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thelandmarkgrp
05-10-2012, 09:35 AM
I am looking to restore the windshield frame on my 01 skier. Anyone have any expeirence in that area?

Also, looking for a salvage yard for parts and misc.......????

joyner1020
05-10-2012, 09:59 AM
Just finished a prostar 205 windshield ...
step 1 ... Take the windshield off .
step 2 ... Drill the rivets out holding the windshield frame together
step 3 ... Take the glass out of the frame and mark each peice of the frame so u know where they go
step 4 ... Drop all your frame pieces off at the powdercoat guy and get them powdercoated
step 5 ... Get new rivets to hold the frame together , put the glass back in the frame , rivet it all back together and bolt her back on the boat

Sounds easy when u type it , took me about an hour to remove the windshield in a prostar 205 .. Another 20 minutes or so to break the frame down , and then about 100 bucks at the powdercoat guy to get it all done ..

You can always just mask everything off while the windshield is on the boat and sand it lightly , then spray bomb it with a krylon can , but if u want results and u want it to last more than 2 years go with the powdercoat .... My 2 cents

charrison327
05-10-2012, 01:08 PM
Is there some sort of gasket, seal, rubber... under the frame? I have been wanting to do the same to my 96 190, but I am a little scared to take it off.... That's pretty much the only thing I haven't disassembled.

thelandmarkgrp
05-10-2012, 11:05 PM
Thank you, I appreciate the step method. Any reason not to paint prior to install?

mikeg205
05-10-2012, 11:13 PM
Is there some sort of gasket, seal, rubber... under the frame? I have been wanting to do the same to my 96 190, but I am a little scared to take it off.... That's pretty much the only thing I haven't disassembled.

this is the stuff...

http://www.iboats.com/Windshield-Screw-Cover-Foam/dm/cart_id.180475077--session_id.553288286--view_id.801674

Tomi
05-12-2012, 12:58 PM
this is the stuff...

http://www.iboats.com/Windshield-Screw-Cover-Foam/dm/cart_id.180475077--session_id.553288286--view_id.801674

At least my PS190 does not have this type of foam between window frame and deck. Mine had double-D rubber seal placed so that one D is fully compressed between while the other D is semi pressed filling the gap outside.

I bought new seal from general rubber store and worked perfectly.