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I Replaced my front windshield today with what the glass guy said was a better quality glass than the oem ones. He went on to say he's done lots of V's and XLR-V's and says that GM messed up when they installed these as they "sit at a poor angle and that they induce rotting around the rubber edges far quicker than any others out there"...Seems like the glass was cut at a slightly different degree on this one at that's what the X-vette racer slash window guy said...

Mine was just pitted and a little cracked so I called them.:eek:

No picture yet as I'm waiting for new tint but this glass looks like it is flatter and a bit more aggressive looking with more smoked tint on the bottom section.

Ours seem to sit more upright but there's definately a sleeker look....

Chef

edit - hearing some grinding when shifting into gears? tranny? diff?....oooh no...damn you mod dementors....damn you!
 

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I have the utmost respect for you Chef, but.......what!? :confused:

The angle that the windshield sits at is determined by the angle of the A-pillars, so unless your windshield guy cut the frame and welded some new pillars in there for you, the glass will be sitting exactly where it always has.
 

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Hope he included a few gas saving devices for $19.95, new secret technology that will improve gas mileage UP TO 99%.
 

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:woohoo::woohoo::woohoo:
I'm going to weld my doors and add a window net.




WHAT?
I'm gonna need to see a horespower rating on that before I do it.
 

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The way the shield is seated coupled with degrees of glass being shaved will determine the sphere of the glass..or the bow of the glass. Perhaps it's optical - yes it sits on the same pillars (filled with rubber cocking) but when the old rubber is taken out it's set with new layers of cocking which we know- Some add more than others and some add less in terms of setting on the pillars. You're looking at the pillars not the flex of the window itself....

:alchi:eek:h yeah...need more beer.

Gained 5 more rwhp...*grin*

I have the utmost respect for you Chef, but.......what!? :confused:

The angle that the windshield sits at is determined by the angle of the A-pillars, so unless your windshield guy cut the frame and welded some new pillars in there for you, the glass will be sitting exactly where it always has
 

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TDS Teak Cocking is a one-part, paste-like oxime cure system which when exposed to moisture in the air reacts to form a tough, flexible solid rubber compound. TDS Teak Cocking is a thixotropic material that does not sag during cure, and, when cured, has excellent temperature stability and chemical resistance. Because the sealant is neutral cure, it is non-corrosive to all substrates.

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TDS Teak Cocking is available in black or white.
 

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TDS Teak Cocking is a one-part, paste-like oxime cure system which when exposed to moisture in the air reacts to form a tough, flexible solid rubber compound. TDS Teak Cocking is a thixotropic material that does not sag during cure, and, when cured, has excellent temperature stability and chemical resistance sometimes creating extra sleekness . Because the sealant is neutral cure, it is non-corrosive to all substrates.

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TDS Teak Cocking is available in black or white.
Whichever color you get, I wonder if it lighter weight.... to make your HP to lb ratio better.
 
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