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1978-1981 Vintage Subaru windshields & gaskets: NEW & old stock used

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Fits 1978-1981 Subaru Brat (first generation), also wagons/sedans 1978-1979, 2WD/4WD, DL/GL. They will NOT fit coupes GF and FE, but may fit earlier wagons/sedans?... correct me if I'm wrong.

I have a few good used, old-stock OEM windshields available that have been sitting in a warehouse since the mid-to-early-eighties from cars that were only a couple/few years old at the time. Not much if any blasting, some have wiper marks (buff-able), one has a tiny bullseye down low, but all are in pretty good shape considering. If you purchase in person (preferred), you can take your pick from the stash: $175 each.

I have one brand new windshield, very rare. Perfect condition NOS. These have not been available for many years. $300.

I also have new windshield gaskets from Precision (PRP WCR 288), which is necessary for installation: $75 each.

No shipping unless you are willing to pay for crating. Pick-up only, or possibly meet in the middle for gas, wear and tear. This will likely work best if you are in the general area or have a friend/family that is. Located in Springfield, MO. Thanks,
Kevin

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7 hours ago, travelvw said:

Fits 1978-1981 Subaru Brat (first generation), also wagons/sedans 1978-1979, 2WD/4WD, DL/GL. They will NOT fit coupes GF and FE, but may fit earlier wagons/sedans?... correct me if I'm wrong.

Does this pertain to the windshield gasket as well? I have a DL coupe that needs one. 

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Sorry to sidetrack for Preston but I’m pretty sure Todd - Subaru3 did add here somewhere that he was able to use a standard gasket for a Coupe by carefully stretching and maybe had one minor relief cut , but not sure on that. 
 

Coupe gaskets are just about impossible to find. If one shows up you know what to do. ;)

 

Nice thread of glass. That new unit is tempting. I also have a huge amount of glass but to have that new unit for a future resto , hmmmm. 

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The new glass was the last one any sources I used could find. There could be another individual like myself out there who may also have one, but I believe there are no more listed on the national database glass suppliers use... after I bought this one. They all said it was the last one in the states. I'm offering it up for sale because its nicer than I need; used will serve my purposes just fine. But even in the used glass department, I have way more than I hope to ever use. If you have a daily driver, it would be wise to collect at least one spare from someone somewhere, before they become nearly impossible to source. It took me a year to gather what I need in a part of the country with few vintage Subarus. It will be a little easier for those in the NW and NE.

The seals do seem pretty stretchy. I imagine if the glass is close to a Brat etc., it could be stretched and even spliced down to fit.

K

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I did somewhere have a picture of Both with the standard against the Coupe and you can clearly see the upper “ears” are a bit pronounced on the Coupe.

Will try to find that pic soon.

Story - and a true one - Danny W from this board “dannybreadman” had purchased not just dealer stock that some of us have managed to find , but the Mid-Atlantic regional distribution center’s old stock !!! He sat on it and then passed it along to a guy also from here I think he was djcommie or something like that. He’s in Michigan I think , or up that way and lays low , real low. I would bet my left one that he’s holding plenty of glass. I know Danny and I communicated a lot and pretty positive he mentioned crates of glass including front windshields.

I wouldn’t hold my breath waiting to see if this guy is going to cut stuff loose. 
 

There’s at least two used ones in my stash. And a load of other glass too. 
 

Good luck with these. Not excited about crating glass myself but I think I’ll be doing that soon. Folks are going to have to cover my time and materials , so a $150 item will be like $250 plus shipping , but we’ll see. 

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That picture of the two front windshields must have been put directly onto FB and likely I deleted it when some punk ticked me off. 
 

But you don’t need pics , trust us , it’s got longer “ears”.

Ok buy some glass from this guy ! 

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Darn, awesome thread.  Passed on a super clean '76 wagon several years ago, in local yard due to fact all glass except windshield was smashed out at the university (NMSU) by vandals.  Figured it was unobtanium stuff.  Thanks for posting this!   

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NOS windshield is sold, but I still have some good used windshields available. Thanks,
K

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