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Had a rock hit my Fat Bob headlight the other day and was wondering if this glass is actually DOT approved. From how it cracked, it looks suspect. I had to put some clear tape on it to get me home, but it should be apparent in the pixs how it cracked. In applying the tape, the glass was splintery, not like safety glass - cut my finger.

Any comments?

FYI - integrated dual headlight bucket assembly is $220 not including outer chrome housing, just headlight glass and plastic bucket.
 

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Headlights are not made from laminated safety glass, like your car windows.
 

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Safety glass has a plastic layer laminated between two layers of glass.

Hot as halogen headlights get, if they were made that way, I believe they might
bubble inside or at least de-laminate.
 

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makes sense, but I have seen a lot of auto headlights crack from rocks, but not spread like this. Also a lot of auto are now plastic, but lot bigger buckets for heat dispersion.
 

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makes sense, but I have seen a lot of auto headlights crack from rocks, but not spread like this. Also a lot of auto are now plastic, but lot bigger buckets for heat dispersion.
Dude...sucks about your headlight. Those lights aren't cheap either...

If you owned a pre 1975 car, you'd have seen the same thing, since cars haven't had large, round glass headlamps in a long time.

I see those lights on Ebay somethings.....
 
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