Window Removal, Driver Side, Panel #1.
I still need to cut and fit panel #2 for the last window, but I can man handle that one by myself. BIG thanks to "Little Dave" for coming over on a saturday night and helping me until 2 AM. I fell asleep between midnight and 1:30, thank goodness Dave woke me up. If I waited any longer to remove the clamps and flat bar, they may have been stuck for good.
Started with a 8x3' sheet and cut it down to 6'9"x 21.5".
Prepped side of van.
Prepped mating surface of panel.
Apply adhesive, smooth it out into an even layer. Apply panel and clamp.
Wait two hours and remove clamps.
Now, I can begin to prep the edges for tack welding, filler, and seam sealing, etc.
Note on latteral telescopic clamping. The concept worked pretty well. A problem I ran into was clamping evenly.... When I would increase the pressure exerted by the clamps at one "level" the van body would roll on the suspension and reduce the force of the other clamps above or below. (DOH!)
If I was to do this again, I would put jack stands all around the edge of the van to prevent the body from moving.