7EC Windshield alternative

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jeffjones
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7EC Windshield alternative

Post by jeffjones » Tue Jul 18, 2017 16:03

I have 7-EC s.n. 770 A 1963 and I believe the last one built before American Champion resurected the 7EC.

i am being quoted ~$700 for a new windshield. Is there any alternative to this? Seems I remember something about a flat vs bubble windshield or short vs long or something. A Citabria ws is only ~$250. ??????

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Re: 7EC Windshield alternative

Post by MikeB » Wed Jul 19, 2017 08:48

Jeff,
I believe the Citabria one will fit your model. It's certainly less expensive than the bubble which I have on my L16 (7BCM). Either windshield will take a lot of trimming to make it fit properly.
Mike

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Re: 7EC Windshield alternative

Post by Paul Agaliotis » Fri Jul 21, 2017 22:33

Like mike pointed out, the Citabria windshield will work. If that's what you took out. I buy mine from Cee Bailey, they require the least amount of trimming.
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