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Self installation of front windshield

Hi. I have a large rubber ring with 1 large groove on one side and 3 smaller (the rubber is sort of graduated) grooves on the other and a windshield for my old VW Jetta. How would I go about doing the installation myself? Thanks!

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  • wrecks9 Jul 01, 2008

    Thank you. We're still working on it. The rubber does not seem to want to stretch around the teeth of the metal band holding the headliner. Am I correct in placing the glass on the side of the single **** and the multiple slits somehow should stretch and grab the teeth around the opening on the body side? This seemed like it would be an easy job :^(



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Wrap rope in the inside of the windshield gasket with the window in place. Lay the window in place and from the inside of the car, pull the rope. The rope guides the windshield gasket to the inside of the windshield opening and next thing you know it, the windshield is in place.

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