Author Topic: Boot lid window removal.  (Read 2447 times)

Offline AdzCM

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Boot lid window removal.
« on: October 24, 2015, 03:13:19 pm »
How would you go about removing the boot lid window? Lots of rust at the bottom of the window. So I taking it out to sort it.

Any ideas?

Thanks

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Re: Boot lid window removal.
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2015, 03:39:45 pm »
it's bonded in so a bit of a bugger.  Might be worth ringing some local mobile windscreen fitting people and see how much they'd want to do it.

I tried it with a hack saw blade once, it wasn't happening!  The glue stuff just stuck back together behind the blade.

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Re: Boot lid window removal.
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2015, 05:42:48 pm »
That bad huh? Thanks for that hayesey, i was told something similar. Will try to get someone to do it.


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Re: Boot lid window removal.
« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2015, 10:39:48 am »
I used a thin piece of wire wrapped around two wooden handles. Bit of a nightmare of a job, but the bootlid was scrap (I just wanted the glass).


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Re: Boot lid window removal.
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2015, 12:43:00 pm »
other way round for me (I wanted the metal but not the glass) so I got fed up and put a brick through it.

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Re: Boot lid window removal.
« Reply #5 on: December 20, 2015, 04:50:59 pm »
Lmao at the brick idea. Would have done the same.

I ended up using a steak knife and heated it a bit with a blowtorch (not too much) which worked well.

It must have been out before because I was cutting through tigerseal. Don't know what is meant to be there standard.