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Broken Rear 1/4 Window Mount And Unknown Part

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#1 Ghostrider


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 12:55 AM

Hi all, so went to put my window back in today and this happened;



Does anyone know how to get the glass out of the frame to attempt to repair it?


Also I have come across another part that i have no idea where it goes, it came out with the engine box so i assume it has something to do with that department;



any help would be most appreciated.



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Posted 12 August 2018 - 06:12 AM

hi could be a lot easier to get another 1/4 as that will b a mare to sort out unfortunately age and rust has got to it


other pic looks like a cable retaining clip and bolt that holds it look for a hole that needs a bolt  "came out with engine box" can you clarify

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 07:23 AM

I could be wrong, but isn't that the "bracket" and bolt to hold the oil pressure line in place that goes to the gauge? It gets secured onto the block.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 08:44 AM

With regards to the window. Isn't there 2 small flat heads that hold the frame together? Could you not un-do them, remove the frame and repair the bracket? Failing that not sure on the price of new frames or 2nd hand windows?

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 09:23 AM

New frames were something like £150, if they're still available. It's the sort of part that usually outlasts the car, but will most likely have tinted glass if you find 2nd hand. As Matt says, the frame can be unscrewed to swap glass. It shouldn't be hard to make a replacement hinge, but durability might not be as good unless you can find the right grade of stainless.

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 09:45 AM

If you need to buy a replacement window it would be worth messaging minijosh on here as he may have them.

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 11:00 AM

The best bet is a good 2nd hand one, the frames are obsolete and the hinge is the weak point.


Not sure stainless would be a good hinge as it brittle hardens with bending, but would not corrode.

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Posted 13 August 2018 - 02:45 PM

301 grade would do it. Perhaps something like a paint scraper?

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