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Old 12-23-2004, 12:55 AM
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windshield glass. . .

OK,,, this is going to sound really "left field" like, but here goes...

what are the con's of using rear late model glass for a windshield?

reason i ask, i was thinking about using the rear glass and glass channel frame of some late model car IF i decide to chop my car...altho i have also given serious thought to just laying the glass posts back and sectioning the top a bit...

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i should add, that the reason for all the debate, is that my car has a curved windshield... LOL
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any thoughts?

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Old 12-23-2004, 06:54 AM
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I believe that it is Federal law that the windshield be Laminated safety glass.. Rear windows are tempered glass.
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Old 12-23-2004, 07:42 AM
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I believe that it is Federal law that the windshield be Laminated safety glass.. Rear windows are tempered glass.
Yep. A rear window would shatter on impact into little pieces and the windshield is laminated so it will not shatter. If you had a tempered glass in the front and a stone hit it ehile driving you stand a chance of glass in the face not counting the mess there would be to clean up.

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Old 12-23-2004, 07:49 AM
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Yep, very VERY bad idea. It would be very dangerous.
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Old 12-23-2004, 02:38 PM
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back to the drawing board...lol

thanks all

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