WHAT IS THE EASIEST WAY TO REMOVE THE BACK WINDSCREEN

  • Tiny
  • brodez
  • 1997 Ford Fairmont
  • 295,000 miles

My rear window has been smashed, the local wrecking yards have them but I must remove it myself.

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 AT 10:12 AM

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  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Tape it with a masking tape and from the inside push it out-be careful glasses will be all over-take your time-

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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 AT 10:42 AM
  • Tiny
  • KHLow2008
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Remove the outer moulding first and cut the sealant to remove the glass. Usually a piano string is used to saw the sealants as they can be rather difficult to get at with a blade. You would need somebody to help you to saw the piano string, attached to a wooden bar on either end.

This is a delicate job and requires extra care.

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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 AT 12:19 PM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
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Or a guitar string get a helper one inside the other outside

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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012 AT 8:00 PM

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