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Offline gmbusguy1

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Scenic cruiser vista window glass
« on: March 10, 2008, 09:51:10 AM »
does anyone know the size of the upper deck vista glass on a 4501 scenic??????

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Offline TomC

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Re: Scenic cruiser vista window glass
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2008, 09:56:46 AM »
Probably unobtanium-one of the problems when dealing with a bus that only 1001 were made.  Good Luck, TomC
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Re: Scenic cruiser vista window glass
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2008, 10:19:40 AM »
It isn't unobtanium, It isn't cheap, but it is available.

Pat McNeil has the glass ( 410 365 2227 ), he is in Baltimore Md.

In rough numbers:
4501 windshields are shorter than 4104 windshields.
4501 vista windows are shorter than the 4501 windshield.

I can measure one if no one else has the measurements.
The top corner has a different radius than the bottom, so they are left & right sided (- unlike the windshield)
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Re: Scenic cruiser vista window glass
« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2008, 12:46:10 AM »
kyle, you kn ow of anyone that is willing to part with the skylight glass?

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Re: Scenic cruiser vista window glass
« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2008, 03:00:25 AM »
kyle, you kn ow of anyone that is willing to part with the skylight glass?

ROTFLMAO

But seriously, No, but I do know several looking for original! Seems the double pane glass is easily broken when removed since it breaks under it's own weight.

Most opt for plastic replacements. Less chance of broken pieces of glass on the floor.

besides, lately, I've noticed more scenicruiser owners trading parts with other owners with little if any cash changing hands. For me, it has worked out really well. I like knowing I helped save another 4501 & made a few new friends in the process.  ;D
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Re: Scenic cruiser vista window glass
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008, 05:36:14 AM »
To add to what Kyle said...even non Scenicruiser owners have given me parts...as in given and paid for the postage.  (You know who you are, the Duplin Scuppernong wine is coming soon!)
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Come to think of it, when folks heard what I was doing, the trip to pick ours up and picking it up cost up nothing.  The only thing I paid for was getting it off the drop deck, and that was greatly discounted!

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