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    62 / BT7 windshield

    my windshield has a number of wiper scratches in it and after trying to polish them out for a day, i gave up. they don't seem that deep but i guess i do not have the equipment to get the job done. So i took my glass over to the local auto glass shop and asked the guy if he could get me the glass. it needs new seals and all so i just wanted to get the glass. his book listed glass for a 63-67 Mark II but nothing for a 62.
    my question is: is that the same glass. my VIN number is 16183 so is it possible it uses the same glass as the 63? which i believe would be a BJ7 model. as you can see in the pic attached it is not flat glass.IMG_0255.jpg

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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    The BJ7 is a MK II (aka Mk IIA) as well and his book is showing glass for the BJ7 and the BJ8. It won't fit your car. Contact these folks, they may be able to help: http://www.prosourceglassintl.com/index.html They are local to me and offer very good prices.
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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    I think it is the same glass, someone smarter will confirm. I tried polishing scratches out also, a waste of time.

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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    Glass for a 63-67 Healey will definitely not fit a BT7. As for polishing, it will work but takes a long time with the right equipment. I used an Eastwood kit and was happy with the result. The wiper tracks that were noticeable are now very faint. Having the windshield out of the car so you can work on a horizontal surface helps. It does make a mess, as you use plenty of water.

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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    Take a look at the Moss page: https://mossmotors.com/austin-healey...shield-mirrors You can see the BJ7 and BT7 windshields are different part #s. Moss carries the correct windshield for the BT7.
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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    I bought my replacement windshield for my BT7 from Pilkington. Very happy with it.
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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    thanks. i knew Moss had them. but since i was not going Tri-plex, figured i would look local. freight has to be high on these things. but guess i will need to get one shipped from somewhere.

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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    Quote Originally Posted by Drone Dog View Post
    thanks. i knew Moss had them. but since i was not going Tri-plex, figured i would look local. freight has to be high on these things. but guess i will need to get one shipped from somewhere.
    Again, if you are going to have it shipped, give these folks a call. Their prices were much better than the usual suspects: http://www.prosourceglassintl.com/index.html
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    Re: 62 / BT7 windshield

    Agree with using Pilkington. It's the same glass as Moss with the Triplex logo but less cost.
    John, BN4

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