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Good evening. I'm in the process of replacing my passenger window that was shot out. I have everything I need to get the job done but I'm stuck at this point.

The window I got from the junk yard has the track/rail still riveted to the glass. And the old track/rail from the broken window is still attached to the regulator inside my door.

My question is, how in the world am I going to get the old rail off to pop the new one on? Do I need to take the whole regulator out or is there a way to do this without taking it out?

Thank you.
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I replaced the driver side door and window. I had to drill out the rivets to free the glass and used bolts to reinstall the glass. Ford may sell the rivets but short bolts and locktite work well.
 

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Should be able to do it. On my Chevy, I merely had to loosen the bolts that hold the window assembly to the 'lifting frame', or whatever you call it. The piece of plastic riveted to the window stays with the window.
I just loosened the bolts that held the window to the motor assy (with the window in the down, or partially down position) and then lifted the glass out the top.
 

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I replaced the driver side door and window. I had to drill out the rivets to free the glass and used bolts to reinstall the glass. Ford may sell the rivets but short bolts and locktite work well.
Ok. So it's not possible to just pop the old rail off the regulator and somehow snap the other on while still attached to the glass?
 

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Should be able to do it. On my Chevy, I merely had to loosen the bolts that hold the window assembly to the 'lifting frame', or whatever you call it. The piece of plastic riveted to the window stays with the window.
I just loosened the bolts that held the window to the motor assy (with the window in the down, or partially down position) and then lifted the glass out the top.

I think I get what you're saying. I wish we could upload short videos so I can show what I'm talking about. Thank you for your help though.
 
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