Mustang Glass Removal

C5ZZ-65423A26-B_thumbThe disassembly strategy continues with removing the Mustang glass from this 1967 Ford Mustang. I could have removed the door glass from the Mustang when I was tearing down the interior but I wanted to make removing the glass a separate task so I could group the mechanical door parts together.

Removing the Windshield and Rear window

I started by removing the window moldings from the windshield and rear window. The molding is secured to the body by a molding retailer clip, and require a molding remover to release the molding from the clip.

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Once the molding has been removed can cut away the window gasket so the glass can be removed. I utility knife works well to cut off the outer part of the seal.

 

 

 

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Remove the window seal and clean up the opening. Sometimes this can be a messy task so be prepared to get sticky fingers.

 

 

Removing the Door Glass and Vent Window

Before you can remove the window glass you need to remove the vent window and you should also remove the window regulator. See “How To Replace a Classic Mustang Window Regulator” for additional information.

Remove the window regulator and then remove the window channel strips (the felt and rubber strips at the top of the door), I used a flat screw drive to remove them.

Remove the set nuts from the vent window adjuster bolts and then turn the adjuster until it is all the way out of the vent window frame. Remove the two vent window frame bolts and pull the vent window out.

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To remove the door glass I removed the door to window seal and removed the bolt that holds the rear window track in place. The rear window track also has an adjuster screw on it that need to be turned to remove it from the track.

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With all of the other parts removed or unbolted the window can no be lifted out of the door. This requires a couple of maneuvers so you can slide the rear track off of the window while you lift the window out.


Watch this slide show to see all of the photos taken during glass removal

2 thoughts on “Mustang Glass Removal

  1. I don’t have a website.
    I have a 67 in progress. Your site is very informative and helpful.
    Thank You
    Charles Moore — January 3, 2010 2:52 PM

    charlesmoore@motorola.com   [Delete Comment] I have a 67 in progress. Thank you for the great info!
    Jim Lang — June 23, 2012 11:55 AM

    jlang@pendercoward.com   [Delete Comment] i have a 73 mach 1 and a 63 1/2 galaxie i need a little help replacing a door glass on the galaxie.i didn’t want to take apart more than i need to.
    ron — July 14, 2012 5:14 PM

    I also have a 67 coupe it had a vynal top so i have wholes on both sides where the seams came toughter any suggestions on how to repair it I don’t want to put another vynal top back on it
    Jon — January 2, 2013 6:22 AM

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