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48 3100 New run channel now window hard to roll up and down #1294797
Mon Jan 14 2019 02:30 AM
Mon Jan 14 2019 02:30 AM
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scenarioL113  Offline OP
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Jul 2018
Posts: 28
Massapequa Park
I installed new run channel kits on my 48. Passenger side works real good but my driver side is tight and rolling the window up and down is very difficult. I actually broke the crank on my regulator. I played with the guide that bolts inside door and checked it out. I made sure it was straight and reinstalled. I can tell it is still a bit tight bc moving the window up and down when not connected to any thing is still a bit tight.

Kind of gave up in disgust and figured I would reach out to some fellow bolters...


Frank
1948 5 Window Chevy 3100 an absolute rescue that is now back on the road
1953 Buick Super 1 family owned since new

Re: 48 3100 New run channel now window hard to roll up and down [Re: scenarioL113] #1294808
Mon Jan 14 2019 04:02 AM
Mon Jan 14 2019 04:02 AM
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52Carl  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 7,969
Virginia
You need to follow the directions in the Factory Manual. Roughly translated, you loosen the regulator screws, then snug them up so the will still move once the window is rolled up all the way, then tighten the screws. This lines up the glass to the channels.
Carl
Feeling your pane. (Pane. Get it? Sorry, I've been reading a book full of Far Side comics.)

Re: 48 3100 New run channel now window hard to roll up and down [Re: scenarioL113] #1294823
Mon Jan 14 2019 01:21 PM
Mon Jan 14 2019 01:21 PM
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scenarioL113  Offline OP
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Massapequa Park
lol

thx


Frank
1948 5 Window Chevy 3100 an absolute rescue that is now back on the road
1953 Buick Super 1 family owned since new

Re: 48 3100 New run channel now window hard to roll up and down [Re: scenarioL113] #1304069
Thu Mar 21 2019 05:06 PM
Thu Mar 21 2019 05:06 PM
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miraclepieco  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 457
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I had the same problem. Sprayed some silicone all over the channels. Worked almost too good.


1951 Chevy Panel Truck

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