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Author Topic: 102A3 drivers window and door window replacement  (Read 1264 times)
TrevorH
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« on: February 11, 2008, 07:21:26 PM »

What brands and distributors do you recommend for a replacement drivers window and door window on a MCI102A3?  I am kinda leaning towards the Penn dual pane but they are pretty pricy.  Anything else that is of good quality but maybe a little more budget minded?  Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2008, 07:32:45 PM »

I sure do love my Pennisula windows...  You won't regret the money spent as they are very well made windows.
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2008, 08:31:37 PM »

I love mine too. Very well made.  The owner is an engineer and has been in the business for many years.  He designed these after having been around the block.  They are the better mousetrap.  I don't think he does enough to market himself properly.
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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2008, 06:00:25 AM »

Peninsula seems to be doing fairly well even if they don't do much marketing.  Jeff Kemp told me he had 1,400 windows in queue when I ordered.  There was a 6 to 8 week lead time to get my windows made.

They are nice windows.
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2008, 08:36:45 AM »

Yes Penn windows are expensive and I have them in my bus.  With that said, they are still built lighter duty than I like.  I have bent the light weight screen frames.  So you can imagine what a cheapo window would be like.  When I replaced the transit windows with the Penn windows, the Penn windows weighed about half of what the very heavy duty transit windows were.  Good Luck, TomC
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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2008, 09:32:34 AM »

Heavy duty bus windows cost way more than Peninsula windows too.  I priced out exact replacement windows for my bus from Hehr and they cost I think $1600. 

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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2008, 09:43:56 AM »

I replaced a couple of windows in my coach by cutting the glass I took out of larger windows, to fit.

I would like thermopane but not in the foreseeable future.

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« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2008, 11:48:44 AM »

Back to the original topic.  Penn windows I think are your only "direct" replacement other than OEM
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« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2008, 07:02:00 PM »

There is another guy out there that makes windows for all coaches and special sizes.  He is the only competitor for Penn.  Sorry, don't remember the name but Gogggle it.

HTH,

John
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