[DMCForum] Re: Cracked windshield...
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[DMCForum] Re: Cracked windshield...

Hi Greg

Just wondering why no primer on the glass ?

Thought the screen and the body had to be primed??



--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "timnagin" <timnagin@...> wrote:
> I don't know if Toby sells them or not.  A local owner bought one 
from DMCH
> and had it shipped without incident.  When I was at their Open 
House last
> year they had plenty.
> We replaced his fairly easily.  If your A-pillar trim wraps around 
so it is
> under the glass just be careful when cutting the glass out.  One 
person can
> do it but two people make it a lot easier.  You will get tiny 
pieces of
> glass everywhere when you take it out so do yourself, and your 
passenger, a
> favor and put tape over the defrost vents before you start the 
> You will also have to pull the weather stripping off that goes 
around the
> glass, and the black metal pieces above and to each side.  If your 
> stripping is original and brittle you will probably destroy it.
> Make sure you keep the little bent metal pieces that go under the
> windshield, and the rubber that should be on them intact.  The new 
> needs to rest on the rubber, not the metal.  There is a 
recommended 3M black
> sealant but I don't recall the part number.  You can get it most 
> DON'T use primer on the glass.
> It's not hard to do at all.  You did your clutch so this is cake.
> Greg
> -----Original Message-----
> From: DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
On Behalf
> Of Ryan Wright
> Sent: Wednesday, September 06, 2006 6:57 PM
> To: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx; DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [DMCForum] Cracked windshield...
> Came out to my car this afternoon and my windshield has a big old
> crack in it, darnit. It's time for a new one.
> What's the scoop on this? Does anyone actually sell a new 
> I've read a lot of complaints about the NOS windshields and
> delamination.
> Once I find a place to purchase a windshield, I'll have to get it
> installed. Can any competant windshield shop take care of this, or 
> there special considerations? Anything specific I should look for, 
> ask about, when selecting a glass shop to do the work?
> Is there anything else I should replace or look into while they 
> the windshield out?
> -Ryan

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