windows a practical way to film removal?

We remember seen thousands of post about how to remove the film from the Vista windows.
This website is great but obviously almost every post was done by pros on the art of DIY.
Almost every project that we found shows the whole interior paneling being removed as well as the windows from inside and outside.
Is there a way to do it without taking 1/2 of the trailer at part?
Can this be addressed by removing the window from the outside?
We have a 73 international 31ft
Will post pictures later during the day.
thanks for any inputs
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:01 PM   #2
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Using the SEARCH function of this site should give you various threads on DIY repair. I've looked at several while planning my own repair. I believe each is accomplished by removing the inside pane of the window - but the method of this removal is based on the exact model and material used in the trailer. Some are glass, some plexi, some have a metal ring that can be removed while others require cutting/breaking the pane.

Here's a few of such threads that I got when I searched "Vista View":

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f454...tion-7113.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f454...ows-14433.html

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f36/...tml#post556237

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f454...s-38658-2.html
and from within one of these threads: Vistaview Window "De-Fogging"

Just keep searching -- I know that a couple members have posted pictures of the whole project. Good luck - this is still on my TO DO list.

Laura
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Old 12-03-2011, 04:26 PM   #3
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Update

We were able to take 2 of the plexi-glass on 2 VV windows from the inside by removing the Aluminun Ring.
But only 2 of the 3 has the aluminum ring.
The 3rd one is a little different. Also noticed that the ones that I was able to do it the Rivets are the Olympic ones so someone was working on them already? and the ones that look like factory are giving me a real hard time
The stack window also looks like factory.
Any inputs will help a lot
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