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Old 03-01-2010, 01:14 AM   #1
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I noticed today that my laptop must have pushed on my rear window too hard while accelerating on a cold morning. There are three small cracks in the window about 0.5" long each.

Can I fix this with something simple? Anyone have any suggestions? The top is not in great shape, but is fine. This is a weekend car and stored inside so it doesn't really need a new top, but I don't want the cracks to get any bigger and I do drive in the rain some.
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Superglue? Reheat and seal? I put about 3 cracks in mine when i was working on it in the winter and folded it down...FAIL. I taped it up with clear tape, looked like crap but im getting a new top this summer(glass window ftw).
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I put clear tape on mine and now I threw it out and got a hardtop FTW
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I thought about superglue, but wasn't sure if it would fog up the area around it and be too hard. It was a dumb move. I knew not to fold it down, but didn't think of the laptop being able to put that much pressure on it.

I will probably replace the top sometime in the future but will probably keep the soft top because I want to stay be able to put the top down.

Perhaps some clear tape on each side is the best option I have.
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Welcome to my world, my plastic window has half a roll of gorilla tape on it. When I'm done with go fast parts I'll replace it.
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When I'm done with go fats parts I'll replace it.
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Errrr, i think super glue might work better if your have very steady hands lmao. I used tape man even clear tape, or the crap that says transparent tape, and it looked like ****. Still does, at one point i had tuck tape on there(the red tape, not duct). But i say try the superglue route first.
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I'll give it a shot and post results... I hate that I poked a hole with the dang laptop. Too much powah...
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I reached back there once and tapped the plastic on a cold day and it shattered.

I had to get a whole new top. I refused to keep duct tape on it haha
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