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50 Buick windshield swap

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by thewildturkey46, Jan 25, 2008.

  1. thewildturkey46
    Joined: Dec 4, 2005
    Posts: 748

    from Rice, MN

    Hi, has anyone changed out a 2 piece windshield on a 50 Buick special jetback sedan to a one piece? What windshield did you use, did it fit right in or did you have to modify the opening. I THINK the Buick super glass will fit. There are so many styles of Buicks, the sites I have found on Buicks seem to address restorations only. thanks for the help. Dale
  2. Silhouettes 57
    Joined: Dec 9, 2006
    Posts: 2,791

    Silhouettes 57

    Maybe a '50 Caddy or '50 Olds??? My Bro-In-Law has a '50 Buick Sedanett, maybe he knows, I'll ask him.
  3. A Chopped Coupe
    Joined: Mar 2, 2004
    Posts: 1,133

    A Chopped Coupe

    I am not 100% sure, but I thought the 50 GM cars all shared the same front windshield.
    I put a 50 Olds one piece in my 51 Chev Htp some 45 years ago. Worked great and looked 500% better than the two piece.


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  4. Gr8ballsofir
    Joined: Apr 21, 2001
    Posts: 768


    '50 Special is 2 piece. Super and Roadmaster are one piece. Super and Special have the same Body...

  5. thewildturkey46
    Joined: Dec 4, 2005
    Posts: 748

    from Rice, MN

    thanks for the info guys..................Dale
  6. etperf10
    Joined: Aug 20, 2007
    Posts: 6

    from indiana

    Hey Guys
    I put a 50 olds 1 piece windshield into a 51 chevy sedan delivery just had to cut out the center bar and it fit right in, but I had a local glass shop install the glass but I had to help very simple to do. Hope this helps
  7. 1oldtimer
    Joined: Aug 21, 2003
    Posts: 7,961


    i think you can also use a olds window also you can use an olds 98 rear window too, but you'll have better luck finding a buick one.

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