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I would love to have power windows on my 96 cl,has anyone done a conversion,also I remember years back someone maybe Mack made an external type electric window motor but I haven't seen one lately,any ideas or should I just keep cranking..

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these go on window crank. Used them on my 1988.

http://www.summitrac...w4650/overview/

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I remember back in the day my Dads Transtar had an electric one on the passenger side that screwed to the door over the regulator shaft, looked like an armrest.

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I remember those universal kits, yup mounted right over door panel, looked like an arm rest of sorts. Been years, I'm thinking that JC Whitney sold them?

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these go on window crank. Used them on my 1988.

http://www.summitrac...w4650/overview/

Thanks,do you have to change anything else,looks like there are window tracks included,also how do you get something like that on the window crank?

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I would suspect you could go behind the door panel? It would be a custom install for sure might look into that for my r model.

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I would suspect you could go behind the door panel? It would be a custom install for sure might look into that for my r model.

I found a u-tube vid on the install for the type that Chevy posted and they do go behind the door panel,just gotta make sure it's a heavy duty motor made for trucks and rv's,still looking into it..

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I would be intrested to see how powerfull it is. the window felt can be tight and is a PITA to roll up by hand on some doors.,,

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I've got a couple of the external arm-rest looking units.

603-239-7008

How do you think that would work out on the driver side door,would it hit your leg,should be ok for pass side.

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I found a u-tube vid on the install for the type that Chevy posted and they do go behind the door panel,just gotta make sure it's a heavy duty motor made for trucks and rv's,still looking into it..

They mount behind the door panel. The motors are heavy duty and use a worm drive to turn the window crank. The windows on my 88 had new channels and weather seals installed at the same time. I followed the install suggestions and sprayed the channels with Silicon and lubed the regulator with silicon based grease. Spring and Fall I spray the window channels with silicon. No problems even in the biter cold a few years ago.

It seemed to be similar to most of the universal ones available when I was looking for it, even J.C. Whitney sold the same set up only about $50.00 more. I did want the extermal one that mounted direct to the crank but couldn't find any. Paul

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Chevy,thanks for the info.

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The ones I remember were black boxes about 3' by 4" and bolted to the door panel, think they went right over the window crank rod that sticks out of the panel. In a R model your knee would hit it all the time if in the passenger seat. Forget about using it on the drivers door!. Thats how I remember them. CH cab might have more room but they are a ugly add on if you have a nice interior...

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The ones I remember were black boxes about 3' by 4" and bolted to the door panel, think they went right over the window crank rod that sticks out of the panel. In a R model your knee would hit it all the time if in the passenger seat. Forget about using it on the drivers door!. Thats how I remember them. CH cab might have more room but they are a ugly add on if you have a nice interior...

Probably why they stopped making them..

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