?? About Window Glass - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum

Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Body - Exterior
User Name
lost password?   |   register now

LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 05-25-2005, 11:02 PM
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: IL
Posts: 59
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
?? About Window Glass

I have an 88 chevy fullsize pu that has been out in the weather all its life. My problem is the black trim around all the windows is burnt out pretty bad from the sun.

Can a glass shop replace this trim or is all the glass junk? Or is there a way to fix this??

thanks guys


Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 05-26-2005, 07:45 AM
willys36@aol.com's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
Last wiki edit: How to rebuild a Rochester Quadrajet 4MV carbureto...
Last journal entry: How to change auto shift timing on 200R4
Last photo:
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Bakersfield
Posts: 8,455
Wiki Edits: 21

Thanks: 6
Thanked 45 Times in 33 Posts
If the glass isn't scratched or cracked and there aren't little 'bubbles' starting around the edges, it by all means can be reused saving a lot of money. Glass is getting pretty expensive. A glass shop can easily re-set all the glass in your truck with new rubber back to new condition,
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-26-2005, 08:06 AM
302 Z28's Avatar  
Last photo:
Join Date: May 2003
Location: North Texas
Posts: 10,940
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 1
Thanked 120 Times in 101 Posts
If you are refering to the trim that is attached to the body around the glass, this has been a problem with Chevy trucks for a number of years. The blacked out trim around the front, sides and back window of my 90 model full size Chevy truck is doing the same thing. Short of removing it all, sanding it down and repainting, the only alternative is to replace it all $$.

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 05-26-2005, 11:57 AM
Last photo:
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: IL
Posts: 59
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks guys ,unfortunatly i think your right vince . This is not just a rubber seal thats bad ,it's black plastic trim that if i'm not mistaken is bonded to the glass.

Thought about painting it but there is a black coating on it that is peeling and the plastic under the coating is burnt out and cracked.

I wanted to check with you guys before i called the glass co.

truck is an ext cab so i need both door glass x 2,ext cab side glass x 2 and back window. YIKES I wish I had an angry girlfriend that felt like breakin some windows(hello state farm) lol

thanks again

Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Body - Exterior posts with photos

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Please select your insurance company (Optional)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
window install Jzarczyn Body - Exterior 10 01-24-2009 11:02 PM
Basic of Basics - Windshield Installation Kits firebird_red Body - Exterior 15 11-26-2005 09:00 PM
windshields bill66di Body - Exterior 15 07-31-2004 07:31 AM
66-67 Side glass window seals malibuman66 Interior 1 07-27-2004 11:08 PM
door glass fred56 Interior 4 10-22-2003 09:40 PM

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:01 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.