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i have to get a windscreen fitted ti the disco for the dreaded MOT iv got one now with no cracks etc but need it fitting is it posible to do a DIY job or is it better to get this done by a specialist if so anyone got any experience in this or any idea of cost for fitting ??? and with which company

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shane

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On 300 series (and later) Discovery the windscreen is glued to the body. If you didn't replace a glued windscreen before, and I guess you didn't, then better call a specialist.

Besides the windscreen you might also need the top finisher (seal) and maybe the side finishers if they can't be recovered from the old windscreen. It's better to replace the top finisher anyway.

One thing to keep in mind is the vehicle is not to be moved for something like 4-6 hours after gluing the windscreen, it depends on the temperature and the silicone used (the glue).

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On 300 series (and later) Discovery the windscreen is glued to the body. If you didn't replace a glued windscreen before, and I guess you didn't, then better call a specialist.

Besides the windscreen you might also need the top finisher (seal) and maybe the side finishers if they can't be recovered from the old windscreen. It's better to replace the top finisher anyway.

One thing to keep in mind is the vehicle is not to be moved for something like 4-6 hours after gluing the windscreen, it depends on the temperature and the silicone used (the glue).

cheers m8 im thinking ill get some one to fit it

will a windscreen from an earlier model fit ???

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Even if a 200 series windscreen is the same shape and size with a 300 series one (I don't know for sure), the 200 series type is mounted with a seal (the old traditional way - same way as the alpine or tailgate windows) so it's improper for bonding to the body. It also lacks the black masking all way round to hide the bonding strip.

They're different part numbers no matter the configuration, by the way.

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Even if a 200 series windscreen is the same shape and size with a 300 series one (I don't know for sure), the 200 series type is mounted with a seal (the old traditional way - same way as the alpine or tailgate windows) so it's improper for bonding to the body. It also lacks the black masking all way round to hide the bonding strip.

They're different part numbers no matter the configuration, by the way.

ok no problems i should look into thing more before splashing out think i have the wronge one

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