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Many Barth owners know the windshield glass carries an i.d. of W130 and W131 and that it was used on an early 1980's GMC Cabover trucks. We just discovered it is also original equipment on 1950 and 1951 Buick Coupe and Sedans. Available through some antique glass companies, including Auto City Glass.


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Which Barth? I had a '50 Oldmobile (same body as Buick) and nowhere close to 8' wide or 3' high. Might have been one of the class Cs.


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They are two panels, left and right on the Euro and our '93 Regency wide body. A flat 6" piece goes in the center for the 102" wide coach. If you use the W130 and W131 they say these fit.


1993 32' Regency Wide Body, 4 speed Allison Trans, Front Entry door, Diamond Plate aluminum roof &
1981 Euro 22' w Chevy 350 engine and TH 400 tranny
 
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Tom I think Gary Carter is referring to this statement.
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We just discovered it is also original equipment on 1950 and 1951 Buick Coupe and Sedans.

I am confused also that cars are not as wide as a Barth.
 
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I am also confused but the vendor lists the windshields as W130 and W131 that are the exact description of those on the Euro and our Regency. When I replaced one side of the Regency in 2012 Binswanger Glass installed these same ones. Sitting side by side they are identical. As to the Buick in 1950 I have not seen one but they say these are original equipment and are available. I will be replacing the Euros so we shall see. No sense removing the old ones and installing new rubber gaskets and then putting fogged old ones back in.


1993 32' Regency Wide Body, 4 speed Allison Trans, Front Entry door, Diamond Plate aluminum roof &
1981 Euro 22' w Chevy 350 engine and TH 400 tranny
 
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Good luck with the replacements! Having sold the Regal I don't need them any more but it is good to know they are still around. I was going to replace them on the 86, ordered and got the pass side for about $200 a couple years back. I gave it to Alan when he bought the coach.

Did you find a source for the rubber gasket? The PO of the Regal gave me one and I passed it on also.


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Belay my last! Rusty knows what that means. I called the advertiser and learned that the glass industry reuses the standard descriptors for windshields about every ten years. So the W130 and W131 that described the 1950 cars was reused in 1980 for a completely different glass. I ordered the 1975-85 Chevrolet/GMC Astro Truck (not van). Both are available (at least here in Texas) for $278.50 plus tax each. We need to keep a look out for some recent new application for the W130 and W131 windshields that will not fit.


1993 32' Regency Wide Body, 4 speed Allison Trans, Front Entry door, Diamond Plate aluminum roof &
1981 Euro 22' w Chevy 350 engine and TH 400 tranny
 
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Did you find a source for the rubber gasket? The PO of the Regal gave me one and I passed it on also.[/QUOTE]

I have ne never seen the cross section of the extrusion, but Amazon has a bunch of locking windshield seals one might be the same.

https://www.amazon.com/Rubber-...rubber+molding&psc=1


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Steele Rubber Products lists one that has the center vertical piece molded into it so there are no leaks, but they want over $300 for it.


1993 32' Regency Wide Body, 4 speed Allison Trans, Front Entry door, Diamond Plate aluminum roof &
1981 Euro 22' w Chevy 350 engine and TH 400 tranny
 
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