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Old 03-24-2019, 07:15 PM
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Default Stress fracture in GT3RS Rear Window

Getting ready for my 4th session at the Sebring Chin event yesterday I noticed a fracture that looks like a large tennis racket. It is on the interior layer of the new glass. I decided not to run for obvious safety reasons and plan to take the car in tomorrow. Any one else experience this problem?
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Old 03-24-2019, 07:20 PM
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Originally Posted by RFGGT3 View Post
Getting ready for my 4th session at the Sebring Chin event yesterday I noticed a fracture that looks like a large tennis racket. It is on the interior layer of the new glass. I decided not to run for obvious safety reasons and plan to take the car in tomorrow. Any one else experience this problem?
That's Gorilla Glass, right? If there's no surface damage on the outside (or inside) but there's some sort of fracture on the interior layer, that's pretty obvious nothing actually hit it. So hopefully it's covered under warranty.
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Old 03-24-2019, 07:29 PM
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I wish they used gorilla glass for the windshield.
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Old 03-24-2019, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by FourT6and2 View Post
That's Gorilla Glass, right? If there's no surface damage on the outside (or inside) but there's some sort of fracture on the interior layer, that's pretty obvious nothing actually hit it. So hopefully it's covered under warranty.
No impact point interior or exterior, so I assume stress crack. Should be warranty.














i assume
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Old 03-24-2019, 08:38 PM
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Saw this on many .2s in Europe, it seems the gorilla glass can do this. Not sure if it will be covered, it wasn't with the Swedish guys I ran with at spa but I could be wrong

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Old 03-24-2019, 09:40 PM
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Happened to me too. Crack is from the inside. I kept driving with no problems. Might have to ask them to just give me regular glass if this keeps happening. Porsche must be exaggerating how much they actually test these cars.

I traced the crack outline.
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Old 03-25-2019, 10:37 AM
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Suncoast said window is covered by warranty. Ordered the replacement.
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Old 03-25-2019, 10:44 AM
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Same here. Problem now is what to do when it cracks again. Seems inevitable
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Good glad this is a warrantied item I was Def worried about this and glad you guys got the real info!
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Originally Posted by orthojoe View Post
Same here. Problem now is what to do when it cracks again. Seems inevitable
get the plastic ones from the 991.1 rs
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Old 03-25-2019, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by RennOracle
get the plastic ones from the 991.1 rs
Hmm... I wonder if I can acquire that here in the US...
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Crap, I hate those annoying little things that consume time to take the car to a dealer. Mclaren is looking more and more attractive
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Originally Posted by orthojoe View Post
Hmm... I wonder if I can acquire that here in the US...
Joe,
We can get the .1 rear window, but we have to pay for it. We can keep replacing the gorilla under warranty.
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Good to know
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Originally Posted by RFGGT3
Joe,
We can get the .1 rear window, but we have to pay for it. We can keep replacing the gorilla under warranty.
Thanks. question is if the glass keeps breaking, it turns into a constant pita to have to go back to the dealer.
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