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How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows

Created by Jude Horstman / 5 min read
Last Updated: 10/25/2022

Removing the coupe quarter windows can be a tedious task. So follow along and we'll walk you through all the steps to get this done!

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1987-1993 Coupe Quarter Window Removal

So depending on what you’re doing with your car, there may come a point in time when you need to remove the quarter windows. Now before you remove the quarter window from the car, you will have to remove the interior rear quarter panel first. Now follow along and we'll walk you through the removal process of your Coupe Quarter Windows!


Required Tools

  • Phillips Head Screw Driver Set
  • Push Pin & Panel Removal Tools
  • Plastic Scraper
  • 1/4" Socket Set
  • Clear Coat Safe Adhesive Remover
  • Microfiber Towels

Coupe Quarter Window Removal Process


  1. With the interior rear quarter panels removed from the car, dislodge the (2) large push pins securing the jute padding to the c-pillar.

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    How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows - How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows

  3. Remove the (7) three-eighths quarter glass retaining nuts.

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    How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows - How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows

    How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows - How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows

  5. To safely remove the existing quarter window, you’ll want to separate the old butyl. This is easily done with a plastic pry tool.

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  7. Work your way around the perimeter of the quarter glass.

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  9. Once all of the old butyl is separated, carefully remove the glass from the car. First bring it towards you, then towards the rear of the car to remove the small tab underneath the roof rail molding.

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    How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows - How To Remove 1987-1993 Fox Body Mustang Coupe Quarter Windows

  11. Remove the large pieces of old sealer with a plastic scraper.

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  13. Once the bulk of the sealer is gone, use a microfiber towel and a waterless wash solution to remove dirt and debris.

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  15. Be sure and go over the entire area with a prep spray and clean microfiber towel before reinstalling the quarter windows. Repeat these steps for the other side.

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  17. If you’re reinstalling the existing OEM quarter windows; reverse the removal procedure, use the quarter window installation kit available on our website, and do not overtighten the retaining nuts.

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  19. If you’re going to be installing new quarter windows of any kind, please reference the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure proper installation.

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After that, you’re good to go! As always, we hope this article has given you the value you need. Until next time; y’all know what to do, for all things Fox Mustang; keep it right here with the real enthusiasts, LMR.com!



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Published on 2022-10-12
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