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86MclarenCapri



Joined: 27 Sep 2015
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Location: Norfolk, VA

PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:45 pm    Post subject: Window alignment 86 Roadster Reply with quote

I replaced the motor a few years ago and pretty much rebuilt the inside of the door. My passenger window is now loose and the motor struggles to roll it up and down. I haven't taken the door panel off, yet, so I don't know exactly what the problem is--and I'm pretty sure I can figure out that issue, but..

the window has always rolled up too much. There was a round stopper on the bottom of the window that would hit something in the door to keep it from rolling too high, but it looked like the stopper was missing something It was as if it needed a PVC tube cover for it?

I did compare the two workings (driver vs passenger) when I replaced the motor, but that has been a few years.

The window workings are stock Capri/Mustang, right? ASC only replaced the glass??
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svo413



Joined: 29 Aug 2004
Posts: 695
Location: San Mateo, California

PostPosted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:49 pm    Post subject: Window Reply with quote

I have not had tp play with the windows much but I seem to recall a white sleeve on the bottom. There are probably pictures here as I have seen them. Likely in a post calling out door differences for replacement.

If you are having trouble with it going up, try greasing the rails. You may just need to replace the motor. I have one than does not like to go up at an idle. Rev the engine and it goes up. Likely more voltage output.

Asc modified the glass, added reinforcement, weatherstripping ends and the pvc stop
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Joined: 26 Mar 2018
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Location: michigan

PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've been doing a lot of window research lately, my guide bushings are bad on my 86 and the previous owner jury rigged them with zip ties :O.

There is information available on window adjustments out there, just buried in links on forums and such.

This is for a convertible (that is what I have) but the window mechanisms can't be that different (or can they, haha):

https://lmr.com/page/how-to-adjust-fox-body-convertible-windows
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86MclarenCapri



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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks--

I called Henry about my issue and he verified that ASC added PVC to the stopper on the windows!? I recall seeing some around the stopper on the driver window, but not on the passenger one. I think I was busy worrying about getting the power windows and locks to work in general.

I need to get back into that door...

I'll take pics this time to help others with this issue.
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