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Old 10-27-2010, 09:02 AM
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Your rear window is an easy fix. On your glass, I assume you mean you will have the original windshield and door glass cut to fit. I know that there are a lot of misconceptions about the door glass and some think it doesn't need to be cut when the roof has been lengthened, it really is, there is a thought out there that it doesn't need to be cut, it simply doesn't roll up as far anymore. This is untrue, the windows shape will have to be changed.

On that old truck, unlike todays cars the side glass is tempered and can be cut. But I have to tell you, it is likely a glass shop won't want to cut it for fear of it breaking. New glass isn't much and I would at the very least put new glass in the front. There is nothing like a new windshield to peer thru to make you feel like you are in a first class ride.

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Ditto on going with all NEW glass . You can get it with tint in it also if you like . We had a glass shop that used to come to the mine site and cut and intall all of our glass on-site . Being a foreman , I signed several invoices and the price really wasn't that bad .

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Tards !!! Ya right !!! Man you don't have a clue what's even gone on here.. If you don't know what's going on between me and Brian,, Hang around it ''MIGHT'' come to you one day..

And there is no pissing contest with me and him.. I just asked him to prove what he has always said he did.. No problem with that, is it ?? He does ''wright'' good stories.... Anyone can say they did something.. Prove it.. I have said way too much to You Tard... I'm Done on this thread..And since you are very new here.. You don't know me enough yet to say I'm a Tard..But you may learn...

Thanks for proving my point.
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My only regret at this point is like new interiors pointed out about the rear window glass. When i first measured everything out, i was hoping to keep the original glass size


If you want to keep the back glass size.. Just measure how much you want to move it up.. Add that much to the top of the glass. cut it out and flip it over.. Weld it in.. it will be that much higher.. If you lay it out right it should work.. I would tack everything in place,, up to the back glass cut out.. Do a little figure.. and lay it out.. I think it should work by flipping the back glass..Or you can just move it where you want it.. And weld in a strip.. I hope you understanding what I'm trying to say.. I may have to get Brian to write this for me... Just joking Brian.. Your much better then me on this computer..


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If you want to keep the back glass size.. Just measure how much you want to move it up.. Add that much to the top of the glass. cut it out and flip it over.. Weld it in.. it will be that much higher.. If you lay it out right it should work.. I would tack everything in place,, up to the back glass cut out.. Do a little figure.. and lay it out.. I think it should work by flipping the back glass..Or you can just move it where you want it.. And weld in a strip.. I hope you understanding what I'm trying to say.. I may have to get Brian to write this for me... Just joking Brian.. Your much better then me on this computer..


And I would cut all new glass's..
I gotcha. I will look at it today when i go out into the shop and see what i can do. I hadn't really thought about flipping it. Thanks for the heads up idea....
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Heres a cool video for the DIY's http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pl5nm48pYFc
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Okay New Interiors, i cut the window about 3 1/2" above the top of the glass and then i flipped it and welded it back into place. From the look of it, i am thinking i have it pretty close to center again. Also, off of the 2nd picture here, would you cut the roof where i have the line or would you move it forward?
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Okay New Interiors, i cut the window about 3 1/2" above the top of the glass and then i flipped it and welded it back into place. From the look of it, i am thinking i have it pretty close to center again. Also, off of the 2nd picture here, would you cut the roof where i have the line or would you move it forward?


You want to move it forward.. Where you won't be close to the round on the roof..I would go where it is the straightest..Make's it easier to fix.

Back glass looks a lot better..
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You want to move it forward.. Where you won't be close to the round on the roof..
I gotcha, i will move it forward. Thanks a bunch for your help on this. I know i am going to make a few mistakes, but in the end i think i will have a fairly decent looking top.
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I gotcha, i will move it forward. Thanks a bunch for your help on this. I know i am going to make a few mistakes, but in the end i think i will have a fairly decent looking top.


A man that don't make mistakes,,Is a man that dose not do anything...


You are doing great.. The next one will be much easier..
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You are doing great.. The next one will be much easier..
Thanks a bunch again New Interiors, means allot to me.
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You are doing great.. The next one will be much easier..
Man ,You said a mouthfull there Randy....and so true ..Imo the roof already looks better...
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Thanks deadbodyman, i really appreciate that.......Okay, i moved the line on my cab ahead 6" inches so that i am far away from the curve of the cab. Then i took 2 pieced of angle iron and welded them level off of the bottom inside of the cab up to the roof. I cut a 1/2" off of the angle iron and then i torched a couple pieces of flat metal with the curve of the current roof line. Hopefully this will allow me to set the 2 pieces back in place. It's pretty sturdy so i am comfortable that the 2 sections will go back together pretty easy.
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Thats a really good idea HW,like another set of hands to hold it up and allow you to slide the pieces around by yourself too,and they wont drink all the beer.
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