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Old 10-12-2003, 10:43 AM   #1
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Default How can I (temporarily) stop a windshield crack from getting bigger?

A stupid rock chipped my windshield yesterday and a small crack emerged...which is now a large crack. It keeps getting bigger. I can't take it to get fixed until at least Tuesday -- in the meantime what can I do to keep it from getting even bigger?
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Old 10-12-2003, 10:46 AM   #2
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Default hey i got one of these too... i heard theres something that you can inject in the crack to stop it

luckily for me, the crack is way in the bottom corner, out of sight.
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Old 10-12-2003, 10:47 AM   #3
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Default It shouldent grow too much if at all in just 2 days.

just get it fixed asap
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Old 10-12-2003, 11:07 AM   #4
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Default I wouldn't worry about it, just get it replaced

laminated safety glass will hold together under extreme stress, you should be fine until Tuesday, just don't do any dancing on it
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Old 10-12-2003, 11:18 AM   #5
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Default Yeah, if you're gonna get busy on the hood, don't lean up against the glass. ;)

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Old 10-12-2003, 11:28 AM   #6
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Default Dont worry, it shouldn't get much bigger. Just leave it alone till Tuesday.

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Old 10-12-2003, 11:40 AM   #7
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Old 10-12-2003, 12:06 PM   #8
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Default Easy, drill a small hole in the glass at the ends of the crack.

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Old 10-12-2003, 12:10 PM   #9
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Default hit it with your hand softly, hehe we did that before we changed mine

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Old 10-12-2003, 12:39 PM   #10
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Default Drive a 5 lb spike through it, just like the Liberty bell.

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