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This window has a long history. Though not completely fixed, the window can now be shoved back into its slot. At one time the window was "more" broken and actually stuck out from the body of the car at a 45 degree angle thereby provoking the local citizenry.
During this time, the windows deformity seemed to provoke motorists and pedestrians alike into "letting Dave know about it" or simply to catcall in "humorous" fashion. People do not like to see deformity in a car and will respond in a paroxysm of baboon-like rage and confusion.
The following is Dave's account of getting the window repaired.
"The plastic runner clip, that bears the window, broke from simple "wear n' tear." The part is near irreplaceable in the GM pipeline, and the repair labor is both challenging and unglamorous for the corrective maintenance technician. You know that when I took the car to the national autoglass VISTAR, the technician suggested that I might want to go out to the junkyard and search out the clip. My response was, "Do you think that I would be sitting in your foyer, drinking coffee and reading your People Magazines, if I would ever be inclined to mine a local salvage yard?" His retort was that I could get off his lot immediately "if that's your crappy attitude!" Discouraged and yet resolved, I got my keys and obliged him. The window has remained unfixed as a taunt and a challenge to the auto-obsessed."
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