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Old 05-27-2003, 02:24 AM   #11
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if you make that panel solid or even opaque you are going to lose visibility
Yeah no doubt, i dont think that would look too good anyways...my whole idea is to make it one big window...like most any other car i love my car, but this is the only thing i cannot stand. any of you know if theres anything under that part of the window that would prevent it from going all the way down? my car is in the shop or else id have taken the panel off and looked for myself by now.
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if you make that panel solid or even opaque you are going to lose visibility
Solid = opaque = you cant see through it
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could have sworn opaque was like glass block, light went though but you couldnt distinguish an image....
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The windows are there because of the placement of the side mirrors. They are set away from the front of the door so they are closer to the driver. If you try and put a full window in there the side mirrors are going to be sticking out in the middle of the window. Also you will have to put a stronger motor in the door because you are going to have to add a couple lbs of glass to do what you want.
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Ya I know I always have a to but in. I have the same beef and have since I bought my Bonneville from my friend. I have a solution worked out but it has not been completed yet. Ití* easy to solve but it is labor intensive.

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Ya I know I always have a to but in. I have the same beef and have since I bought my Bonneville from my friend. I have a solution worked out but it has not been completed yet. Ití* easy to solve but it is labor intensive.

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What type of solution are we talking about here? and when you say "labor intensive" what is involved in this?
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You would have to modify the whole door. Like gut it and find a track that would move your new window and fit in your door. Also you have have to have a piece of glass cut with the right width and shape. you would need to take out the seperator and modi it to accept a window. Even after all of this your window would prolly not seat right and would prolly leak.
This = more trouble then its worth.
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I donít like to tease but I canít really share at this time. All I can say is its not quite as hard as some have explained.

The only hint I can give is, you need it to be strong as well considering the pillar actually has a function.

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i'm not to concerned with the front windows as much as i am with the back. how can i get the rear window to roll down all the way or at least 4-6 inches more.
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i'm not to concerned with the front windows as much as i am with the back. how can i get the rear window to roll down all the way or at least 4-6 inches more.
If you take the panel off you could tell easily if you could make it go lower or not, like with other cars that ive seen....some have somthing in the way preventing you from rolling it down all the way for child safety issues or somthing like that. Anybody else know if it is possible to roll the rear windows all the way down??
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