Windows F32 Clean View

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Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Away » Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:44 am

A few posts earlier that seemed to confuse members about what I was attempting to accomplish.
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Clean. Clear view.
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Original look
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Removal of Chrome window pulls
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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by prowlersfish » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:34 am

Won't that leave a gap and a lot of drafts ?
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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Away » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:26 am

What your not seeing is the 1/4" wide piece of weather stripping on 2 of the windows (look close) ran out for the last window in the image.

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by captainmaniac » Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:31 pm

So how are you 'locking' them closed now? Are you using the old slide clip but just glass on glass - and doesn't that mess with your weatherstripping?

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Away » Sun Jul 21, 2019 1:33 pm

Yes, and no it doesn't.

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Fossil » Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:38 pm

Looks good! I want to tint my windows and get rid of the chrome. I had planned on trying to paint them black as I want a cleaner look as well. I may have to give this a try.

Was it hard to remove chrome? Would it be reusable if things go south?

Thank you.

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Away » Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:10 pm

I used a heat gun. If your interested call me and I will explain the process I went through. Ken 289 404 4252.

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Fossil » Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:48 pm

Thanks for the offer, Ken. I'll probably wait until I'm closer to tackling the project, or at least at the boat before I call.

This is a great forum; always learn something.

Thanks again.

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Away » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:54 pm

When your ready, I'm here.

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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by mikeandanne » Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:13 am

Away,did you not have any screens on yours ? How do you open or close those side windows now.
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Re: Windows F32 Clean View

Post by Away » Sat Aug 03, 2019 11:07 pm

Have the screens and the tracks. The tracks are in place, loose, the screens are stored behind the side panels. If required takes two minutes to install all four screens. Easy peasy.

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