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Unread 09-05-2011, 04:59 AM   #1
bogleparsons
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Replacing inner windshield seal

I have removed the inner windshield seal because I wanted to paint the windshield frame.

After painting I attempted to replace seal, but it seems to big? And doesn't fit snugly.

2 hours of trying later I just drove it to work today with out it.

Is this just a cosmetic thing or do I need it? Anyone have a trick to getting it back in?

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Unread 09-06-2011, 10:48 AM   #2
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Does this help?

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/w...cement-764629/
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Unread 09-06-2011, 11:09 AM   #3
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I don't have one in either. A little water might come in. Mine of it's raining and I'm on the high way I'll see water bubbles on the bottom part of my windshield. No boggy tho
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Unread 09-06-2011, 11:24 AM   #4
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i heard you can put it in the freezer to shrink it a little but i havnt personally tried that
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Unread 09-06-2011, 11:34 AM   #5
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Yea I tried that too.. didn't seem to help a lot.

It seemed like I almost had the size thing worked out too but the seal wasn't snug enough and when i put the windshield back vertical it fell out a bit in the top mid.
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Unread 09-06-2011, 12:26 PM   #6
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It is trim. Get a new piece, it doesn't cost much.

Don't stretch it as you install it.
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