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    Posted: 20 Apr 2019 at 9:05am
I've read two ways of installing a window in the door.  I am going to tackle this project but am really curious as the best method.  Should I do it while the door is attached?? or, take off the door??  Comments welcomed!  ---179 model
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Hi there:

I'm dying to do this please let us know how it goes.
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I removed the door, much easier to lay out and cut out area for window. Got window from Vintage Technologies.
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I put mine in while the door was mounted.  It wasn't hard, but it would have been easier taking the door off.  
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Post Options Post Options   Quote GlueGuy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Apr 2019 at 12:30pm
We have not done this yet, but for the minor amount of work involved, I would probably remove the door to make it easier.
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+1 on removing the door. Make sure you have help though to hold it. I did it by myself and ended up scratching the fender trying to put the door back on. 
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And in Nevada, do it in the early morning before the wind picks up.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Pod People Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 20 Apr 2019 at 7:52pm
I removed the door and placed it on saw horses. hat worked perfectly. Put tape on both sides of the door  where it will be cut. Measure twice, cut once.
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i did mine with the door attached.  Get someone to help hold door for cutting and window placement.  no problem. 
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Originally posted by mcarter

I removed the door, much easier to lay out and cut out area for window. Got window from Vintage Technologies.


Do you hire this to remove or replace the new one?
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