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Back Glass Channel Install #1306747
Thu Apr 11 2019 06:17 PM
Thu Apr 11 2019 06:17 PM
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47PUJim  Offline OP
Shop Shark
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 181
Green Bay, Wisconsin

Purchased Steele Rubber channel for my rear window. Done enough reading and watching videos to find some interesting differences in procedures. Some use sealant, some don't. Some use hardening and/or non hardening sealant. Seems to me use of sealant would be the wisest move but......

When I removed my glass I found no evidence any sealant. I have two questions. Originally, was sealant used at all? Also, what suggestions would previous installers have found to be the most important to success...….and fewer bad words!!! ;-)

Re: Back Glass Channel Install [Re: 47PUJim] #1306751
Thu Apr 11 2019 07:27 PM
Thu Apr 11 2019 07:27 PM
Justhorsenround  Offline
Grease Monkey
Joined: Apr 2005
Posts: 7,275
El Reno, Okla
No sealant and lots of soapy water.🛠


Martin
'62 Chevy C-10 Stepside Shortbed (Restomod in progress)
'47 Chevy 3100 5 Window (long term project)


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Re: Back Glass Channel Install [Re: 47PUJim] #1306760
Thu Apr 11 2019 10:31 PM
Thu Apr 11 2019 10:31 PM
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Alaska gasser  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Feb 2014
Posts: 50
New Mexico
Lots of soapy water, good rope style cord and an extra set of hands. Start at the bottom and work up both edges to the top.

Re: Back Glass Channel Install [Re: 47PUJim] #1306790
Fri Apr 12 2019 03:09 AM
Fri Apr 12 2019 03:09 AM
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miraclepieco  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2014
Posts: 457
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My glass guy uses sealant only after the fact if there's a leak. He has a cool pointed tip gun to get it behind the rubber.


1951 Chevy Panel Truck

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