[ROVERNET - UK] SD1 Windshield removal

flynp170 at cablelynx.com flynp170 at cablelynx.com
Tue Mar 20 22:06:35 GMT 2007

Thanks for all the good tips. I went to my local glass place this
afternoon, to borrow the special cutting wire. Now it is no problem for
them to reseal? No longer concerned about braking glass. They told me to
bring car in the AM. We will see! Nick
> On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 01:41:16 -0400
>   Glen Wilson <rovercar at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Nick,
>> Everything Bill has said fits with my experience.
> I would concur with Bill and Glen except on one point.  I
> have always removed the trim and screen together.  My
> experience is that the trim is well stuck to the screen
> and the screen comes out with the trim intact and unbent.
>  The only screens I have broken were from trying to take
> the trim off first.  There are a couple of places where
> the cutting wire (they do make a special wire for this
> purpose.  I have a very long piece and could probably make
> two or three pieces that are plenty long enough for the
> job) hangs up on the metal trim and has to be worked past
> with an ice pic.  The bead type sealant on a roll is good
> stuff and holds quite well.  I have never had the need for
> additional sealant.
> The original factory seal is live rubber that is actually
> vulcanized by the embeded resistance wire after it is in
> place.
> If you break the screen, I do have one spare left.  I have
> broken several in storage.  While they are very strong,
> they seem to be brittle and do not take kindly to being
> stored unsupported or transported loose.  It is indeed
> very important that they not have any contact with the
> body after installation.
> Rovereinstalledly,
> Kent K.
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