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Salvagable windshield?

Question for you gurus...

...So I'm stripping my lady down and I know I'll be replacing the two door windows (cracks), but I looked at my windshields (have the split front), and I noticed that it looks like either water has seeped between the panes or the membrane between the panes has been losing contact around the edges. Is there a way to salvage these? I really don't want to fork over 6 big ones for new glass.

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I have been around this stuff a long, long time and have never seen anything done with glass such as yours. Replacing it is the only option I have ever seen.

What exactly is the car you are working with?

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I have a 52 Chevy Powerglide DeLuxe Coupe. Any suggestions for replacements?

I saw some on a BelAir website for about 300/each side. I'm also in Austin, TX. I can drive to Dallas, Houston or San Antonio for stuff though.

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Are those flat or very close to being flat..?? if they are then a local glass shop may be able to cut you some..Do a bit of shopping as it were..You may find a fellow gearhead that can help you out..

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Hmmm

I will begin taking the glass out to really get into getting some dents out and removing paint/small amount of surface rust in about a month. Once I take one out, I'll shop it around. Maybe make a Lexan duplicate to take with me to shops to help them get an idea for costs and to see if they can do it. Gosh I love Lexan...it's so easy to work with and so freakin cheap and so durable. I saw a cheesy ricer with a hood scoop made out of lexan or plexiglass...pretty sweet looking...wouldn't fit my look though. lol
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