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Old 08-04-2008, 10:02 AM   #1
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I just talked to Winnie in Forest City about replacing the drivers side of my windshield on my Meridian. I caught a stone on the I70 in SD and it quickly turned into a 10" crack that started on the right middle edge. It cracked in about 4" then turned and is running straight up.

My MH policy has a $500 deductable, but at those prices I may make the claim. That sounded pretty steep for HALF of a windshield. Anyone have a windshield replaced recently?

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Old 08-04-2008, 10:02 AM   #2
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I just talked to Winnie in Forest City about replacing the drivers side of my windshield on my Meridian. I caught a stone on the I70 in SD and it quickly turned into a 10" crack that started on the right middle edge. It cracked in about 4" then turned and is running straight up.

My MH policy has a $500 deductable, but at those prices I may make the claim. That sounded pretty steep for HALF of a windshield. Anyone have a windshield replaced recently?

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Old 08-04-2008, 10:09 AM   #3
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I had the passenger side done on my Horizon, a total of 16 hundred bucks. No gun used.

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Old 08-04-2008, 10:21 AM   #4
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Yep, thats what I (insurance) paid ($900) for each side on the Journey. Replaced the drivers side in '06 and the passengers side in '07. Thank goodness Florida insurance has no deductable on windsheilds.
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Old 08-04-2008, 10:43 AM   #5
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If you think thats bad... My son's brand new Toyota FJ Cruiser got a rock from a gravel truck. New windshield $1200
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:07 AM   #6
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I also paid $900 at Forest City for passenger side of my 99 Brave, local glass installer wanted $1200.
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:18 AM   #7
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Wow, that should make me feel better, but somehow it just doesn't.....................
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:39 AM   #8
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Where do you go to get them replaced?

I just got back from a trip and got both cracked. You got to love the road construction on I40 & I25 .
Thank God, after reading this, I opted for the full glass coverage with my insurance company.
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Old 08-04-2008, 11:39 AM   #9
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I have cracks in both sides of my windshield. Once was from a rock meeting someone. It took 3 weeks before it showed.

The other one we were sitting parked for the summer, and I looked out, and noticed the other side.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:30 PM   #10
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My policy thru AON automatically has $100.00 deductible for glass.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:37 PM   #11
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Here is our recent windshield saga.

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Our deduct. was $250 and the parts (both windshields, factory bonded L/R gasket, factory locking strip), shipping and installation was around $2200 I think.
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Old 08-04-2008, 01:55 PM   #12
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It was a glass destruction derby after our 2006 Alaska trip. Had chips in the driver's side coach glass, passenger glass had a 12-14" long crack. Factory service billed State Farm for about $1200 for right-side glass as I recall. Jeep had two nice "L" shaped cracks - replaced at rally grounds by a mobile glass tech while the coach was in the shop.

The beautiful thing about being registered in Florida with Florida insurance is -zero- deductible for glass replacement.

PS: Jane managed to hit (no fault of hers) a Turkey Vulture this spring in the windshield so the Jeep has yet another new windshield. Aside from some glass shards in the front seats, all was well.
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A year ago June 1/2 the windshield for our Ultimate was $750 for the glass, plus shipping costs and labor costs. As I recall, we ended up somewhere around $2,500 for both by the time the job was over.
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Old 08-04-2008, 04:33 PM   #14
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Wow, that just seems like a heck of a lot of money for glass. Guess I'm just old school. I thought of paying for it myself, figuring that it would be about $500. Boy was I off..........
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