Still waiting on back ordered Holley oil pan, this has me stalled with driveline progress. Headers and trans cross member are ready to go. Hope to have motor and trans in the car in the next 2-3 weeks.
There is a lot of debate about how the windshield and back window go in these cars, tape kit vs urethane. Urethane is the right way and it thought I would share some of that here, I installed the windshield today.
The windshield I used came from a local glass shop and is China made and the brand is Guardian, $132. The window fit very well and one notable difference is that it's a lot thinner than an original, .100". Original was .288". I had an original but it was damaged while getting it prepped.
There is a glass shop in Scranton, Pa called First Class Auto Glass. The gentleman there puts together the needed supplies to do both front and rear glass. One thing that is special is the urethane tape dam. This stuff is hard to find without having to buy an entire case. He supplies the dam, urethane, pinch weld primer, blocks, scotch brite, brushes, & instructions.
Window w/ dam before urethane:
Scuff and apply pinch weld primer:
Shoot a high 'V' bead of urethane outside the dam.
Make some marks to align the window, you have to go in perfectly straight:
After you have it in, you will 'spoon' the urethane in under the window. Your just making sure that you have a good seal all the way around.
Up close of what it looks like:
Finished product with trim: