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Unread 03-29-2010, 07:25 PM   #1
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fiberglass windshield frame

Found a fiberglass windshield frame, new for $75 obo. Sounds pretty good, or am i wrong? My current left side is rotted out, and the wiper hole has jammed several times, and the metal is getting softer. Will give out anytime I bet. A good replacement for the future?

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Unread 03-30-2010, 02:31 AM   #2
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Many say the 'glass is too flexible. Search for windshield frames and you should find some posts about them.

1978 CJ5 5.0HO/T177/D300, '86 D30/D44 WT axles, 'glass body, 31x10.5 BFG A/T, TDK galv'd frame - DD and weekend toy
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Unread 03-30-2010, 05:58 AM   #3
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this is just my opinion, but i bought a fiberglass windshield frame and i did not like it one bit. i then bought a YJ frame on craigslist.

the yj frame requires you cut all of the defroster holes for the cj, but you would have to do that anyway with a new fiberglass windshield frame.

the wipers on a yj are much better than the cj wipers too.
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Unread 03-30-2010, 06:35 AM   #4
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Get a YJ frame instead, the glass ones are really flimsy.
95 xj bone stock for now
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