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1956 GMC Pickup Window Installation #623049 Wed Feb 24 2010 02:43 PM
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Black_Dog Offline OP
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Help!
I am trying to put in door windows and Vent Windows in a 1956 GMC pickup.

They came out but how do they go back ?

Jim
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Re: 1956 GMC Pickup Window Installation [Re: Black_Dog] #623058 Wed Feb 24 2010 03:19 PM
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john crowleys Offline
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Jim...Everything you need to know is right here.
http://chevy.oldcarmanualproject.com/shop/1955truck2/index.htm
Just be careful not to scratch the paint when inserting the vent division bar/channels into the doors. The brackets on the bottom can make some nasty scratches if not careful.

Re: 1956 GMC Pickup Window Installation [Re: john crowleys] #623071 Wed Feb 24 2010 04:33 PM
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Black_Dog Offline OP
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Yeah, but can I assume that the vent window assembly goes in BEFORE the window regulator?

Re: 1956 GMC Pickup Window Installation [Re: Black_Dog] #623075 Wed Feb 24 2010 04:39 PM
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FriedGreenTmater Offline
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Actually the vent assembly will likely go in last, at least that's the way it is with most cars and trucks.


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Re: 1956 GMC Pickup Window Installation [Re: FriedGreenTmater] #623086 Wed Feb 24 2010 05:31 PM
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TxLaTx Offline
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IIRC, the vent goes in first, then the regulator. Make sure the regulator is retracted somewhat.

I'm old, but I thought I did the vent first without the regulator so that I'd have more room in there. Then after installing the vent/channel LOOSELY, and inserted the regulator and got the screws in a few threads. I kept it all loose to get some extra wiggle. I think side glass was last.

Billl


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