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welshrover
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Car Model: 1969 hillman imp.
Location: machynlleth mid wales .

as new rear window

Post by welshrover »

here is my as new rear window . :lol:

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ive tried since ive owned this car to find one in better nick than mine but to no avail. so im fitting a polycarb rear window. fixed none opening . has anyone else done this ,just wondered how you had fitted yours ,I know about rivets /screws etc but did you bond it in and if so what with .
ive got the glass out in one piece so if anybody wants it let me know .
craig :D
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1965 HILLMAN MINX
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Re: as new rear window

Post by basil imp »

Think everyone who knows what they would cost to fix a rotten one has a spare kept somewhere .... I know I do ;)
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ImpManiac
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Car Model: Singer Chamois
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Re: as new rear window

Post by ImpManiac »

I found a spare the other day that I forgot I had. :? Since I plan to keep an opening rear window if possible, I shall be hanging on to it. :mrgreen:

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Re: as new rear window

Post by Dave ' Linwood ' Lane »

The original frame glass will fit in the car using the same rubber profile as a Husky / van tailgate window .
I did this on the Singer as the original frame also dissolved into powder.
It does leave a ledge for water to sit so mine only stayed like it a month or two .

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After tthis I had some glass especially cut and fitted it using an Imp screen rubber cut down.

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After this i managed to find a few good rear windows so went full circle and back to an opening rear window

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