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History When was colored plexiglass used?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Barn Hunter, Nov 19, 2018.

  1. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 11,272


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  2. The Moonglow had blue plexi vent windows..
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  3. 4speed411
    Joined: Jun 8, 2013
    Posts: 159


    Just finished some Red Plexi Glass sun visors for the 41 Hot Rod Pickup IMG_20190415_210140000.jpg
  4. gnichols
    Joined: Mar 6, 2008
    Posts: 10,395

    from Tampa, FL

    As mentioned above, I remember it being used mostly in race cars, and wanna be race (street) cars in the 60's. Plexi is very light compared to glass and it was widely used in all kinds of motorsports to save weight (especially when replacing OEM glass in production cars) and of course for creating small, often curved, windscreens. The tinted stuff was just for show and illegal in most states on the street. Perhaps it still is? If I could get some, I'd like it to be the same optical orange used for helmets and night-time driving glasses! LOL. Gary
    Last edited: May 4, 2019

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