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#1 stormtrooper

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 07:32 PM

I'm no expert here, but here's a idiots guide to try and attempt to adjust your windows :beat:


First step - remove door panel
clicky here to remove door panel

The below picture shows the areas where you'll need to adjust
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No.1 Will adjust the window tilt inwards or outwards at the top by the roof seals,
only adjust these if you have to, from experience only adjust slightly, as A, you can
lose the screw and B, adjust too far in and the window won't go up.
Best thing is to adjust in small movements and wind the window up and down to make
sure it works ok.
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No.2 These two bolts will raise or lower the front or back of the window
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No.3 This disc will rotate and will adjust the height of your window
(see below instructions for adjusting this)
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Part 2

Adjusting your window height -

Remove No.1 screw, then loosen the bolt No.2 from behind, do not remove bolt and
leave in place so the disc can rotate (make a note of its original position)
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The disc will pivot around the bolt and will increase or decrease the distance from
the bar highlighted in the second picture.
I needed to raise my window so i had to swing the disc clockwise (to increase the
distance from the bolt to the bar when the window is fully up) , re-tighten the bolt,
then check your window fits better to the seal, once the right position is correct screw
back No.1 screw back into place.
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From experience double check windows shut ok with the door open and when closed from
within the car BEFORE re-fitting the door panels back on - as i found out :blink: :beat:

Good luck :D ...... :drink: :blink:

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:15 PM

Thanks for the great write up, Really nice and clear, I reckon its impossible to fail to understand this. ive saved this to my favorites. Thanks for you time and effort to do this.


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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:15 PM

Great guide yet again mate Imnotworthy

Deffo one for the useful thread collection

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 11:22 PM

Pictures tell a thousand words.

You are fast turning into a Mod Guide God Imnotworthy Imnotworthy Imnotworthy Imnotworthy Imnotworthy

Carry on at this rate and you'll be able to publish a VX220 Haynes Style Manual.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 10:12 AM

excellent piece of work. Thanks for the effort.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 07:27 PM

Thanks a lot for this, it will be really useful when I come to adjust :) thumbsup

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 10:05 PM

thumbsup Great one Stormtrooper, will try this one out prior to get myself a showercap. Windows not tight in the front end as it is now. Seems easy enough and well worth trying.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 10:28 PM

Thanks for all the comments guy's thumbsup

Glad it can be usefull to fellow VX er's ;)

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Posted 06 November 2006 - 10:31 AM

Top man! thumbsup

You're clearly far more useful than a stormtrooper.. ;)

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Posted 06 November 2006 - 11:08 AM

Top man! thumbsup

You're clearly far more useful than a stormtrooper.. ;)



Yeah your right , can't even be bothevvvered to clean my armour ;)
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Posted 06 November 2006 - 02:45 PM


Top man! thumbsup

You're clearly far more useful than a stormtrooper.. ;)



Yeah your right , can't even be bothevvvered to clean my armour ;)
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I forgot to post that Dawn saw you and said you say hi back in the summer at bowood??

I dont have any pics of you yet me and her aint exactly talking anymore :dry:

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Posted 06 November 2006 - 03:04 PM

Best window guide so far thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 01:11 PM

the thread in my adjuster has gone, screw 1 in your pic, i have a temp solution to hold it from falling in or out but can u order the screw and thing it screws into seperately?

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 01:32 PM

the thread in my adjuster has gone, screw 1 in your pic, i have a temp solution to hold it from falling in or out but can u order the screw and thing it screws into seperately?


Are you talking about one of the bottom screws that adjust the tilt of the window ?
I'm not sure if you can order one as a spare, from what i could see it fixes to the
bottom of the window frame, looks tricky :blink:

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Posted 07 November 2006 - 01:36 PM

the threaded bolt thing is ok but the bit it threads into has been de-threaded, it goes into the bottom of the frame but comes out as a single piece if that mekes sense? i might just go take a photo to show u ?

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Posted 09 March 2009 - 04:41 PM

Great guide Imnotworthy

Just fully sorted my drivers door

Move the cam around a few mm's and played with the two adjusting bolts to get the top seal spot on (they don't seem to adjust in any logical order, so just keep playing with them until sorted

It's even cured my rattle :D

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 12:38 PM

I'm no expert here, but here's a idiots guide to try and attempt to adjust your windows :beat:


First step - remove door panel
clicky here to remove door panel

The below picture shows the areas where you'll need to adjust
Posted Image

No.1 Will adjust the window tilt inwards or outwards at the top by the roof seals,
only adjust these if you have to, from experience only adjust slightly, as A, you can
lose the screw and B, adjust too far in and the window won't go up.
Best thing is to adjust in small movements and wind the window up and down to make
sure it works ok.
Posted Image

No.2 These two bolts will raise or lower the front or back of the window
Posted Image

No.3 This disc will rotate and will adjust the height of your window
(see below instructions for adjusting this)
Posted Image



Part 2

Adjusting your window height -

Remove No.1 screw, then loosen the bolt No.2 from behind, do not remove bolt and
leave in place so the disc can rotate (make a note of its original position)
Posted Image

The disc will pivot around the bolt and will increase or decrease the distance from
the bar highlighted in the second picture.
I needed to raise my window so i had to swing the disc clockwise (to increase the
distance from the bolt to the bar when the window is fully up) , re-tighten the bolt,
then check your window fits better to the seal, once the right position is correct screw
back No.1 screw back into place.
Posted Image

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From experience double check windows shut ok with the door open and when closed from
within the car BEFORE re-fitting the door panels back on - as i found out :blink: :beat:

Good luck :D ...... :drink: :blink:

Ive been here about an hour trying to refit the door panels now,everything fine but I STILL CANT put the 2 push in screws in the handle part!!!
Everything will be fine once I get these in...is there a certian way????

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 02:06 PM

Like I posted in your other request: Make sure you pull the screw part completely out of the plug part. Then push in plug part, followed by screw part.

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 07:54 PM

Ive been here about an hour trying to refit the door panels now,everything fine but I STILL CANT put the 2 push in screws in the handle part!!!
Everything will be fine once I get these in...is there a certian way????


Yes... Use a bit of double sided tape!

Mines been fine for the last couple of years and just as 'solid' as the screws, and a hell of a lot easier to remove if it needs to come apart again!

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 07:39 AM

Ive been here about an hour trying to refit the door panels now,everything fine but I STILL CANT put the 2 push in screws in the handle part!!!
Everything will be fine once I get these in...is there a certian way????


Yes... Use a bit of double sided tape!

Mines been fine for the last couple of years and just as 'solid' as the screws, and a hell of a lot easier to remove if it needs to come apart again!

chinky chinky

Excellent idea,I didnt think of using double sided tape. I take it you struggled too then eh?
It is a poxy setup I think. I'll use some tape on my new ones.
Cheers mate.




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