Sometimes 707 hp is a bad thing.

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by gabe, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. gabe

    gabe Gold Member Hellcat Car Club

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    Leaving the Oasis car meet today a little boy was filming so on my way out i got the car going side ways for a few seconds for him.
    The small chip on my windshield turned in to a foot long crack.
    Now I have to order a new windshield and have it tinted again. View attachment 29470
     
  2. Red Harley

    Red Harley Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member HCC National Secretary HCC Charter Member

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    That sucks
     
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    im3cpo Senior Hellcat Member

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    Yeah, the windshield is a structural component to the car. Hopefully you have glass coverage and they dont give you the run around on getting OEM glass!
     
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    yes make certain it is oem glass even with windshield coverage they will most times give you aftermarket unless you specify.
     
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    Guess it was a matter of time. I've been using the same glass man for over 20 years. Find the best in your area as the windshield is so crucial to the integrity as im3cpo stated. Works with the entire crumple zone upon impact when installed correctly.
     
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    gabe Gold Member Hellcat Car Club

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    I was going to get the chip repaired on Monday. Now i have to order it and get it installed.
     
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    Yeah Gabe... the new windshield needing to be replaced on the Cat is a pain...I agree with the other post get OEM Glass.
     
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    rayzazoo DRIVESRT.COM Gold Supporting Member

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    How was the Oasis meet? It looks like it was good weather.
     
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    I have had to have my windshield fixed twice within 1100 miles in my car,, only a chip both times, but I didn't drive it between times getting it fixed because I didn't want to to crack...sounds like I made the right choice
     
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    Good luck getting an insurance company to pay for a factory glass. They won't unless it is super low mileage. Dodge doesn't even make their own glass anyway.
     
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    rayzazoo DRIVESRT.COM Gold Supporting Member

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    Makes me wonder about sunroofs at high speeds now. I think going with my gut and not getting one was the better option.
     
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    Kenhebe. who makes the Dodge windshield?
     
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    The Oasis was was 2/3 full and it was great.
     
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    gabe Gold Member Hellcat Car Club

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    I am going to start looking for parts to try and stiffen the body.
     
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    PPG and Carlite make an overwhelming amount of glass for most auto manufacturers. Most likely one of them.
     

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