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Old 03-15-2017, 03:35 PM   #1
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Would you look at that windshield!

I wouldn't want to wash it, let alone break it and pay for it.

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Old 03-15-2017, 03:42 PM   #2
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I've noticed those windshields, wondering what that feels like on a hot summer day.
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Old 03-15-2017, 03:52 PM   #3
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I've noticed those windshields, wondering what that feels like on a hot summer day.
Didn't you ever burn ants with a magnifying glass when you were a kid?
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:11 PM   #4
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This is way more fun-
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Old 03-15-2017, 04:43 PM   #5
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Old 03-15-2017, 06:04 PM   #6
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I've got two of em! The BIG ones with tiny focal points!
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Old 03-15-2017, 06:26 PM   #7
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Honestly, I might like a windshield like that. I bet it feels like piloting a spaceship.
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Old 03-15-2017, 08:18 PM   #8
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Honestly, I might like a windshield like that. I bet it feels like piloting a spaceship.
I drove one kind of like that and the visibility was awesome.

Then I drove it in Phoenix in August and decided that being able to see is highly overrated....
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Old 03-16-2017, 01:37 AM   #9
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I have been considering picking up a transit bus for a conversion if I see one for a decent price. The big tall roofs are very appealing! I just worry about the speeds being limited due to mainly city driving.
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Old 03-16-2017, 10:53 AM   #10
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I have been considering picking up a transit bus for a conversion if I see one for a decent price. The big tall roofs are very appealing! I just worry about the speeds being limited due to mainly city driving.
A few years ago the RTS transits were all the rage for conversion. R&M Fiberglass in OR made panels to cover the windows and replacement caps.

They were all over the place for $3000-$6000. I saw several that had the final drive ratio changed for highway operation.

It has struck me as strange that I don't see them around anymore.
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