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chopped F-1 pickup windshield rubber?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by fleet-master, Apr 16, 2013.

  1. fleet-master
    Joined: Sep 29, 2010
    Posts: 1,774


    I'm about to chop my F-1 ,just wondering if you guys have any ideas on which rubber seal works best. Any help appreciated. Pics would be awesome!:) PB
  2. stock gasket always best unless you are thinking flush set or something
  3. pasadenahotrod
    Joined: Feb 13, 2007
    Posts: 11,776

    from Texas

  4. 48 Chubby
    Joined: Apr 29, 2008
    Posts: 1,014

    48 Chubby
    Member Emeritus

    Stock gasket. Plus a new razor blade. Use plenty of care and take your time.

  5. limp
    Joined: Jun 18, 2007
    Posts: 122


    I used all stock gaskets when I did mine. As stated before have a sharp razor blade ready and take your time.

  6. atomickustom
    Joined: Aug 30, 2005
    Posts: 3,391


    You just cut the stock rubber to fit the new windshield and super-glue it back together.
  7. Kevin Lee
    Joined: Nov 12, 2001
    Posts: 7,438

    Kevin Lee
    Super Moderator
    Staff Member

    Would the best plan be to cut it a bit long and force into place to account for any shrinking that may occur?

    Or cut a bit short, glue together and stretch?

    I would think it makes the most sense to put the seam at the bottom?
  8. supervert
    Joined: Mar 8, 2009
    Posts: 433


    I would do it a bit long, rubber is going to shrink
  9. My glass guy did a "flush fit" I'm really happy with it. $200 installed including glass.


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