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#1 Westside Performance

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Posted 15 June 2020 - 04:03 PM

Hi Fellas,

 

What is the story with the green glass for Toranas?  I am trying to piece together a set of original glass for my hatch but I just picked up a left hand drivers glass which I was told was clear. It looked a bit too green to be clear but I didn't have anything to compare it to so I just bought it. 

 

I got it home to find its green in comparison to my other glass panels. The other glass i have pretty much clear with a tiny tinge of green.

 

Is this green a film that can be removed? Can it be polished out?  

 

 



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Posted 15 June 2020 - 04:35 PM

Hi,

I think the green glass is for A/C cars. Not sure if it’s tint applied to the surface but I think the actual glass is green.

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Posted 15 June 2020 - 05:41 PM

Thanks Liz, it does not look like a film



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Posted 15 June 2020 - 08:47 PM

It will probably have anti sun printed somewhere on it

As far as I am aware it was an option 

I also have the same and definately right through the glass 



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Posted 15 June 2020 - 09:16 PM

Factory A/C car. Possibly UC as the last few sets of hatchback glass I had and gave away were UC anti sun. But that is how they are. Go look at any HQ-WB with integrated air.

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Posted 16 June 2020 - 10:02 AM

Hi, just be careful if you get tinted glass for the front as I'm pretty sure it is no longer legal.  Cheers Ron



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Posted 16 June 2020 - 10:35 AM

Can’t be illegal, it is as GMH built it! Unless you are Engineering an upgraded car I suppose like when they make you put seatbelts or electric wipers in older cars when you modify them in a way that requires Engineering.

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Posted 16 June 2020 - 06:04 PM

You may be right.  I was just going off what I had previously downloaded regarding Victorian rules. Which seemed to make me think there could be issues when seeking a road worthy.  Here is pdf file.  Cheers Ron

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Posted 17 June 2020 - 12:45 PM

I remember helping my mate doing rego checks years ago.

We had to measure the tint for it to be passed.

Had to be fairly dark for it to fail.

My newly acquired VF SS has pretty dark glass as standard.

Same as my VE SS in 2006

 

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Posted 18 June 2020 - 09:49 AM

Hi Rob.  Out of curiosity, how do you measure the tint darkness?  On a separate note, I am wondering would it be better to get my side windows tinted before they are fitted to the car or after? Cheers Ron



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Posted 18 June 2020 - 07:26 PM

they use a machine, shines a light through the glass the amount of light lost due to tint determines the percentage of the tint






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