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Hi Everybody #743072
November 23rd 2018 4:22 pm
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I am hoping somebody on the forum can help me. I am in Ireland and restoring a 1991 G30 Motorhome, 6.2 V8 Dsl. My problem is i have a cracked windshield which needs replacing. I have been unable to locate one in Europe so i need to find a supplier stateside that can ship the windshield to me. I would appreciate any help from this forum. My G30 appears to be a push in as it has no rubber seal like i have seen on other Chevy vans, just a trim and rubber on the inside. Please help me as i am getting desperate - Andy.

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Re: Hi Everybody [Re: ChevyAndy] #743073
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Hi Andy welcome to the site ....

Here's a thread that may help..

https://www.vanning.com/threads/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/734321


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Hi Everybody [Re: frscke1] #743080
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Had a look at the comments, all very useful. I am pretty sure my glass is a glue in. Are you able to recommend a supplier stateside i could call and even forward pictures of my current windshield and fittings.

Thanks,
Andy.

Re: Hi Everybody [Re: ChevyAndy] #743082
November 23rd 2018 6:48 pm
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Marks Glass is who did both of mine, which are different, one of each. Tell him the guy with the big red van sent you.....

https://www.marksglassservice.com/


SUNSHINE VANS-VAN DIEGO
ADRENALIN BY THE GALLON & CHASIN RACIN
ONE FOR THE DIRT & ONE FOR THE STREETS
'93 CHEVY G30 454 4X4 SPORTVAN EXT 146" WB
'92 CHEVY G30 454 BEAUVILLE EXT 146" WB
Re: Hi Everybody [Re: frscke1] #743093
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I will do, thanks for your help, much appreciated.
Andy.

Re: Hi Everybody [Re: ChevyAndy] #743094
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welcome Andy to the site. Good luck with getting one.


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Re: Hi Everybody [Re: ChevyAndy] #743104
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Welcome aboard Andy.

Can you tell us I'd you have already checked with any suppliers here, and if so, who they were?

Re: Hi Everybody [Re: Dyno_Dave] #743110
November 24th 2018 5:23 pm
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Hi Dave, thanks for the welcome. To be honest no i have not. I was trying my best to source a windshield in Europe as Chevy vans are fairly common in Holland, Germany and Finland so i thought it would be a bit easier. That did not happen. Then i joined some forums but they just gave me links to a local windshield supplier in Ireland , which was pointless. Then there was the whole window discussion, Gasket or push in, which was really confusing being a newbie to Chevy vans, but it was always my dream to own one - even if it had a motorhome on the back, you just can't beat the sound of a Detroit diesel 6.2 V8. Anyway, i am going off topic. No is the simple answer, but i would love to find somebody in the USA that knows Chevy Vans, knows what i need to purchase, where to purchase, and not just the windshield as i will need new rubber and trim as i am pretty sure my van has a push in i.e , outside trim, glass, and rubber liner on the inside of the cab. I looked at a chevy near me owned by shaggy who is on this forum. His chevy had an obvious rubber gasket fit - but his is a 79 G20, Mine is a 91 G30. I can post a picture once i work out how to. Long story short - i need help as my windscreen will not pass our roadworthyness test next March, and i have about 400 hours restoration done so to not be able to drive it after March would be depressing. Thanks, Andy.

Re: Hi Everybody [Re: newkirkinc1] #743111
November 24th 2018 5:35 pm
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Thanks for the welcome

Re: Hi Everybody [Re: ChevyAndy] #743112
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Thanks for the welcome. Anybody know how i can post a picture, finding it quite hard to do.

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