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I used to do auto accessories years ago and we did rear windows in that style of truck. The original is glued in. You first have to cut it out using an L shaped knife blade. (get in between the metal and glass). Cut around the the window and remove it. Now you have to take a scraper blade and get the rest of the rubberized glue off the metal.

Depending on what after market sliding window you are going to use, you have to prepare the the truck for mounting. We used the style with the rubber seal, like the pre-88 chevy's. There are some that use a glue like the originals, but they are not as reliable and can fall out unless professionally installed.

If you use the window with the rubber seal, you can do it yourself, but will need some help with installation. After the metal edge is cleaned off, you will need to bend the lip out slightly, all the way around. Put the seal on the window according to the directions. You will need a piece of rope, nylon marine grade 3/8 rope should work. Soak it with a slick liquid, like Armour All or something similar.

Start in the bottom center of the window and put the rope in the groove in the seal. Go all the way around until you meet the other end at the bottom center.

Here is where you need your helper. Position the window in the truck. Put the bottom groove over the metal lip. Start pulling one end of the rope out while your helper pushes on the window from the outside. The rope while being pulled out will pull the seal over the metal lip. Corners are the trickiest, make sure your helper is pushing extra hard on the corners. Watch and make sure the seal is going over the metal lip all the way around. Continue pulling the rope out until it is completely out and you are done.

Most after market rear sliders will come with directions that explain more clearly and have diagrams, but hope this helps.

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I used to do auto accessories years ago and we did rear windows in that style of truck.  The original is glued in.  You first have to cut it out using an L shaped knife blade.  (get in between the metal and glass).  Cut around the the window and remove it.  Now you have to take a scraper blade and get the rest of the rubberized glue off the metal. 

Depending on what after market sliding window you are going to use, you have to prepare the the truck for mounting.  We used the style with the rubber seal, like the pre-88 chevy's.  There are some that use a glue like the originals, but they are not as reliable and can fall out unless professionally installed. 

If you use the window with the rubber seal, you can do it yourself, but will need some help with installation.  After the metal edge is cleaned off, you will need to bend the lip out slightly, all the way around.  Put the seal on the window according to the directions.  You will need a piece of rope, nylon marine grade 3/8 rope should work.  Soak it with a slick liquid, like Armour All or something similar. 

Start in the bottom center of the window and put the rope in the groove in the seal.  Go all the way around until you meet the other end at the bottom center.

Here is where you need your helper.  Position the window in the truck.  Put the bottom groove over the metal lip.  Start pulling one end of the rope out while your helper pushes on the window from the outside.  The rope while being pulled out will pull the seal over the metal lip.  Corners are the trickiest, make sure your helper is pushing extra hard on the corners.  Watch and make sure the seal is going over the metal lip all the way around.  Continue pulling the rope out until it is completely out and you are done. 

Most after market rear sliders will come with directions that explain more clearly and have diagrams, but hope this helps.

 

 

 

 

Thanks for the reply that shud help me alot the slider window i am going to install is being removed from a 88 or 89 chevy pick up which I will if all goes will install it into my 1993.

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