Whether you’ve just bought your classic car or you’ve driven it a few decades sooner or later you’re going to need to remove or replace the door glass. Older classics with side safety glass are also prone to “fogging” around the edges as the glass delaminates from the safety plastic sheet, forcing owners to replace the glass even though it isn’t broken. The first time you try to go through the process of door glass removal on most cars and trucks you’ll often reach a point where you scratch your head and wonder, “How does that come out?” Mark Simpson takes the mystery out of the process and takes us step-by-step through removing the door panel, vent window and ultimately removing the door glass. Following the right steps when completing door glass removal makes short work of this task and ensures nothing gets damaged along the way.
Brent Ackley teaches you how to install door glass, a window regulator, a vent window and a vent window regulator into the car door of a 1956 Chevrolet 150. He walks you step by step through the simple process, demonstrating each of the essential classic car maintenance tips and techniques you’ll utilize. It’s as easy…Watch Now >>
In the second phase of the cleanout process, Craig and Aaron Hopkins remove the windshield from a 1967 Chevy Chevelle. They teach you how to properly disengage the trim clips so as not to destroy the molding, and they use a reversible, double-bladed glass removal tool to slowly and carefully pry the windshield out of…Watch Now >>
There is a certain procedure to follow when you set the side glass in the car. The factory assembly manual helps a lot. Learn tips as you watch Craig Hopkins set the car side glass. He also demonstrates the installation of the door panel, armrest, door handle and window crank. Lastly, he installs the sill plate.…Watch Now >>