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Big Jack



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PostSubject: Best window repair option?   Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:01 pm

Hi guys. I want to tackle the problem of my driver window coming off the tracks.
I know there are 2 repair parts offered:
The factory linear slider (?)


OR

Dorman 74444 roller


Is the Dorman part any better?

Thanks
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lakeffect

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PostSubject: Re: Best window repair option?   Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:37 pm

The Dorman part will work. I used them to replace my sliders. Tim Swink gave me a bunch of them.

If I recall, I may have just snapped them into the rail rather than slide them in from the end.
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PostSubject: Re: Best window repair option?   Thu Sep 22, 2016 2:49 pm

The factory ones are the ones that break, Dorman's are the one's that are used.

Tom
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Rev Bob



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PostSubject: Re: Best window repair option?   Thu Sep 22, 2016 3:18 pm

The rollers are a one time fix. The sliders will break again through the middle hole.
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PostSubject: Re: Best window repair option?   Fri Sep 23, 2016 2:18 am

which ever one you use,. the main thing is to grease the heck out of the track,.then eith slider will last a long time,.
dormans are easier to install,.
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Big Jack



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PostSubject: Re: Best window repair option?   Sat Sep 24, 2016 8:59 pm

phantom 309 wrote:
which ever one you use,. the main thing is to grease the heck out of the track,.then eith slider will last a long time,.
dormans are easier to install,.

I've got it back together & working with Dorman part. Is white grease good for this?
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PostSubject: Re: Best window repair option?   Sat Sep 24, 2016 9:07 pm

white grease is good.
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