200q20v - broken windshield
b.benz at charter.net
Sat Nov 28 11:20:37 PST 2009
Don’t know, never DIYed a windshield. But when I’ve had several
replaced with OEM glass at local glass shops they told me that they
had to order the trim as a seperate part. Glass shops will never try
to remove glass in one piece to save it of trim, they just break it
out. But it can be done with a tight wire cutter.
On Nov 28, 2009, at 9:30 AM, robert weinberg wrote:
> Thanks Bernie,
> i've been looking around - does anybody know where to get the
> stainless trim kit? or at least the clips if it's possible to reuse
> the existing trim?
> i'm wondering if i can reuse the existing trim on the aftermarket
> windsheld. you'd think if the window is meant to fit on the car,
> the trim should fit on the windhshield, eh?
> From: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>
> To: robert weinberg <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com>
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Sent: Wed, November 25, 2009 3:27:12 PM
> Subject: Re: 200q20v - broken windshield
> I believe that the chrome trim is a sperate Audi part number,
> doesn’t come with any glass.
> On Nov 25, 2009, at 2:13 PM, robert weinberg wrote:
> > man, every time i think i have the car in order enough to paint
> it, some weird crap like a rock comes flying and cracks the
> windshield ;-)
> > does anyone in the san francisco bay area know of a good but
> affordable glass shop that carries Sigla OEM glass? i took the car
> on a wild goose chase today to the place that replaced the quarter
> window in my daily driver nissan sentra. US autoglass depot in
> hayward. nice people, but first they quoted $169 for sigla glass.
> which, i figured was way too good to be true. it ends up being some
> off-brand, like GGN or something for $239. they carry pilkington,
> but were adamant that they don't make glass for the 200. which is
> odd, because they do for my wife's A4.
> > i was still willing to give it a shot until they said the
> replacement glass doesn't have the polished stainless trim - which
> seemed like it would look stupid with rubber trim filling the gap
> where the stainless was supposed to be?
> > anyway, i decided to do more research by looking to your
> opinions. go with the off-brad glass with the rubber trim or look
> for a shop that can replace with OEM glass. or is that going to
> cost $500+?
> > thanks,
> > Robby
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