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Hi guys I know this has probably been asked before l somewhere but where would I get the polycarbonate or such like for my mb would like the drivers and passengers windows to have the sliders in them 

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Yes, there have also been a couple of mb's/MC's that were built as track cars that had them if memory serves me correctly. Not sure which ones or where you'll get it but I'm sure Jake will be along shortly with the info. 8-)

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Honestly can't remember now.there off the shelf for eg and ek.  Doubt it for m's. Will probably be best getting some made or making them yourself.

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On 1/9/2019 at 11:42 PM, Blackwolf said:

Hi guys I know this has probably been asked before l somewhere but where would I get the polycarbonate or such like for my mb would like the drivers and passengers windows to have the sliders in them 

thanks

 

For the MB, search for the Rover MG ZS window kits, there are plenty about. Plastic4Performance made the kit for my Aerodeck so can do the MB side windows, not sure they carry the rear screen (if you want that as well).  You have to retain the rear door quarter lights to secure the rear windows. 

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I got mine for my vtis from ACW Motorsport plastics. They are better quality than plastic4performance but half the price. You need to look up mg zs though. I wanted to remove the rear quarter glass in mine so he sent me a sheet of polycarbonate to make my own and bolted them in. Saves a lot of weight removing it and all the rubbers and framework that holds the glass. Here is a pic of how it looks. Ricky Evans Motorsport also do a heated front window screen for the mg zs that fits straight in if you really want to go mad. 

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Cheers guys. you say the windows are bolted in? how are they and what to?

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I drilled through the polycarbonate and straight through the metal frame of the door. Once you remove the rubbers that hold the glass youl see a nice little flat lip that you stick the rubber tape to and drill into. I actually used self tapping stainless screws, not bolts but small bolts would work just as well. 

When I get a min I'll take a close up photo so you can see what I mean 

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They are made of 3mm thick foamex. Got it off eBay, was really cheap. Think a 8x4 sheet was about £35 and that's pleanty enough to do all four doors. They are fitted same as Windows, drill straight through it into the door and use self tapping screws and small washers. Bit that takes the longest is making a template out of cardboard. Foamex is good though, you can heat it up and bend it into shapes then when it cools it stays there. I cut the inside skin out of the door aswell for more weigh saving. 

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Ah sweet mate cheers what did you do about the door handles and the locking pin? 

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My car doesn't have locks any more as it's a track only car and lives in the garage. I'm sure the lock pin could be put through a hole drilled in the top with ease. I have cut out all the metal inside skins so there is nothing to mount the handle on. So iv got a bit of wire going from the latch, out a hole in the foamex and screwed in place. Just give it a tug and door opens. Iv got no handle on the back door cos iv got no back seats but for the front doors iv got a fabric handle screwed to what's left of the metal frame and pulled through the foamex. 

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