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    1. #1
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      Auto X with a cracked windshield?

      Hi Guys!

      Im about to do my first AutoX event and I am very excited!

      My Camaro currently has a small (Under 6") crack in the lower driver side section of my windshield.
      I am wondering is this will cause me to fail tech inspection (Assuming they have one?)
      Basically Im just trying to find out if I'll need to replace the windshield before the event, because it would suck to drive out
      2 hours to the event and then be turned away due to the windshield.

      Any advice would be great. Thanks!
      "What is each day but a series of conflicts between the easy way and the right way?"

      69 camaro, daytona blue. LS376-495 (Hotcam LS3), TR-6060 6-speed
      Tubular control arms with coilovers

    2. #2
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      I work tech at most of our SCCA autocross events and I can't imagine ever failing a car for a cracked windshield. You should be fine...
      Lance
      1985 Monte Carlo SS Street Car

    3. #3
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      Common F-Body problem. I hope you have solid body mounts and frame connectors.

    4. #4
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      Quote Originally Posted by SSLance View Post
      I work tech at most of our SCCA autocross events and I can't imagine ever failing a car for a cracked windshield. You should be fine...
      This is what I was hoping to hear. Thanks!

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      Quote Originally Posted by F-Body International View Post
      Common F-Body problem. I hope you have solid body mounts and frame connectors.
      Got some Polyuerathane mounts and weld in sub frame connectors. Rock on the freeway started a small crack and the hood surprise falling shut on me expanded the crack recently.
      Thanks for the good looking out. Much Appreciated!
      "What is each day but a series of conflicts between the easy way and the right way?"

      69 camaro, daytona blue. LS376-495 (Hotcam LS3), TR-6060 6-speed
      Tubular control arms with coilovers

    5. #5
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      You should be fine ����
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    6. #6
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      Did my first AutoX event! I had an absolute blast! Thanks everyone for the info! Woot woot!

      "What is each day but a series of conflicts between the easy way and the right way?"

      69 camaro, daytona blue. LS376-495 (Hotcam LS3), TR-6060 6-speed
      Tubular control arms with coilovers

    7. #7
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      Quote Originally Posted by F-Body International View Post
      Common F-Body problem. I hope you have solid body mounts and frame connectors.

      Huh??? Common?!?!?
      1970 Camaro/DSE build


      Are you driver enough? Maybe....come on blue!
      https://www.pro-touring.com/threads/...71#post1147371

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      Quote Originally Posted by badazz81z28 View Post
      Huh??? Common?!?!?
      Do you have an explanation as to why people have problems with the lower corners of windshields cracking with more power, wheel hop and old suspension?

    9. #9
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      winhsheild crack the tv is full of commercials for Safelite Auto Glass, good

      Safelite was very good to us.

    10. #10
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      Quote Originally Posted by F-Body International View Post
      Do you have an explanation as to why people have problems with the lower corners of windshields cracking with more power, wheel hop and old suspension?
      When you add Power, you will create more Flex in the car - this can lead to Windshield cracks.

      adding Subframe Connectors will greatly reduce this flex!