Nissan 370Z Safe A Pillar Removal

To replace the windscreen for a Nissan 370Z you will have to remove the left hand and right hand A Pillar Mouldings. Not a complicated procedure, however, I am still yet to come across a mould that has not been damaged in some way by a clumsy windscreen technician. Often auto glass technicians and DIY enthusiasts begin […]

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ADAS Systems – More Trouble Than They Are Worth?

Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), are accessories developed to automate/adapt/enhance vehicles for improved safety and better driving. ADAS comes in many forms/features designed to minimise collisions by assisting/alerting the driver to potential problems. For example, ADAS may deploy safeguards by taking over control of the vehicle, to reduce the chance of a collision. Adaptive features may automate […]

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Why did my Machinery Glass break?

Many machinery windscreens today are glazed in rubber seals and it’s not uncommon to see one of these windscreens cracked without any sign of impact. So why does this occur? Often flat windscreens for machinery are custom cut, and installed by auto glass specialists. This not only saves money for the client on the glass part, it also saves […]

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Sealing Windscreen Joints

Occasionally as Auto Glass Technicians we come across a job were we have to seal two or more glass windscreens together with a joint. It’s not a very common set up and we tend to find this kind of glass joint on Busses and Plant Machinery. As a machinery specialists Service 8® comes across these kinds […]

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Volvo Excavator Lower Windscreen

We’re getting all technical down here at Service 8®, now broadcasting from our very own YouTube Channel. Steven Spielberg’s job is still safe. However, the channel will give an alternative avenue for technical Blog’s. Actions can sometime speak louder than words and in addition it can be a more interesting that reading. This short Youtube illustrates how […]

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Sikaflex 295 UV

Recently we trialed several windscreen installations using Sikaflex 295 UV and here is what we found. Now just for the record, any reviews you read on the Windscreen Blog are unbiased and not advertisements. We don’t do “cash for comments”. Any products we recommend on the Blog are because we feel there are benefits to […]

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Mercedes ML 350 Windscreen Sensors

The Mercedes ML Front Windscreen Replacement is an exotic installation that should be carried out by experienced technicians only. We are not going to quote an estimated installation time here as takes as long as it takes, its not a speed competition. However, an experienced technician should be able to complete the task in a […]

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Holden Commodore Windscreen, Done Right!

Its been well documented that Service 8® has commented many times on the quality of windscreen installations and how the vast majority of lazy technicians simply refuse to use the correct fitting procedures. Holden Commodore Cowl Panel We understand that every technician has his/her own methods, however there are some critical parts of a windscreen […]

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