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  • What are the pros & cons of these? Do they tend to rattle or not seal as well as traditional windows? Currently looking at Foresters and I'm just.

    This is the first car I've owned that had frameless windows. When windows are rolled down, the door opens like a convertable: nothing in the.

    I have noticed that the new models of STI have a door frame for the windows. Did a search but couldn't really find a concrete answer or reason.

    It's practically a hallmark of the company's products. Hawkeye - Sold Fav Mod: Search this Thread Advanced Search. Coming Soon My Threads Posts:

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    One of the things Subaru was unique for were their frameless windows. What are your thoughts? Frameless or framed windows? Subaru Fowester is offline. Where do you live? Frameless can be the suck here. Also, it is far too easy to gain access to my shiny goods inside. While not everyone has had these problems, framed doors wouldn't have had these issues in my opinion.

    Wifey doesn't like them, but then again, she doesn't drive the Foz. Frameless designs were meant for hardtops and convertibles back in the day.

    Sedans, wagons should have framed door windows. I understand this gives uniqueness to Subaru but that doesn't necessarily mean it is superior engineering. If it was, other makes would be using it. I am guessing the latest Subaru designs changed to framed windows due to side-impact structural reasons. Last edited by upflying; at Sometimes I like to close the door by grabbing the window frame. Is this one of your Earth jokes? You also leave smudges and fingerprints on the glass if you close the door by shoving on the window.

    As an owner of a frameless door glass vehicle not a Subaru , I never close the door by pushing on the glass. As suggested by Subanoobie, I think doing so could damage the window mechanism or stress the glass. The trouble arises when people children especially who are unfamiliar with the car carelessly shut the door while pushing forcefully on the glass.

    Framed door glass adds rigidity and allows closing the door without concern. The Seventh Sister Administrator. Originally Posted by upflying View Post. The security concerns of frameless glass is not much of a issue with people inclined to break into cars. Smashing window glass is the preferred method of entry. Broken spark plug insulators is the preferred tool to effortlessly liquefy any sidewindow glass.

    Slims Jim and coat hanger methods of entry are old school, slow, attract suspicion of bystanders and is beyond the skill levels of street thugs. I actually looked for teh framed window when I was buying the FXT. Framed windows always seem queiter to me that non framed. To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 3 or greater. You currently have 0 posts. YouTube - How to break the car window by spark plug.

    I like framed windows better. I've owned both framed and not and wind noise is a big reason. I like em, especially after I ran my face into a framed window on my mom's camry. Originally Posted by gdawrx View Post.

    I like the frameless for their design, and never had any issues with wind noise in the Foz. The Outback however, has window noise and I wish it was framed. Whatever you do, do it right. BB code is On. Title goes here close video goes here. For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome. View all users images. Frameless Windows or Framed Windows. You may not vote on this poll. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. Page 1 of 2. Linear Mode Linear Mode. Hybrid Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode.

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