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Got my gorilla glass windshield installed. They did try to charge me $900+ even though they said Allstate approved it. Ended up working out to just pay my deductible. So, I advise to double check with insurance and installer the out of pocket cost ahead of time.

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How did you all decide whether to repair or replace your windshield (other than upgrading to the Gorilla Glass) if it was a chip (smaller than a quarter).
 

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How did you all decide whether to repair or replace your windshield (other than upgrading to the Gorilla Glass) if it was a chip (smaller than a quarter).
On our insurance chips smaller than a dollar bill get fixed for free. So that's my standard. Unless it is right in my line of sight.
 

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On our insurance chips smaller than a dollar bill get fixed for free. So that's my standard. Unless it is right in my line of sight.
Thanks Andy. My insurance company directed me to a local company and while I was making an appointment to get it fixed, she kept asking me if I wanted it replaced instead since it is covered. I wasn't liking the sales pitch but also want to make the right decision.
 

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Tuesday is the day for my replacement at the dealership. I hope it has the Gorilla on it, I am paying them 125.00.
 

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This happened on a recent trip, started off as a repairable bullseye but spread to a pretty large crack

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Im sure it can’t be repaired so guessing replacement and if so does anyone have suggestions for the Houston/Katy Tx area for replacing

I was thinking dealer as I’m sure they have someone come in and do the work and I have a hefty deductible for my glass

heres a closeup

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I have had to replace 2 windshields within a month in Arizona. Was told by dealer, JL's cannot get Gorilla glass due to the camera in the front windshield and the calibration. Gorilla glass is too thick for it. Insurance cant raise rates or charge if your covered but they can drop you if your replacing too many in a year. That number from them seems to be 3 or 4 in a year. Ouch, half way there.
 

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I have had to replace 2 windshields within a month in Arizona. Was told by dealer, JL's cannot get Gorilla glass due to the camera in the front windshield and the calibration. Gorilla glass is too thick for it. Insurance cant raise rates or charge if your covered but they can drop you if your replacing too many in a year. That number from them seems to be 3 or 4 in a year. Ouch, half way there.
2 in a month :crying: thats a lot of coin unless you have a low or zero deductible, my comprehensive is pretty high so for mine I will wait until it gets worst, my crack is in the lower corner on the passenger side.
 

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I joined the 2 cracked windshields in a month club yesterday. Both times it happened when I had the freedom panels off and windows up, wondering if its just a coincidence or if it creates airflow more likely to direct rocks at the windshield? Anyone else have similar experiences? Cant seem to find anyone else making that connection on the boards.
 

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I got one of this $15 kits and it’s not perfect but looks a lot better, more visible from the inside than out and it’s on the passenger side in the lower corner

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Here in MA, windshields are replaced for free if you have full coverage. After 2-3 winters, you just smack it with a hammer and get a new one.

*I'm not from here, but have been told some things by the locals.
 

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I called 3 different Jeep parts departments to verify this and all said the same thing...

This is the part number for gorilla glass for those with the advance safety group.....
MS68426448AA

Safelite told me if I got them the part number they can order the glass. My insurance (travellers) said to have safelite request the part and they will look at it.

I hope this all goes well!
 
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