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    Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    2002 Honda Civic with a crack about a foot long diagonally on the glass. All started with a small crack from a rock that we didn't notice until the glass cracked. I didn't want to jump into repairing it until winter was over.

    Does anyone have a recommendation? Good places? Cheap places? Price comparisons?



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    I got some chips fixed at Harmon Auto Glass in Clive last week. They were fast.


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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    If you don't mind a used one my kid got his switched out at Sams Riverside Auto and it was about $100 less than new. The glass they will put in has no flaws it is just out of a salvaged vehicle.


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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    Safelite repair, safelite replace....



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    Quote Originally Posted by jpete24 View Post
    2002 Honda Civic with a crack about a foot long diagonally on the glass. All started with a small crack from a rock that we didn't notice until the glass cracked. I didn't want to jump into repairing it until winter was over.

    Does anyone have a recommendation? Good places? Cheap places? Price comparisons?
    Let me know what you go with. I had the exact same thing happen and I was just waiting for the weather to warm up to get it fixed as well.



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    Safelite repair, safelite replace....
    Hate that jingle.



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    Safelite repair, safelite replace....
    Saw one of those vans in my neighborhood...just about punched my neighbor for supporting that company.



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonepower View Post
    Safelite repair, safelite replace....
    From someone who buys several windshields per month: NO!


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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    I honestly cannot remember what the company name is, but I've used this guy twice (yeah - we have too many vehicles) and he's GREAT to work with, both from a flexibility standpoint and price! He shows up where I work and gets it done in a flash. Call Alex at 515-770-6046.


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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    I went to a place on University across from the post office (or the back/side of the post office) it might be Auto Glass Repair... a guy from here either worked there or knew someone who did. I got great service there and it was cheaper than I expected.

    Ripvdub needs a new windsheild for his Honda Ridgeline. Might have to call them up again!


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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    www.safelite.com

    Hands down the best!



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    I've heard a couple horror stories about Safelite, so I'm a little hesitant, but from what people are saying on here its not too bad.

    Anybody have prices for their repairs? I can't go through insurance like some have suggested since Progressive apparently treated this like a luxury feature....(I like my Progressive though...they do a good job), and I would have to use my deductible.



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    I actually went with Safelite. I called yesterday and they are coming out this morning to replace the windshield at work. I'll keep you posted on how they did.

    I will say the price was surprisingly cheaper than I expected so that is good.



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    Re: Windshield Replacement in the DSM

    Quote Originally Posted by jpete24 View Post
    I actually went with Safelite. I called yesterday and they are coming out this morning to replace the windshield at work. I'll keep you posted on how they did.

    I will say the price was surprisingly cheaper than I expected so that is good.
    I was expecting $400 to replace mine on my s10... but it was $247.00 total! I am very pleased.

    How did yours turnout?



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