WC-54 Windshield frame outer seal

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WC-54 Windshield frame outer seal

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I'm ready to install the outer seal on the windshield frame on my WC-54. Does the smooth side of the seal go to the inside or the outside? Should I use adhesive or just lock it into the channel?
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Re: WC-54 Windshield frame outer seal

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It will taper one way so it will only look right installed that way. I just glue them in with the screen on the vehicle, and pull the screen almost shut to hold it in place till the glue sets.

There is a small pressed ridge on the face of the cowl and the seal should go right up to that. Normally a seal that is in good condition and leaking is on a badly-adjusted screen - too high, too low, not centred side to side, or too far "in" or "out" of the vehicle.
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Re: WC-54 Windshield frame outer seal

Post by Wc-51OHA »

Thank you
Don Shupe
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1943 WC-54
194? wood body 1-ton trailer