Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1967-1988 Repair Guide

Fiberglass Roof (Ramcharger/Trail Duster)

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. On models with a 2-piece tailgate/liftgate, lower the tailgate.
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  3. Remove the liftgate.
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  5. Remove the trim mouldings from the roof panels.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Ramcharger/Trailduster roof assembly

  1. Remove all the roof attaching bolts and trim bolts.
  2.  
  3. With at least one other person, carefully lift the roof off of the body. Be careful to avoid tearing the weatherstripping. Be careful to avoid over-flexing the roof. The roof weighs about 150 lbs.
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To install:
  1. Install the roof, making sure the weatherstrip is in place. Install the mounting bolts and torque them to 13-14 ft. lbs. (17-18 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Insert the trim panels and mouldings with trim bolts.
  4.  
  5. Install the liftgate.
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