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  • Windshield, quarter glass and back glass removal and replacement instructions
    On this vehicle, the bottom of the back glass was touching the pinchweld on the driver's side. Removal will be difficult if your goal is to salvage the part. 
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    Five years ago, GTS Services LLC, Portland, Ore., made a strategic decision to invest in its products and services to meet the needs of the contract glazing market; the end result is the GTS GlasPacLX Glazier Edition with Microsoft Dynamics GP. The software provides contract glaziers with the traditional construction management capabilities required to manage the business, merged with industry-...
  • Windshield removal and replacement instructions
    The top exposed edge of the windshield is close to the pinchweld wall, which is susceptible to damage during windshield removal. Before cutout, apply several layers of tape to the pinchweld wall to protect the painted surface. The top edge is so close to the pinchweld that damage might be unavoidable; however, if you have a second technician on hand, use the following procedure: Cut the...
  • Windshield removal and replacement instructions
    The three push-in retainers on the leading edge of the cowl panel on this vehicle bite very aggressively and may break if care is not taken. From the underside of the retainer, push up on the black center portion while simultaneously prying up with a tack puller on the top of the retainer. Make sure to apply even pressure to release the retainer.
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
    When removing the rearview mirror on this vehicle, note that disconnection of the wiring harness might require re-calibration of the mirror accessories' electronic memory.
  • High unemployment rate is both a blessing and a curse for employers
    With the unemployment rate at 9.7 percent at press time—and the construction unemployment rate at 20.1 percent, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, Arlington, Va. —glass companies have a large number of candidates to choose from. This can be a blessing and a curse.
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
    The back glass edge on this vehicle is entirely exposed. The top and sides appear to be far enough away from the wall of the pinchweld to allow for cutout using a cold knife, but the bottom is very tight.
  • Windshield and back glass removal and replacement instructions
    All sides of the back glass are exposed, with an underside PAAS-like molding on the bottom only that will come attached to the new glass. If you scratch the vehicle body during cutout, outside of the bonding area, take care not to prime where it will be visible. It might be necessary to use touch-up paint instead of pinchweld primer.
  • This free, PDF download includes glass removal and replacement instructions for the 1964-1966 Chevrolet pick-up truck.
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