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1999 Ford Explorer - Need to install glass into window

I found my car had been broken into not too long ago, and I went to a U-PULL-IT today and they just so happened to have a piece of glass that went to a '99 Ford Explorer rear driver door... I just need to figure out how to get it into the door without breaking it! ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!


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  • monkeypdx Jan 10, 2009

    Thank you for the response! Much appreciated, you would know better than I would, but I've been told that the window is basically surrounded by 2 sheets of metal, and I'm having a hard time trying to figure out how I would go about getting the glass inbetween the sheets of metal... I could also be delusional and not have a damn clue what I'm talking about... lol wouldn't be the first time!



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    Michael Fisher Jan 10, 2009

    They Aren't Sheets Of Metal Consider It's More Like A Channel And It Is Only About an Inch High On Both Sides Don't Loose Any Sleep Over It. The New Window Will Just Slide Right Between Them After You Remove The Two Bolts That Hold The Old Window In Place.
    This Project Is Very Simple And Almost Anyone Can Perform It.
    Please Put Your Mind At Ease And Approach Your Project With Full Confidence.

    One Pointer Is You Will Have To Slide The New Window In At An Angle. You'll Know Exactly What I Mean When You Get There.
    Happy Fixing And Again Thanks For Using

    Michael Scott



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