Mud in my Veins
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Memphis, TN
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Re: side vent window replacement
I don't think it'll work (for the exact reasons BRONCOMANIA listed), but it's easy to salvage a good rubber seal from a trashed frame. The latch is the same from '80-96.
It's even easier to fix your frame, though. [img]images/graemlins/ooo.gif[/img] Pull the vent window from the door & bend the U-strap at the bottom to the outboard side. This will move the pivot shaft outboard, pressing the window harder against the seal. [img]images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img] If the top pivot rivet is wallowed out, drill it out & put a new rivet or bolt in it.
If you find a decent '87-91 vent window assembly at a reasonable price, buy it and pull the plastic spacer strip from the channel so your door glass will fit. Your door weatherbelts won't, but they're probably dry-rotted anyway, so just trim them down a little or get some '87-96 weatherbelts. You'll have to drill new holes in the door panel, though, for the clips.