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Krateness

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1969 Yenko Glass
« on: July 22, 2021, 02:30:19 AM »
Hopefully someone can help give some guidance on a current conundrum Iím presented. The car we are restoring is in need of glass. Iím somewhat certain most, if not all, Yenkos came with non-tinted glass. The issue is that no where I can find sells clear glass with the ability to date code it. I have seen used glass but am not sure how good it would be to try and refurbish what is out there. It seems like the only option is to purchase either clear glass and seek out someone who can etch it separately, or buy tinted glass and ride that train.

Anyone help shed some light on what you would do given the situation? Trying to put the car back right and while I dont think thereís anything to point you to the car having clear or tinted, Iím somewhere stuck in the middle lol

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Andy
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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2021, 03:06:31 AM »

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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2021, 03:41:43 AM »
I would install tinted (Soft Ray) glass regardless of what it came with if I was replacing all of it!
It will protect your eyes and your interior from harmful sun uv rays (and heat)..
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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2021, 10:34:02 AM »
Have you tried Pilkington Glass?

https://www.pilkington.com/en-gb/uk/automotive/us-and-kit-car/american-vehicles

In my research I saw a lot of people commenting and posting about them. However most of it was all related to front and rear glass. Didnít see much concerning the side glass.

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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2021, 11:16:45 AM »
I have a a whole set of replacement Pilkington April dated tinted
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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2021, 01:11:02 AM »
No problem with the side glass on the set that I bought.

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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2021, 05:22:50 AM »
Just got in a set of glass for the pacer - it matches contours and shapes of the originals quite precisely.
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Re: 1969 Yenko Glass
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2021, 01:54:10 PM »
Gary is right in my opinion. Use tinted glass.
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