Re: [DMCForum] Window cracking problem, what gives?
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Re: [DMCForum] Window cracking problem, what gives?

I think you'll find all original DMC windscreens have the British Safety 
"Kite Mark". They were made in the UK probably by Pilkington who have 
been around for years.

Not every car has such a swept screen as the DeLorean. And what happens 
a) when you do need to change your screen (you'll need a new mittor) or 
b) when the mirror itself breaks (seen that too).

There seems to be some reluctance to trust a sticky pad. They last for 
years, just not 25 in the hot sun :-) PLus, if using JB Weld, how ydo 
you hold the thing in place while the glue's setting?


timnagin wrote:

>Hijacked from the DML, obviously.  Are the windscreens over there made
>differently than in the US?  I heard long ago our were tougher for safety
>reasons but I thought that was a thing of the past.
>Every vehicle I have ever owned, including the De Lorean since the previous
>rocket scientist used JB Weld, has never used any sticky pads.  The mirrors
>have always been mounted to a metal tab stuck on with a two-part glue.  When
>you bump the mirror it folds out of the way but doesn't fall off.
>What gives?

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