Today I couldn't get to my block that's in the machine shop, so I cleaned the pistons, oil pan, and timing cover for future installation. Then I returned to body shop mode by installing the door glass on both sides of the GT.
Cleaned the driver's side regulator and the smaller roller track:
This is my secret to staying alert during the day:
Started with a practically empty door:
I looked in the shop manual and it really wasn't detailed enough to give step by step installation tips . . . .:
. . . . so I did what I usually do and just winged it.
First I installed the rear track and loosely snugged it in place. Next I fished the door glass into the door. Found it easiest to start the bottom rear of the glass into the front of the door (where the opening is slightly wider) and then shoving it to the rear which then allowed the front of the glass to also enter the opening. I then used a short piece of 1x4" to keep the glass raised during the remainder of the installation. It can be seen in the following photos:
Eventually the 1x4 should be slid toward the rear of the door:
Next I installed the wing window assembly in the front of the door, added the adjusters, and then the 2 bolts that hold the wing assembly into place:
The regulator was then threaded into the door and first bolted here:
and then here:
Next the new plastic rollers were slid into place in the greased window track:
and the regulator was cranked until the pins could be pushed through them:
The 3rd plastic roller was installed on the remaining pin in preparation of installing the small track. Then the small track was slide into place and the nuts installed. All the regulator fasteners were tightened and the 1x4" was removed. Then it was time to do the basic window adjustments.
Again I ignored the book and first aligned the wing window to the roof pillar, making sure the glass could still roll up and down smoothly. Then I rolled the door window up and installed the front window stop:
Note that it is adjustable up and down.
Next I adjusted the rear track to match the roof and the 1/4 window. A few small adjustment was made to the 1/4 window alignment to give good alignment with the door glass:
Then the rear window stop was adjusted.
Finally I installed and adjusted the regulator's stops:
The finished product:
Further adjustments will be made as necessary when the new roof line weatherstripping is installed after paint.
Once satisfied with the driver's side, I repeated the whole shebang on the passenger's side (which is an exact mirror image of the driver's side):
I had about 4 hours in cleaning, greasing, installing, and adjusting both windows.