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sure is pricey, about 3 times the price of the regular windshield
 

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From the link:

" Installation Time: 12-24 hours"

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I guess if you do a lot of highway driving, it might be worth it.
 

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Probably referring to the time you should let it sit before driving. I am getting the non Mopar version of this soon. I have to think it is the exact same without the markup.
 

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Isn't the Gorilla Glass windshield thinner than OEM? I've heard various stories about gaps around the windshield frame because the thinner glass doesn't fill up the channel. I read it on the internet so you know it's true!
 

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The picture shows a JK windshield though
 

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I'm still sitting on my original windshield that had a crack horizontally through the middle. My quotes have ranged from $600-900 to replace. I may wait a bit until the summer to replace it with this gorilla glass, see what prices are like then.
 

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Perhaps that price is for Wranglers with the Adaptive Cruise Control?

When I bought my 2019 Toyota Tacoma, in trying to get me to buy an extended warranty, the business manager informed me that the replacement windshield alone was $3,000, because of the all the fancy electronics.

Also, Quadratec normally sells Mopar-branded parts above what you can get them for at your Jeep dealer.
 

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Perhaps that price is for Wranglers with the Adaptive Cruise Control?

When I bought my 2019 Toyota Tacoma, in trying to get me to buy an extended warranty, the business manager informed me that the replacement windshield alone was $3,000, because of the all the fancy sensors.

Also, Quadratec normally sells Mopar-branded parts for more than you can get them from your Jeep dealer.
That's likely the price for a windshield replacement versus a replacement windshield. After replacing a windshield, you're supposed to get all the fancy sensors recalibrated which drives up the labor cost due to the specialized equipment/training needed. In talking to the local glass shop, they said it wasn't uncommon for it to run 2-3K to have a new windshield put in these days due to the additional labor.

I'm in the market for new glass myself right now. What I'm curious to find out is if I handle this as a claim through my insurance, are they going to allow me to install a $1000 Gorilla Glass windshield on their dime (after I pay the deductible of course)? With a $500 deductible, it sounds like my options are to go with generic glass for about $375 and avoid the insurance company altogether, or file a claim and pay the $500 for (hopefully) the Gorilla Glass option. I'll be more than a little bummed if they only want to cover the $600 OEM replacement. Also wondering if a glass claim will affect my policy rates down the road...
 

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Some insurance companies replace cracked windscreens at no cost to the insured. I've been with the same insurer for more than 50 years and have never paid for a replacement. There has been a good number of them - including one on the Wrangler about a month after it was new.
 

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