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 Posted: 09-10-2014 02:26 pm
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Randallclary@icloud.com
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The old one was cracked and then got broken during removal as part of my restoration project. I need a source and or help here in Southern CA that knows what they are doing to install my new windshield. I have a new one on hand. I want to make sure to use the correct materials (sealant, etc...)

I live in Riverside CA so the closer the better, and I know well that beggars can't be choosers.

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Hey Guys

One of the dangers of driving the JH everyday is having a rock invade your space. Well my JH took a hit last week and I cracked my windshield. I went ahead and bought two new ones at a great price and so I am offering the other new one to fellow JH owners with basically no freight cost since the cost. If anyone is willing to offer me $350 for one of my new windshields, it’s yours. You can have your pick since they are both brand new from Triplex. Just let me know. They will be coming in on the 17th of April.

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Randall Clary
909-938-2090

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Randall: years ago(late '90s) we had to install quite a few on our cars(Atlanta, GA.). We found someone who had done Jaguars which have a similar process. Removing all the #2 cross point screw can be troublesome, as everything east of the Mississippi rusts. A hand impact hammer with WIHA bits(posidrive #2) will help(WIHA is MUCH tougher than any other bits). If you brake one, centertap and drill out(carbide drill bits VERY useful). After breaking the seal, slide the surround off and remove windshield. Be sure to save the plastic base stops(3) to ensure youir new one will not crack. We use/used poyurethane all around instead of the original seal. It is VERY IMPORTANT THAT THE URETHANE FILL EVERY GAO ON THE NEW WINDSHIELD. If there is a gap when pressing in the new windshield, you can guarantee a crack from the stress on the gap(the installer will explain that).
good luck

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 Posted: 04-06-2017 01:26 am
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Thanks for the advise.

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