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post #7 of (permalink) Old 02-10-2013, 08:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Formulabob View Post
Front clam removal -- brackets for top rear bolts must be carefully guided to miss the windshield when replacing the clam. Potential for disaster worried me enough that I taped cardboard to the windshield for clam replacement after DIY radiator replacement. (my help -- wife and neighbor lady -- were very unskilled and not that coordinated )

There also is the possibility of a mechanic getting careless using a ratchet on the allen head screws that attach the front covers and hitting the windshield.
I can attest to that. Centering the steering wheel on my dune buggy build I cracked the windshield with a ratchet. I was so pissed! Things can happen even when being careful.

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