[DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!
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[DML] Re: JZD Was Brilliant!



I never said that. In fact I said the opposite: the windshield supports the roof, not only in a rollover, but in day to day driving as well.

Conventional wisdom is that the roof is not strong enough to hold the doors up without a windshield in place. There's a jig to support the roof that supposedly you must use during windshield replacement. As much as I hate to say it, search DMCTalk and you will find several "guru's" arguing for this jig.

My glass shop accomplished the same thing by simply closing the doors and letting them hold the roof up while the adhesive dried -- a technique recommended to me by none other than Dave Swingle.

Bill Robertson
#5939


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Farrar Hudkins <fhudkins@...> wrote:
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 6:42 PM, content22207 <brobertson@...>wrote:
> 
> > **
> >   Any windshield that can be kicked out with your feet is not strong
> > enough to support the roof in the case of a rollover.
> >
> 
> I thought you said that the DeLorean windshield is NOT strong enough to
> support the roof in case of a rollover.
> 
> Oh, well. There goes that.
> 
> Farrar Hudkins
> #2613
> 
> 
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>




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