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Thanks to two members of the forum, I have found a replacement windshield glass & gaskets for my MKII. Next is to investigate doing it myself. Never done this type of work before, afraid of cracking it.

Is there a video of this process? detailed instructions?

Just looking for as much info as possible before diving in.

Dan
 

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Searched windshield glass replacement and found instruction with pics.
 

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John D,

Thank you for the video. Indeed, does not look too hard, just the prep and making sure the frame is clean and clear inside. And proper support of the glass. Shaped mover's blankets?

My only question is the lubricating fluid. Can the amount of soap be greater, to assure everything slides freely?

I am getting the new windshield this weekend, and then do the change in the near future.

Dan
 

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I put some moving blankets on 2 saw horses and all was fine. Nothing special.

Soap, I was very generous lol. That rubber seal into the frame can be a real PIA. It's just soap so when you're done it just rinses away..
 
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