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Re: Windshield Repair tools

To: Mike Lee - Team Banana Racing <>
Subject: Re: Windshield Repair tools
From: Art Pfenninger <>
Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 13:13:08 -0400 (EDT)
On Wed, 7 Apr 1999, Mike Lee - Team Banana Racing wrote:

> >Well, I just spent $40 on another car windshield chip repair.  I seem to get 
>one or two a year...especially on my wife's jeep that has an almost vertical 
> >Does anyone have their own tools and repair materials?  I can see several 
>brands advertised on the net.  All seem to start around $200 for a basic 
>kit...up to $900 for some "special" ones.  Any recommendations on a 
>inexpensive kit that works? 
> >Thanks
> Do you have full coverage insurance?  My ins. co (State Farm) will replace a 
>w/s for the
> cost of a deductible, but that will eventually raise my rates.  However, they 
>will have as
> many rock chips repaired as necessary, free of charge and with no effect on 
>my insurance.
> Personally, I find this stupid, as my deductible is $100, a new w/s is $135, 
>and the rock
> chips generally cost from $40-$90 to get fixed.  However, since they are 
>paying....  BTW,
> I've had at least 3 chips repaired (they use gravel out here instead of salt 
>and plows...),
> and my insurance has never gone up.....
> Something to check into...
> Mike
        Check on what full glass coverage will cost you that way you don't
have to pay a deductable. At the same time check on what road service will
cost, it pays to have more than one place such as AAA to turn to when you
need road service. 

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