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Unhappy Replacing front window of 1987 BMW 325E need tips on install new glass.

Anyone,
Have removed cracked old front window but need to know how to install new glass into rubber seal without braking it?
Any clues?
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Replacing front and rear window of 1987 BMW 325E need tips on install new glass.


Job finished with vaseline help,
This process worked for me. I took my time and was careful not to overstress the window or rubber seal.
1.) Apply vaseline inside the rubber window seat groove. This will help if you have to slide the window in position to start.
2.) Seat the window as much as you can. Tape a thin plastic strap to the end of a flat head screwdriver. Use this to push the rubber seal from the car inside around the window. Push until the seal edge overlapps the outside window edge.
Note: Take your time and only do a half inch area at a time.
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Or I just sit back and watch a professional glass guy do it for me I HATE dealing with auto glass. I know how to do it, but Id rather have some professional do it.
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