MOTOR TRUCK SERVICE MANUAL
BODIES AND CABS
If the glass is not damaged and it is desired to
cord has traveled around the glass to within
replace the weatherseal only, it is advisable first to cut
approximately 10" of completing the drawing operation.
away the portion of the weatherseal which is moulded
around the flange in the cab.
The operation of cutting away the rear window
weatherseal will allow easier removal of the window and
lessen the possibility of breaking or cracking the glass
When replacing the window glass, the flange at the
window glass opening in the cab must be cleaned before
installing a new glass.
NOTE: To assist in installing the rear
window glass, coat the weatherseal with
a soap s olution.
CAB REAR WINDOW GLASS INSTALLATION
Procedure for installing rear window glass is as
1. Carefully place the moulded weatherseal around
the edge of the glass.
2. Place a chalk line cord in the weatherseal flange
channel, working the cord into the channel
around the full length of the weatherseal. Be
careful to keep the cord straight and free of
kinks. Fig. 31.
3. With an assistant carefully place the window
glass, with weatherseal attached, in position in
the cab opening. The illustration shows the cord
used for installing the glass terminating at the
top of the glass. The cord may be installed with
the ends at the bottom of the glass, Fig. 32.
4. With one man working outside the cab and the
other serving to press the glass outward and to
steady the glass from the inside, grasp the end
of the cord (either end of the cord) as shown in
5. Carefully draw the cord from the flange channel
in the weatherseal, bringing the lip of the channel
over the cab flange. Draw the cord out of the
weatherseal until the