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Glass Codes
« on: April 29, 2014, 09:23:26 AM »
If you went to your local Chevy dealer in the late 60's or early 70's to buy a replacement for a broken or damaged piece of Camaro glass, would it have had the same markings as factory-fitted LOF or PPG glass, including a date code?
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Re: Glass Codes
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2014, 02:44:05 PM »
That's a great question, and one I don't know the answer to... as I've never had to do that.   But, I think I'd be pretty peeved if I bought a new Chevy, and it came in with a scratched, or cracked, or bubbled glass needing dealer replacement, and they replaced it with one that did NOT have the same markings...??   
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Re: Glass Codes
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2014, 02:54:51 PM »
Back in the day the dealer would have replaced the glass before it went on the lot, and I highly doubt anyone would be looking at glass codes back then, if even realizing they were there.  Attention to details in restoring a car are much different than those of a new car buyer.   

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Re: Glass Codes
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2014, 09:26:09 PM »
Thanks Guys, wasn't meaning cars on the lot though (although that is another similar scenario!); say you bought a car new, and then a couple of months later a piece of glass got damaged and you had to replace it, would the replacement piece from the dealer have similar manufacturer's markings and codes to factory-fitted pieces?
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Re: Glass Codes
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2014, 09:46:36 PM »
One might assume so, but I wouldn't be surprised if back in the day a dealer went through a local glass shop for a replacement, if the profit margin was better.