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Old 08-28-2014, 12:52 AM
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Anyone ever thought of fabbing up some triangle vent windows for a 2nd gen? I think that would be the sweetest mod especially that I have never even heard of anyone attempting this. I love windows down driving and riding in my old 87 you just couldnt beat the wind directing you could do with those guys.
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:49 AM
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I always liked them on the cars I owned that had them...... Finding something that would fit, or fabbing some up would be a real undertaking though.

We want pics of the process.
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Old 08-28-2014, 10:51 AM
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You're talking Vent Wing Windows.

No thanks.
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Old 08-28-2014, 01:26 PM
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"Smokers Windows" For those who think AC is for wusses...lol.

Anything is possible, just depends on how much time and/or money you are will to put into it.
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Old 08-28-2014, 01:33 PM
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Anyone ever thought of fabbing up some triangle vent windows for a 2nd gen? I think that would be the sweetest mod especially that I have never even heard of anyone attempting this. I love windows down driving and riding in my old 87 you just couldnt beat the wind directing you could do with those guys.
Why?? Stick your hand out and direct the wind into your face.....much cheaper.
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Old 08-28-2014, 05:20 PM
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those were too easy to slim jim on my old dodge
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Old 08-28-2014, 06:09 PM
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I'm sure you COULD do it. You would have to fab up a frame to put in the door and cut the window pane to size. not sure how that would affect the lowering and raising of the window.

Then cut the triangle glass and find a a way to mount it without leaking and mount a locking system into the frame you put in the window opening.
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Old 09-01-2014, 03:57 PM
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I think the hard part would be cutting the glass. I've never had good luck cutting tempered glass. As long as you got the frame to make a tight fit it shouldn't effect rolling down the window. It would be a real undertaking with all the fab this would require
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Where I work we sell a kit, right down to the glass, for DELETING the vent window on trucks...

http://www.ecklerstrucks.com/chevy-t...1973-1987.html

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I think the hard part would be cutting the glass. I've never had good luck cutting tempered glass. As long as you got the frame to make a tight fit it shouldn't effect rolling down the window. It would be a real undertaking with all the fab this would require
You would have to untemper it to cut it properly. Once a cutter touches it it will shatter. Ask me how I know LOL. Tried to cut a one inch thick piece and as soon as I ran the cutter down it it shattered. Was for a window on a deck.You cant reverse the process either IIRC. This would be a cool mod though IMO.
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