Date: 26 Nov 2001 01:02:29 -0800
From: (Johannes H Andersen)
Subject: Re: Saab 900 Windscreen, info wanted please

Paul Hutchings <paul.hutchingsnopsamnetNOSPAM> wrote in message news:<Xns9162B0BE2F9C6paulhutchingsgmxnetnopsam126.101.100>... > Auto Windscreens are fitting a new windscreen to my 1995 Saab 900 (new > shape) on Monday. > > Assuming the guy who fits it is half decent does anyone know of any points > I should check when he's finished - there appears to be a lot of plastic > and rubber mouldings surrounding the screen and I'm a little paranoid as to > his chances of taking it all off and putting it back on correctly, and > intact. > Don't drive to car for the first 24 hours after fitting. Or drive it gently home if neccesary and leave it for 24 hours. The compound is very soft when applied and the windscreen can even fly off at heavy braking. They either fit windscreen on the road or at workshop. I took my car to the fitting workshop since I guessed that they would have more skills and tools available, and be less in a hurry. In general, you shouldn't worry too much provided that a reasonable experienced operator does the job. Windscreen replacement is a very common event. Johannes

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