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Post  Minivanman on Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:42 pm

Never been happy with my windscreen fitment, but that's beside the point, now has just developed two big cracks, is there anything out there for sale or are Screens still available new?


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Re: MK 3 windscreen

Post  Mk3rob on Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:43 pm

Make a cardboard cut out and go to your local glass shop and they will cut you out a chunk of laminated glass.

Mine started cracking from the top LH corner 2 years ago, it went 3"
and then stopped then later on it went another 1"
Green paint mark on end of crack used to track any progression.

Put a sticker over it Twisted Evil
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Post  Regsmonster on Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:19 pm

A plant or coach glass company will cut you a screen.
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Post  Rum Tum Tugger on Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:52 am

They'll also sell you a tube of stuff to glue it in with, although you'll need some sort of jig to support the glass while it sets.
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Post  Minivanman on Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:58 pm

The cracks both start at the top corners and go all the way down to about the middle of the bottom of the screen



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Post  Mk3rob on Sat Jun 27, 2015 9:23 pm

Use a thick black marker pen and be the first to have the "leaded" window look Twisted Evil


This didnt happen to occur after the rolling road stint did it Rolling Eyes

5000 rpm can cause havoc


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Post  Ferretboy221 on Sat Jun 27, 2015 11:26 pm

Put mine in with a traditional rubber beaded seal and its been fine for 5 years now Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and Lithuania no probs.
Previous screen was stick flexed (or something) in when I first got it ....and was cracked.
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Post  Minivanman on Sun Jun 28, 2015 1:36 pm

Mk3rob wrote:


This didnt happen to occur after the rolling road stint did it Rolling Eyes

5000 rpm can cause havoc

No broke the night before

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Post  Minivanman on Sun Jun 28, 2015 5:19 pm

Thanks for the suggestions guys. I'm off to Spain in the morning so I will make enquiries when I get home.




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