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Old 05-30-2007, 08:37 AM
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Replacing Back Glass?

Can I replace my back glass by myself? I broke one of my sliders in my 97 and now I see I have to replace the whole shebang.

Is it just 2 gaskets on either side? Is it screwed to the body? Is it glued in like a windshield? Just trying to save a couple hundred bucks and stay away from my insurance.

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Old 05-30-2007, 08:45 AM
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Can I replace my back glass by myself? I broke one of my sliders in my 97 and now I see I have to replace the whole shebang.

Is it just 2 gaskets on either side? Is it screwed to the body? Is it glued in like a windshield? Just trying to save a couple hundred bucks and stay away from my insurance.

thanks

dave

One gasket, it can be done but if you can let the pros that do this daily take the job on. It is a pain in the rear.

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I tried to do one (ONCE) on my old Chev PU, and I gained a new respect for glass experts. , it's a royal pain to do.
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Old 05-30-2007, 06:46 PM
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I don't think they are that bad. I have done a few, the trick is to wrap a rope around the window inside the gasket groove. have someone outside hold the glass up to the opening while you are inside and start pulling on the rope, it will fold the lip of the gasket around the sheet metal real easy.
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Old 05-30-2007, 06:56 PM
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the back isnt that bad i did it on our 01 one at work
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