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4thgenceli
07-16-2013, 04:06 AM
Anybody have experience doing this? Is it as bitchy as a windshield?

I'm finding conflicting information on this. Some people say there's a urethane that needs to be removed, others say it's just a rubber gasket that you pull out and put a new one in.

It's on a 2003 Ram 2500 single cab, solid glass (non-slider) non-heated window.

Nitro_Alltrac
07-16-2013, 04:06 PM
Tim I'm not sure on the newer trucks but on the old ones, 70's to late '80's, it wasn't that bad. They had the gasket. Dad had rear sliders put in a couple of his trucks and it was a pretty simple job. Much easier than a windshield. If it is urethaned in though, it could be a SOB.

OK, it just did a quick Ebay search and this one says it's a a urethane bond.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2002-2008-Dodge-ram-sliding-rear-window-back-glass-slider-1500-2500-3500-dark-/261244371851#ht_750wt_1241

If that's the case, it shouldn't be as bad as windshield but it will still suck to cut the urethane.

4thgenceli
07-16-2013, 04:23 PM
Yeah that's what I was finding as well. I can get a shop to install it for $100 that my insurance suggested. I'm going to take the truck & glass there tomorrow morning and have them install it for me. I don't have time until this weekend to get to it and I'd rather get it done sooner rather than later due to the impending monsoons coming in.

Danke Mike.

Nitro_Alltrac
07-16-2013, 08:15 PM
No problem Tim.

Murgatroy
07-16-2013, 09:14 PM
I have found clear packing tape to be the most cost efficient and easiest window replacement.