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What Could Cause a Stress Crack in Windshield?
Posted 08 October 2007 - 04:53 PM
I already priced a new one ( $250-$300 ) but I dont want to put a new one in until I know why this happened.
Just my luck huh?:-\
Posted 08 October 2007 - 04:58 PM
i don't think it's chassis rust related or there would be lots of cars around here needing windshields every year, so i agree with you on that one. i wonder if there's any rust under the windshield, maybe it'll be seen when it's replaced?
i had my last one replaced for $160 or was it $180? i posted it on the xt6 site.
Posted 08 October 2007 - 05:21 PM
So maybe it was just a combo of things? Like it was hot and you had the windows down and you might be putting more stress on it then little bumps/shakes And then it cracked??
Or it's was a defect? And it took 20years to happen??? Who knows.... But i hope you find the reason....
Posted 08 October 2007 - 05:56 PM
Posted 08 October 2007 - 07:10 PM
No worries. Windshields do that sometimes.
Posted 08 October 2007 - 07:15 PM
Posted 09 October 2007 - 02:25 AM
I honestly dont think I am going to have a problem with rust under...there has never been any leaks and all the seals are good....some sealer around a trim piece cause it was rattling .....I hope
geesh..I said I wasnt dropping any more money into these crapheaps:-\
And now I will have to pay to get a new registration sticker also
Posted 09 October 2007 - 08:13 AM
This was noticed at a Rally-x where most of the Imprezas with front bars had solid windshields, whereas most of the ones without had small cracks starting in the middle down by the firewall.
Posted 09 October 2007 - 09:41 AM
Posted 09 October 2007 - 04:35 PM
Posted 10 October 2007 - 12:33 AM
happy flippin 2000 posts, too.. this was 1999, yer next one puts you in the third millenium club!
I have Diamond Auto Glass coming next Sat (the 20th ) to replace the windshield..geesh..Happy Flippin B Day to me:-\ ( close enough..mines not for a week and a half after)
Posted 10 October 2007 - 12:27 PM
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