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Got a bit done this week, tackled a few jobs I've been waiting for warm weather to do.

First up was to replace the hardboard panels behind the lounge seat backs with new white faced stuff, I used sealant to fix them rather than screws, looks much betterer, Yesterday persisted down ALL day, so it was a good thing I chose the day before to tackle the sealing strip on the roof and re-mastic it, and today, (still at it) I'm doing the nearside top side luton window as I think it must have caught a branch or something, had I know how bad it was I would have attended to it sooner, fortunately the rubber weather strip did it's job and so no leaks, but once I had the pane out of the way the hinge bar almost fell off, all 5 screws were less than finger tight, so I've drilled 6 new holes in it, I'll use the old holes for location, then drill new holes in the body, fortunately I still have loads of very expensive mastic on a roll, so I've employed that to recreate what Autocruise, Pictures later.

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We've just been out, and as we were approaching our drive I looked down our neighbours drive, and I saw the window from the opposite side of the van on their drive, OH Fudge,

I thought, anyway I parked up and wandered over to see how bad it was, the outer pane has separated from the inner pane, which of course has all the fastening gear on it, unfortunately it didn't come off in its entirety so the in ner is in two pieces now, off up to Been & Queued for some super glue and activator in a mo.


The two part hinge has suffered damage too but I can bash that into shape, well pissed off though as I had left it open, meaning to do the same job as in the OP.

Will take and post pictures for anyone bored enough to be interested in my hen ups.


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Pictures, not that clear as I used to old towel to prevent further scratching, and have a more stable surface to work on, hopefully this simple fix will work, once the pressure of the catches is on it.

I also have done half of the repair on the rod which holds it open, I found a metre of plastic pipe at B&Q wich was a shade too tight, so a drop of heat and the short length seem to be quite secure inside it, a little super glue won't hurt either.
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Good stuff, Kev, and looks and sounds as if it''l work. Welcome to the bodgers' club - that's an accolade, not an insult, BTW.

Edit - typos, it's that bloody voddy's fault, not my stupid fingers. 
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Looks a good fix hope it works out ok .[thumb]
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This is the van end of the opening strut half repaired, I'll do the other part once the window is back in later today.

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This is the van side of the hinge with the old screws in to position it, with new mastic, you can see the new countersunk holes for extra screws.
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And with the new screws making it mega secure.

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Well it's back on but bodge doesn't cover it, it's okay so long as you don't look at it, it will keep the rain out and let light in, but the vapour off the super glue has made it all cloudy.
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Must look like a loo window, that's the trouble with superglue and spray
it can effect things. Still its done so you have a window in place again.
Bright side ya wont see when its dirty. lol.

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