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Damn - gotta find a fix for this stuff.. replacing one every 3-6mos isn't a good option
 

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Damn - gotta find a fix for this stuff.. replacing one every 3-6mos isn't a good option
It’s easy, just adjust your insurance deductible to zero for glass, and replace every few months. You’ll get a new windshield before you even have to clean it.
 

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Same location on mine 1000 miles. Happened in a parking lot while I was on the phone. I heard it and watched it happen. Frustrated and miss my JK.
So nothing hit the windshield, it just cracked?
 

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It’s usually a possibly unnoticed rock strike on the edge of the glass that turns into a crack with time and the defrost working on the cold winter glass.
That’s exactly what mine did. It was obvious that there was a rock that hit after looking closely at the crack.
 

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We need to form a petition for gorilla glass.

Mine got chipped on like day 4 of ownership which I’m sure will lead to spider cracks.. I’ve got USAA so when it does start I’ll just get it replaced for free but still a pain!
 

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We need to form a petition for gorilla glass.

Mine got chipped on like day 4 of ownership which I’m sure will lead to spider cracks.. I’ve got USAA so when it does start I’ll just get it replaced for free but still a pain!
Can you buy after market gorilla glass?
 

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My JK's windshield got cracked (stone) when it was barely 2 months old (while on a road trip from VA to AZ and back). I replaced it when we got back, but it got cracked again within weeks (another stone). It took 4 more hits/cracks over the next two years and since none were in the driver's field of view, it passed state inspection so I never bothered to have it replaced. I've had the JL now for 3 months and no cracks yet (knock on wood).
 

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So nothing hit the windshield, it just cracked?
So nothing hit the windshield, it just cracked?
Not that I saw or heard. I was sitting in a parking lot when I heard it and saw it crack. I guess I was lucky in my JK. However, I purchased the expensive gorilla glass option for my JK. Hope they come out with something soon for the JL. The glass seems really thin.
 

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