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    Windshield repair

    Just damaged the windshield on my new Aston Vantage
    New R8 is fine
    Anyone know a glass expert in the Northeast?
    Thanks

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    Re: Windshield repair

    try safelite if they have your glass... i found them to be very good around here.

    if you have insurance give them a call as well and see what they recommend.

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    Re: Windshield repair

    Quote Originally Posted by Goonie View Post
    try safelite if they have your glass... i found them to be very good around here.

    if you have insurance give them a call as well and see what they recommend.
    Agree. Safelite has always worked well for me.
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    Re: Windshield repair

    I have used Safelite several times over the years and have been very satisfied. However, here’s a tip, insist upon the mobile service; they’ll come out to the house or work and with two techs, the job will take an hour or two. If you bring the car in, they will want the car all day and they will be on and off your job as small walk-ins or estimates come in. They advertise mobile service and robot installed but they would rather have you bring the car in. At least that has been the M.O of our local Safelite location.

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    Re: Windshield repair

    Thanks very much

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    Re: Windshield repair

    My wife's Q5 just had the windshield replaced - safelite did the work, and it was perfect. A week later, she decided to have a fender bender with another car - nothing major, but any kind of damage just makes me cringe.

    Nothing out of pocket with safelite since our auto policy has $0 deductible for any glass claims. As a frame of reference, though, the Audi OEM windshield was about $800.
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    Re: Windshield repair

    Cost for Aston windshieid is $3200. Additional seals, etc $300.
    Installation is about $670 with Miller Aston Martin. They have done many.
    Safelite wouldn't touch it.

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    Re: Windshield repair

    Quote Originally Posted by Larry View Post
    Cost for Aston windshieid is $3200. Additional seals, etc $300.
    Installation is about $670 with Miller Aston Martin. They have done many.
    Safelite wouldn't touch it.
    Had a rock fly up on my sls and the dealer wanted over $4,000 just for the windshield 😳

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    Re: Windshield repair

    My selling dealer in DC wanted $2850 but then there is shipping, etc.
    Expensive cars are expensive indeed.
    Could be worse
    Wonder what a winshield for our R8s would cost?

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    Re: Windshield repair

    Wow! That is an expensive windshield! I'm surprised Safelite wouldn't do it.
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