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Caught my first rain storm last night with my new wing. Kind of odd to see air bubbles blowing out between the inside of the windshield and the top of the dash. Looks like I'm tearing it apart Saturday. Any advice?

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Is the dash/widshield matt/seal rightside out? Also is everything nice and snug?

Please let us know what you com up with.

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Mine will do that once in a while. If the wind is right I suspect. It isn't bad and doesn't hurt anything so it doesn't bother me.

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I'm suspecting things are loose cuz the windshield rattles around a lot over 50mph. Previous owner must have not put it back together correctly.

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Pretty simpple to remove and inspect the 4 bolts/screws that hold the windshield on.

If loose it wouldn't be good for windshield to the moving around and possibly cousing 20+ year old plastics to crack from not being tight, just thoughts on this.

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Is the dash/widshield matt/seal rightside out? Also is everything nice and snug?

Please let us know what you com up with.

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Turns out to be nothing major. Screws for the windscreen were a little loose. Thinking about running a bead of sealant between the screen and rubber gasket then gasket to dash.

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Be careful of what type of sealant you use. Some have chemicals that will attack the Plexiglass, might make it milky looking.

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You shouldn't need a sealant. Once you get things where you want them, push the gasket/mattin a bitbefore you tighten the windshield down. That makes a tighter seal.

Using a sealant you run a risk of damagingthe gasket, as well asthe dash board and the windshield.

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