Date registered: Dec 1998
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Re: E430 Windshield
My 86 S-Class has the star. I think that is pretty much universal. I guess it doesn't HAVE to be Merc glass, but you should be very weary of aftermarket glass. Aftermarket glass is often times not as thick and the fit isn't always perfect. When the fit isn't perfect, there's the chance of getting less than a perfectly tight seal = leakage. Being a regular visitor in MB forums for the past 4 months or so, I have heard of a few people that have had bad luck with non-MB glass and wish they had gone with original glass. <br>
Bottom line IMHO: Aftermarket glass may work fine if you happened to get a good brand, but why run the risk?