STAGE 87

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“In this assembly session you will continue working on the left door window.

 

Contents


Parts

Materials: The Window Crank is metal – everything else is plastic.

Build


The Left Door Window (II)

Stage 87.1

Fit the Crank Knob to the end of the Window Crank, as shown:

Secure the Crank Knob into place from the other side with one (1) GP screw:

Stage 87.2

Retrieve your Left Door Inner assembly from the previous stage. Fit the post of the Window Crank through this hole of the Left Door Inner:

On the back of the Left Door Inner, fit the Window Cog 1 over the D-shaped end of the Window Crank post, as shown:

Stage 87.3

Fit Window Cog 3 over this post of the Left Door Inner assembly, making sure the notch in the arm of Window Cog 3 is facing up, as shown:

Next, fit Window Cog 2 on the post between these gears making sure it engages with them both, as shown:

Then, secure Window Cog 2 to the Left Door Inner with one (1) BP screw.

The tighter you make these next few screws, the more resistance the window will have to rolling up and down:

Stage 87.4

Fit the Window Regulator Cover Plate over these gears as shown, and secure it into place with four (4) AP screws:

Install one (1) VM screw into the end of the Window Crank post.

This is your friendly reminder to try using 3-in-One Oil on all screws going into metal. I did not install the screw here just yet as I wanted to show how the Window Crank can be misaligned and not pushed far enough through the cog gear. This should be flush to the cover plate before adding the VM screw. You can see the VM screw installed in the photo after this one:

The notch in Window Cog 3 is designed to hit this tab of the Left Inner Door to prevent the window from rolling up too far:

Stage 87.5

Apply a Window Weatherstrip sticker to the upper inside edge of the Left Door Inner, as shown.

The purpose of this sticker is to prevent scratching the window as it is rolled up and down. I applied it to the very top edge of the door, but not above it, so the sticker would not be visible from the outside of the door:

Retrieve your Left Door assembly from the previous stage. In the same way, apply the remaining Window Weatherstrip sticker to the upper inside edge of the Left Door, as shown:

Stage 87.6

Fit the slot of the Glass Left Door Window over the end post of Window Cog 3 and secure it to the post with one (1) BP screw.

This window glass only fits correctly one way. If it doesn’t fit right, flip the part over. Do not over-tighten this screw as the post needs to be able to slide along the slot in the window:

You might want to fully lower the window (using the Window Crank) to make the next step easier:

Stage 87.7

Fit the Left Door Inner to the Left Door, aligning all of the screw holes as shown.

When fitted correctly, the Left Door Inner should sit flush against the Left Door:

Next, secure the rear window guide parts together with one (1) TP screw:

Then, secure the Left Door Inner to the Left Door with six (6) AM screws.

There are three screws at the rear of the door:

And, there are three more screws at the front of the door:

Stage 87.8

You can now test the window lift mechanism by turning the Window Crank.

Make sure the window easily slides up in the channel and does not bind up along the way:

Thoughts


With this stage behind us, our Left Door is now finished! We will mount it to the Body in the next stage.

Next Up


 Stage 88 – Right Door (Outer Panel), Handle, Lock

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