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Old 03-19-2021, 12:04 PM   #1
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Window Blew Off!

Driving down I 75 yesterday one of the frameless windows blew off and hit another car. We’ve sealed the opening with a special plastic. Need to order a mew window frame and all according to repairman, but he says the dealer takes around 6-10 weeks to get them in for him.
Has anyone ordered direct from Thor?

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Old 03-19-2021, 12:48 PM   #2
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Thor gets them from a manufacturer, doubt they would have one in stock.

Are you in Florida? These folks did great for me a couple of years back.

https://suncoastdesigners.com/

They do maintain some stock of the tempered glass in sizes there.

Good luck!
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Old 03-19-2021, 01:02 PM   #3
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I am in Florida. I'll reach out to them. Thanks.
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Old 03-19-2021, 01:31 PM   #4
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Was everyone in the other car okay?
(potential liability claim... )
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Old 03-19-2021, 02:31 PM   #5
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Yes. No damage to the other vehicle
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Old 03-19-2021, 02:55 PM   #6
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At least that's some good news...
Good luck in getting it replaced.
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Old 03-19-2021, 03:15 PM   #7
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Driving down I 75 yesterday one of the frameless windows blew off and hit another car. We’ve sealed the opening with a special plastic. Need to order a mew window frame and all according to repairman, but he says the dealer takes around 6-10 weeks to get them in for him.

Has anyone ordered direct from Thor?


Yikes! That’s the stuff of nightmares. Glad nobody was hurt and you’re on top of it.
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Old 03-19-2021, 04:44 PM   #8
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Please report this incident to the NHSTA. Thor needs to be put on notice by safety regulators for their poor and unsafe construction techniques.
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Old 03-19-2021, 04:47 PM   #9
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While I agree with reporting to NHTSA, the fault isn't clear. Could have been bad installation or material defects in the window kit. In either case, if it's more than a one-off, a recall might be in order.
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Old 03-19-2021, 05:52 PM   #10
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Old 03-19-2021, 08:30 PM   #11
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I hate it when that happens!

We almost lost one of the windows behind the dinette on our Windsport back in the fall of '18 - only the second "serious" trip we made in the rig. Just happened to catch a glimpse of it flapping from the side-view mirror. Luckily light traffic, so I could slow down to about 35mph until I could find a place to stop and check it out.

The twist-handle for the tilt open/close mechanism was stripped.....

Luckily I had some duct tape available to secure it down until we got home, and could get a "size larger" screw into the handle.
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