[DeTomaso] windshield dilema
red3644 at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 1 17:27:40 EDT 2010
The "pros" are using some sort of lubicant and an installation cord aren't they...or are they just trying to push it in place?
The windshields are undersize to begin with, so it's hard to imagine the gasket could be that big.
Gruppo Rompiculi Corsa
> From: jb841 at cox.net
> Date: Thu, 1 Jul 2010 14:08:08 -0700
> To: LEVITT1946 at aol.com
> CC: detomaso at realbig.com
> Subject: Re: [DeTomaso] windshield dilema
> If the only thing that has changed is the gasket, then I would check is against
> the old one, if you still have it.
> On Jul 1, 2010, at 12:34 PM, LEVITT1946 at aol.com wrote:
> > Hello Friends,
> > First ....Happy July 4th
> > The Gumball Pantera is nearing completion of the restoration. Today the
> > body shop called me that the Windshield would not fit back into the frame that
> > it was pulled from in the first place .This is the original windshield.
> > Only piece that is different is the new rubber gasket. The body shop called
> > that two experienced glass men tried to install the windshield .Each time
> > they put the passenger side of the windshield in place on the driver side it
> > was near impossible to push in and they were afraid of breaking the
> > windshield.Then they tried to install by putting the windshield in from the driver
> > side. They became frustrated and afraid that the windshield was going to
> > break under the installation pressure . WHAT ARE THEY DOING WRONG?
> > Bob Levitt
> > Team Pantera Racing #3196
> > Gumball3000 #56
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