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if i can get out of spending more money on something i dont need (drip rail weatherproofing at the auto parts store) let me know. i got lots of roofing tar. just pulled the windshield out of my camaro. expected tons of rust but there is essentially none. want to keep it that way. got some roofing tar that you can put on in wet or dry conditions so it's good stuff. can i just dab some of that on and forget it, and WHY THE HELL NOT? ps. i just urathaned my rear window moulding in around my tempest's rear window and it looks **** . think that will keep all moistur out? i did both inner and outter edge-duh. also i just urathaned the slightly curled up lip of my camaro;s dash back down as i slid a board with bricks on it over it to hold it down. it looks **** also.
**** is good

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no man, not to hold the windshild in, that's what urathane or butyl strips are for <img src="graemlins/spank.gif" border="0" alt="[spank]" /> i mean just to coat the metal where the windshield going. i guess not. :eek:
 

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I don't know about where you are Bull, but where i am, you would have a custom tar drip job in the summer. at the cruises, the chicks would be 'stuck' on your ride for shore. :D
 

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okay, this stuff isnt exactly tar (but looks like it), it's some black crud that dries after about an hour or two. the guy at the car paint place said it's basically the same stuff that you get in a tube for drip rails so i used it just to rub over the slightly rusted stuff under where the windshield goes. it seemed to be the same stuff that was there before from the factory and covered well. i had a couple of clips in the upper corners for the moulding where the nails that hold the clips seemed to be up too high, as when you got down and looked at the two of them they stuck up way higher than the rest and even above the surface of the sheet metal, and you could see wbere they would prevent the corners from laying completely flat like the rest of the moulding. i pulled them out and filled the tiny holes with my magic goop. (pretty sure this stuff wont melt and run any where, but if it does, nobody will see it.) is this placement of these two corner clips a factory screw up on every car or what? (mines a '72)
 

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Bull, I would say don't do it because most roofing sealers are petroluem distillate based and will react to most windshield sealers. To satisfy yourself and maybe inform your buds, do a test with your windshield sealer and the roofing sealer and see if they are compatabile?

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Why not spend 6.95 on the right stuff???????
The corner pegs are longer, use replacement
screws on the clips.
 

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tightwad. i have butyl tape as well as urathane i can stick on there and see what happens for a day. what do you mean replacement screws? them same little nails they hook onto? and mount them alittle lower? i was thinking about it but i thought since there is actually like 6 inches from clip to clip that it will hold. the previous holes that are too high were put in at the factory. i was wondering if this is some kind of design flaw found in every 72 camaro

[ May 27, 2003: Message edited by: bullheimer ]

now i found out they got smaller clips. but they arent aware that camaros use more than one size clip, that is, smaller clips in the corners. i plan on just leaving them out. still havent stuck the buytl/urathane on that roofing cement to check for a bond. they are coming to put the glass back in friday. i want to repaint the dash and the pillars before hand

[ May 28, 2003: Message edited by: bullheimer ]
update: never got around to trying the different adhesives over the "tar" (glue). sorry. they came and put in the glass while i was at work, dont know what they did, but it's down and looks great. i think they just left everything as i had it (corner clips removed). sit's nice and low like all the rest of the moulding :p

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