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Old 08-05-2010, 05:44 PM   #1
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MH sliding pass. window glass broke...


I have a 1985 Winnebago Chieftain. The passenger window consists of the permanent part and then the sliding glass. The sliding glass busted out. Is it hard to find a replacement sliding glass? I contacted the place everyone says to go to...Mobility RV in Iowa. "the first result when you type in Winnebago Parts in Google. They said they no longer have that.

Am I going to have a hard time getting this window?

If I take it to a Winny dealer...should they be able to find one?

I am starting to get nervous!

I attached a picture of the intact drivers side window. It is the sliding part.
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Old 08-05-2010, 06:47 PM   #2
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I would think that any decent auto glass repair shop could easily find, cut and replace a simple flat sheet of glass like that - nothing really special about it as to thickness or curvature...

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Old 08-05-2010, 09:31 PM   #3
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If an auto glass shop can not solve your problem then go to a commerical glass shop. A shop replaced the tempered glass (shaded) in my 5er at a fifth of the cost of a new window.
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Old 08-05-2010, 10:42 PM   #4
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This outfit has a variety of windows.
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Atwood's glass shop in Elkart,IN, can supply any size and shape RV glass you need. So can a large, fullservice RV dealer like Lazydays in Tampa, FL. They have a fully equipped glass shop staffed by professionals.
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