[Healeys] 100 Windshield Assembly

Michael Oritt michael.oritt at gmail.com
Sun Dec 31 20:24:39 MST 2017

I have learned the secret from two members (Dave Porter and Perry):  Heat
the rubber piece and stretch the top so as to form an arc where the
windshield frame is radiused.

Best--Michael Oritt

On Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 7:07 PM, Bob Spidell <bspidell at comcast.net> wrote:

> It's been a while since we did ours but, like Michael says it's pretty
> straightforward.  You fit the glazing seal to the glass, the bottom should
> be one-piece and U-shaped, and the top is a separate piece.  We didn't have
> any trouble with the seal we got from Moss; it's wider than you need but
> you trim the excess at a 45-deg angle from the frame pieces to the glass
> (be careful not to score the glass).  The top seal and the top of the 'U'
> should be cut at 45-deg angles to each other at the corners as well.
> I wrote Fourintune (Kay?) to ask for their secret but, for some reason,
> their replies didn't come through and she gave up after a couple tries
> (maybe it's one of those ancient, mythical things that should never be
> revealed).  You could write them and try again, and if you do get a reply
> please let us all know (and I hope we don't all die under mysterious
> circumstances shortly thereafter).
> Happy New Year All!
> Bob
> On 12/31/2017 1:16 PM, Michael Salter wrote:
> It is pretty straight forward Michael however I have had difficulty
> finding the correct thickness of Everseal glazing strip.
> The other trick is to ensure that you replace the series of little wooden
> blocks top and bottom  between the seal and the frame  because if you omit
> them the top bow will never meet the frame in the center.
> Don't ask me how I know :-)
> Michael S
> On Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 1:17 PM, Michael MacLean <rrengineer.mike at att.net>
> wrote:
>> I now have my windscreen pieces re-chromed, a new Triplex piece of glass
>> and the rubber glazing.  Is there any tutorial on how to put the windscreen
>> together correctly, video or otherwise?
>> Mike MacLean
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