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Old 03-09-2014, 12:56 PM   #1
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Default 1/4glass

Does anybody know the thickness of 1/4 window glass on a 47 ford convertible. The channel looks thicker than normal glass thanks
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Old 03-09-2014, 08:31 PM   #2
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Default Re: 1/4glass

The quarter glass, as well as the door glass, has a chrome frame around it on 46-48 conv's.
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:53 PM   #3
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My experience is the newer glass is thinner than the original, at least it was when I purchased mine. Whether 1/4" glass is available in a local situation as compared to a antique auto co. I don't know. Thinner glass will work by changing the glass bedding material to better match the new glass. Should be available at most auto glass shops.
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Old 03-11-2014, 09:22 AM   #4
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Default Re: 1/4glass

Modern tempered glass isn't as thick as the old laminated safety glass as a general rule but with the right glass bedding stip, a person can usually make things fit if the difference in thickness is not too great.
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