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PSA: back window broken by middle school soccer ball

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by CarbonFree, Jun 7, 2018.

  1. CarbonFree

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    Not terribly strong.
     

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  2. Pkmmte

    Pkmmte Le meow

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    Ouch! Now let's see how the back window can break whoever threw that soccer ball.
     
  3. cgiGuy

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    Umm.. did you see this happen or take kid’s word for it?

    Looks like 2 distinct impacts from something small.
     
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  4. icefree

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    Well, looks like that soccer ball had two rocks embedded in it. :(
     
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  5. tracksyde

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    It looks like the "object" hit the window right above the 3rd brake light. Maybe that had something to do with the glass cracking.
     
  6. CarbonFree

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    It was most certainly a soccer ball. I agree that the pattern of breakage is a bit odd.
     
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    It's a soccer ball if the dictionary says soccer ball means two rocks
     
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  8. CarbonFree

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    Setting aside the fact that I witnessed the impact with my own eyes, let's pretend two rocks managed to hit the rear of a parked car in the exact same spot, with no evidence of any strikes in other locations, then vanished.

    Or, if you prefer, let's pretend these same two rocks managed to strike the same spot while on the highway, approaching from the rear at 90 mph.

    If you believe either of these, did you also know your picture is in the dictionary, under "gullible?"
     
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  9. RDoc

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    Heavens, you're trying to say that your own lying eyes saw something that people hundreds of miles away infer are more to be believed? Clearly not a fanboi.
     
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  10. flashflooder

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    wonder if this was a freak accident, or your glass was already under stress due to improper install, or this is going to be a common thing with Model 3...

    I'm hoping not the later, because I imagine that is not a cheap piece of glass to repair...
     
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    Sorry to see that. I hope your specific car had an issue that made the glass weaker. That said, I generally try to park far away from places where my car can get hit balls.
     

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