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Bottom windshield moulding issued, 74 Chally

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  1. Dodgeboy

    Dodgeboy Well-Known Member

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    Anybody have any tips on how to get the bottom windshield moulding to sit nice and flush with the windshield? When my wipers park the passenger wiper blade catchs the moulding and hooks on. Driverside is not that bad but could be better. Can i shim the screw side up/ or do you silicone the moulding down? I assume my moulding might be tweeked a bit (don't think the factory did anything special) but don't know how to go about straighting/curving it.
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  2. moparlee

    moparlee Well-Known Member

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    Interesting that you posted this because I have one that fits nice and snug with no gaps, but the one on my other car has that same type of gap. I haven't had both of them off at the same type to look at them side by side to see what the difference is.
     
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    I have heard repop glass may be thinner. So that with urethane sealer may be causing a gap. Don’t know for sure just throwing it out there
     
  4. Dodgeboy

    Dodgeboy Well-Known Member

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    My windsheild is a brand new one that my co-worker hooked me up with. I don't know who/which company made it. I did use the windsheild adhesive "tape" from YearOne when i installed it. I haven't pulled the moulding off yet to check it for straightness. I guess If the glass is thinner then a thicker bead of adhesive should fix the issue.
     
  5. ZippyZoo

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    My 71 came from the factory like that! I tried twisting it, bending it, and finally a bead of silicon adhesive, as noted above, held it.
     
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