Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ General Discussion Forum > windshield help... damn sandstorms

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: windshield help... damn sandstorms Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
02-18-2011 01:03 PM
jeepinmarine Thanks for the help guys. The Jeep was parked in the Mojave desert when the sandstorm hit and ya the front of my Jeep is now satin black lol
02-18-2011 11:49 AM
Pmedg
Not sure which state your in, but this may make it cheaper

Zero Deductible States—FL, KY, MA, SC

If you live in Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, or South Carolina, you live in what's called a "Zero Deductible State." That means that your insurance company is required by law to allow you to purchase a windshield replacement using insurance with no deductible—as long as you have comprehensive insurance on your vehicle. If you live in one of these states, and have comprehensive insurance, it makes sense to use your insurance to pay for your auto glass replacement. Florida and Massachusetts only fully cover windshields, but Kentucky and South Carolina cover all glass replacement.
02-18-2011 11:29 AM
Jerry Bransford You probably can't buy a replacment windshield for less than the $130 I pay to have new windshields replaced in San Diego. This shop does Jeep Wranglers for $130 total, or at least did the last time I used them two years ago... 858-576-4300. They're between the 805 and 163 in the Kearny Mesa area, not that far from Camp Pendleton where you're stationed.
02-18-2011 11:29 AM
jgano23 replacing the glass in the windshield is way more difficult than it looks. by the time you get the glass and the proper tools you will have wasted a lot of $$. i leave it to the pros; as mentioned, it is usually about $150 to have it done.
02-18-2011 11:25 AM
KawiMonsterSahara i ALWAYS trust SAFELITE they have replaced windshields on 2 of my cars... check to see if you have one close by... they even came to my house when the basketball goal went through the windshield of my first car...
02-18-2011 11:21 AM
JBA111 I got the windshield replaced with factory spec grade windshield for 160bucks. had to shop arround online and yellow pages to locate this deal. they had it changed in 30 minetes and did a great job.
if you have any friends who do body work on cars ask who they use. they usually know someone good and the least price.
02-17-2011 09:24 AM
s3nt3nc3d
Quote:
Originally Posted by coyote99 View Post
Thats what I was wondering, depending on the grit of sand he may have a nice satin finish now
I wouldn't want to be driving toward it on a sunny day...the glare of the now chrome hood may be too much for my eyes...
02-17-2011 08:46 AM
coyote99
Quote:
Originally Posted by cubalz View Post
Must have been a heck of a sandstorm. What did it do to your paint??!?
Thats what I was wondering, depending on the grit of sand he may have a nice satin finish now
02-17-2011 08:42 AM
cubalz Must have been a heck of a sandstorm. What did it do to your paint??!?
02-17-2011 03:10 AM
s3nt3nc3d Honestly, it seems like it's not a whole lot more to just have it done professionally...I think it costs around $150 installed. You'll prolly save a bit of cash doing it yourself...but if you do it wrong, you're out that cash and then some. And even if you do it right...after all the time you spend following each step carefully, it may have been easier to have just paid someone to do it.

Also, check with your insurance company...often times they'll cover windshield replacements and waive your deductible.
02-17-2011 12:30 AM
jeepinmarine
windshield help... damn sandstorms

Has anybody ever replaced there own windshield? My jeep was in a sandstorm and now my windshield is pretty much frosted. I just want to know if its worth time time doing it myself or having it dont professionally.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:23 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC