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I'm planning on modding my side window to have an acrylic window. If someone could point me too some guides on how to best go about cutting up the door and acryclic that would be great. Also, how would I go about mounting the acrylic into the hole aesthetically? Don't want to put tape all over it or something lol
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I used high qualility glass[replaced old window ]looks a lot better.I'm trying to figure out the best way to cut it also,probably a dremel though.
    
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I have a dremel, so that sounds good. Do I need to tape it up or something while I cut it?
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Yea you need to tape everything up so it doesn't get scratched. I measured 2" in on every side on mine then marked it and cut. After cutting I ripped out the inner metal sheet on the inside of the panel and then sanded all the cuts. To attach the plexi to the panel you can just use double sided 3M tape. I did mine and another members side panel and it took a long time to do them. Just take your time.
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Yea you need to tape everything up so it doesn't get scratched. I measured 2" in on every side on mine then marked it and cut. After cutting I ripped out the inner metal sheet on the inside of the panel and then sanded all the cuts. To attach the plexi to the panel you can just use double sided 3M tape. I did mine and another members side panel and it took a long time to do them. Just take your time.
Thanks for the explanation and the pic.

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I was thinking maybe for mine just the upper compartment would be visible, but I'm not sure how that would look...when I get a chance I'll make some 3d diagrams for visualization...
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