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Old 04-14-2019, 02:59 PM   #1
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Rear windows question

Me and my wife have a 2000 Chevy collins short bus that we are in the process of demoing. It is moving along nicely but we come to the back interior wall around the windows and are now sure what to do. It seems that the windows are installed from the inside and if we want to remove the panel around then we would first need to take the windows out.

So we are wondering if anyone else has run into this particular problem and what they have done? Is this something that is on all skoolie buses or is it unique to our bus?

Thank you for your time
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Old 09-20-2019, 01:26 AM   #2
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Me and my wife have a 2000 Chevy collins short bus that we are in the process of demoing. It is moving along nicely but we come to the back interior wall around the windows and are now sure what to do. It seems that the windows are installed from the inside and if we want to remove the panel around then we would first need to take the windows out.

So we are wondering if anyone else has run into this particular problem and what they have done? Is this something that is on all skoolie buses or is it unique to our bus?

Thank you for your time
Hey Mcgeekin, I too ran into this issue. I will be demoing my back wall shortly and ill try to keep you updated with what route I go. Follow my build thread encase I forget to respond here!
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Yup. Its very simple to do and a GREAT time to reseal the windows using butyl tape.


Remove the screws from the interior trim ring while someone holds from the outside just in case the sealant doesn't hold. If the sealant holds, you don't have to remove the window just yet. You can go on and make your interior panels, re-insulate, etc. without removing the window. I would definitely remove them afterwards though and re-seal.



Once the interior trim ring is removed, remove the window from the outside. After you do what you want to do, clean up the lip on the window. Install new butyl tape. Clean the metal around the window opening. Reinstall the window. Hold from the outside and re-install the trim ring on the inside.


Here are some pictures of me doing all of mine.


http://www.skoolie.net/forums/f27/93...d-18500-4.html
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