Ford Mustang (1999-2004) Service Manual: Installation

1. Overlay the new rear window glass assembly over the old rear window glass assembly and transpose the markings with a grease pencil.

2. Center the V-notch on the new rear window glass assembly to the center mark on the top of the number four bow.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

3. Align the rear window glass assembly to the top groove of the number four bow and staple the entire length.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

4. Starting at the center of the lower rear tacking strip, align the top edge of the rear belt to the reference line and staple.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

5. Repeat the procedure for both rear tacking strip sides.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

6. Position and staple the water diverter.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

7. If necessary, align the elastic straps with the edge of the rear window glass assembly and staple in place.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

8. Align the center line mark on the cover assembly to the V-notch on the rear window glass assembly and staple the entire length.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

9. Align the top edge of the quarter tacking strip to the reference line on the convertible top cover and staple.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

10. Install the tacking strips over the body studs.

11. Tighten the tacking strip nuts.

Convertible Top Assembly - Rear Window Glass

12. Install the well sling.

13. If necessary, connect the rear defroster connectors.

    Removal
    1. Remove the rear defrost connectors if necessary. 2. Remove the nuts retaining the well sling and convertible top tacking strips. 3. Remove the three tacking strips. 4. Mark the top of the ...

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