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Old September 14th, 2014, 12:06 AM
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Question Chasing water leaks

So it's time to put my new headliner in but the alpine windows leak when it rains. The seals were brand new when I did the rebuild a few years ago and I used the proper tool to install the locking strip. I installed the seal with the joint at the top, which is where it leaks. Will putting the joint on the bottom eliminate this? Any ideas are appreciated.
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Old September 14th, 2014, 07:42 AM
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I also replaced the window rubber when I restored the top to my 94, but as you mentioned, I put the joint on the bottom of the window rather than the top. That way gravity is not working against you. I have had mine in for over a year with no leaks. Sorry, seems like a lot of rework.
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Both my trucks have seals at the bottom.
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Makes sense. I don't remember why I put the joint on the top or if I even thought about it. I guess I'll flip it to the bottom and see if that solves it.
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