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Old 29 Mar 2018, 07:36 am
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Default Re: Quality of Rear Oval Window Manfacturers

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Originally Posted by soonercruiser View Post
Anybody have any experience, or know of problems with any of the folks who make the rear OVAL window aftermarket kits.

The two that I am finding now are "Wilpak" and "Astra-Hammond".

Both are only ABS plastic.

I've seen them both "up close and personal" and they both are fine for what you pay.

Originally the Willpack didn't allow you to see the third brake light. What were they thinking? They revised their design by including brackets to relocate the light and that took care of that.

As you said, they are both plastic and will eventually show signs of sun damage. You can make them live MUCH longer by having whoever paints yours for you, keep your concerns about the sun in mind when painting it.

I don't know if it is still available, but by far the highest quality rear window is the "BREEZER" rear window. It actually replaces your existing rear window. You install it just like you would when replacing your original window (remove old --- install new window). I had the chance to see two of those and they were high quality pieces.

I had a friend that loved Batman and did his PT in a Batman theme. He had a local auto vinyl design shop make a decal that covers his entire rear glass and it had the Batman emblem cut out in the center. What you see in black below, was the portion that was cut out of the black decal. It had an oval cut out for the third brake light above Batmans cowl. Since the area that the third brake light shines through when you hit the brakes is black, it worked and looked perfect.

















Jerry

Last edited by wwpptc; 29 Mar 2018 at 10:29 am.
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