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Tecker184
02-07-2010, 07:14 PM
I was just looking around and wondered if they made lexan windows for are cars turns out they to. So i figured i would share my findings
http://www.plastics4performance.com/Lexan--Makrolon--Perspex-race-and-rally-windows-and-window-kits/TOYOTA----LEXAN--MAKROLON-POLYCARBONATE-WINDOWS/c-1-288-500/

Nitro_Alltrac
02-07-2010, 11:21 PM
Nice find. I know this topic has come up at AT.net but I don't know that anyone had ever actually found anything.

Tecker184
02-08-2010, 08:31 AM
Yea and the price really isnt that bad. A guy i work with priced one for his mustang at $380. After shipping these are around $360. Just somthing to consider if your trying to shed those extra pounds.

darthripley
02-08-2010, 10:41 PM
good find.
i've often wondered will window tint "stick" to lexan?
i know it sounds like a silly question, but for a mostly street driven car it would be a way you could make the lexan blend in more since technically it's not DOT legal & would cause a fail for state safety inspections (at least in tx)

grayscale
02-08-2010, 11:42 PM
If I had $235 to spend on a rear window I would be all over that.

Maybe they except left nuts in lieu of British pounds....

geebes
02-09-2010, 02:56 AM
Hmmm perhaps.

Tecker184
02-09-2010, 03:14 AM
You can tint it but from what i read the lexan releases gasses as it ages. Thus causing bubbles, i would prolly shoot them an email and see if i could get it pre tinted.

Shadowlife25
02-09-2010, 05:53 AM
$850.71 US

This is for a complete kit. All 5 glass pieces are replaced in the car.

KoreanJoey
02-09-2010, 06:45 AM
Everything minus the windshield.

Shadowlife25
02-09-2010, 11:27 PM
Everything minus the windshield.

Yeah.

All 5 minus front screen.

2x door windows
2x sail windows
1x rear hatch window.

Front is safety glass anyhow. Safer than lexan in a comparable thickness by far.

It would go to removing about 80ish lbs of weight all together.

Not too shabby. :)

KoreanJoey
02-11-2010, 05:22 AM
PS: Fire department will be PISSED if they have to cut you out of a car with lexan.

KoreanJoey
02-11-2010, 05:22 AM
It would go to removing about 80ish lbs of weight all together.

80lbs near the TOP of the car.

Shadowlife25
02-11-2010, 05:27 AM
Yeppers. :) Makes for a slightly better top/bottom balance. (Center of Gravity)

Since you actually Auto-X your car it is likely that you would notice it more than anyone else on this board. :)

KoreanJoey
02-11-2010, 05:37 AM
I'll probably just cut my own and rivet it into place.

Don't have to worry about the shape when it's bolted in.

Shadowlife25
02-11-2010, 05:39 AM
If you are going that route, get a good heat gun.

I use a Milwaukee 2 stage heat gun. Goes from 900F to 1500F.