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Old 01-18-06, 06:21 AM   #1
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Default Im wondering when my windshield is going to bust out....

When my car was stock i very rarely got the infamous cracking windshield noise and i never thought too much of it. Now with my modified suspension, I hear it all the time.

Im seriously wondering when my windshield is going to bust out or crack or something....
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Old 01-18-06, 06:22 AM   #2
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I hope it doesnt man...
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Old 01-18-06, 08:16 AM   #3
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yeah me either!! mine is doing more in the cold obviously.....
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Old 01-18-06, 08:40 AM   #4
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I have never heard of one doing that...
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Old 01-18-06, 08:43 AM   #5
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Stock windshield is pure crap ... Might as well be made of lexan and not glass

good thing a rock cracked mine in half .. then I got a thicker replacement. Less wind noise, doesn't creak, and stronger
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Old 01-18-06, 10:37 AM   #6
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I scratched my windshield all up when I tried to use a coke can as a windshield scraper... I'm going to replace mine in the summer. Where did you get your replaced, and how much was it? (I live in Buffalo Grove right by you).
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Old 01-18-06, 12:01 PM   #7
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I agree with the thread starter. Ever since the whiteline sways went in I hear my windshield crack and crunch when I turn corners now. It is obviously worse when it's cold but some days I can't really come up with a good explanation it doesn't do it at all even when cold. Go figure.
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its a stomach grinding noise isn't it? you just wait for the moment for it to track. haha
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Rev - did you specifically ask for a stronger replacement or was that what the windshield installers are getting?

Mine did the same thing basically. Heard the sound of a rock hitting the windshield when driving, I looked around and saw nothing so I figured it was just a glance. About an hour later it literally just like you said split in half. The rock hit below the driver's side dash in the black area, went up about 4 inches, and then made a hard right all the way across to the other side.

Seems like this area would be 1) the weakest part of the windshield and/or 2) the place that the twisting body puts the most stress on it.

I don't think the creaking noises are enough to break the windshield but once the integrity is compromised by a rock chip (mine was the size of pencil eraser) in the right spot it'll crack.
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Old 01-19-06, 03:40 AM   #10
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I hope not....I have a rock chip in mine. I have been hit by so many rocks it's sick.
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