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Unread 10-17-2013, 10:36 AM   #1
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How can I build windows?

Hello,

I'm new to building and would like some pointers. I have a jeep wrangler 2002, it has a hardtop but no windows. I would like to build my own but don't know where to start. What materials should I use?

Thank you!

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Unread 10-17-2013, 12:00 PM   #2
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Tinted plexiglass would work
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Unread 10-17-2013, 05:50 PM   #3
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Would I cut that to size and then frame it in a way that can fit into the frame of the door?
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Unread 10-17-2013, 06:13 PM   #4
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Should already have the openings in the top yes? If so, you'll also need the rubber seal that goes around the glass. One you have that, you can start marking/cutting the plexiglass.

.. or have a glass company install real safety glass.
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Unread 10-17-2013, 07:48 PM   #5
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Should already have the openings in the top yes? If so, you'll also need the rubber seal that goes around the glass. One you have that, you can start marking/cutting the plexiglass.

.. or have a glass company install real safety glass.
Plexi/lexan is great until it turns into a guillotine when it shatters.
Having actual safety glass installed really isn't that bad price wise.
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Unread 11-19-2013, 07:54 AM   #6
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Thanks for all the help guys!
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Unread 12-23-2013, 07:44 PM   #7
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I agree. Go with the real deal. It is safer and holds up longer against scratches.
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