Re: Recent windshield gaskets ? ? - Saab Vintage Models Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
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I cut the gasket to length, glued the ends together, fit it around the windshield, pressed in the lockstrip. THEN I installed the windshield as an assembly- glass + gasket + lockstrip.
So yes, install lockstrip before installing the windshield. I'm told that the lockstrip will NOT go in once the windshield is installed.
One caveat- this is true for earlier VSaabs. I understand later VSaabs have a different lockstrip which could possibly require a different installation order. And by later, I think it's after 1971, but don't quote me...
eric in vermont
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