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post #1 of 6 Old 06-03-2010, 12:31 AM Thread Starter
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Strength of Windshield

Many times I have considered taking a piece of plywood and laying it on top of the jeep across the roll-bar and windshield (while stationary of course) to make a platform to sit on, etc. Does anyone know if my windshield can handle a couple hundred pounds shared with the roll-bar? I suppose another way to phrase this is: If i turn the jeep upside down, will the windshield crumple, or support the load of the car split with the roll- bar?

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post #2 of 6 Old 06-03-2010, 04:12 AM
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Dude, if you have to even ask this kind of question, the answer is always "no".

Between the frame of the windscreen and the base/hinge support, it's not designed holding up much weight. Could it? Maybe. Is it a good idea? No.
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post #3 of 6 Old 06-03-2010, 04:35 AM
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Buy a ladder to clean your gutters, LOL HAHAHAHA
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post #4 of 6 Old 06-03-2010, 12:04 PM
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There is only 1 way to properly test such a thing; "To the point of failure"!!!
Would you please post your results here.
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post #5 of 6 Old 06-03-2010, 01:52 PM
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I reinforce my windshields. Zombie apocalypse. I'm sure you understand.
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post #6 of 6 Old 06-03-2010, 02:30 PM
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I reinforce my windshields. Zombie apocalypse. I'm sure you understand.
Nothing else needs to be said. Just so it doesn't tip anyone else off, most people attach lights to the reinforcements and say they're for looks. We will be prepared.

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