windshield crack repair kit

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Old 04-23-13, 09:47 PM
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windshield crack repair kit

I'm looking for a windshield crack repair kit. Does anyone have any recommendations. Thanks
 
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Old 04-24-13, 02:54 AM
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I've tried the OTC remedies for cracked windshields as well as the Sold-only-on-tv things, but none really work well. The ones the windshield repair people use have sophisticated machinery to go with them, ie. suction and uv . Maybe someone will have had a better experience. Stay tuned.
 
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Is it a crack? or just a chip that you are trying to prevent from becoming a crack? I had a chip on the windshield of my old work van that I used a diy chip kit on and it took 10 yrs before the chip turned into a crack. I've also had a chipped windshield repaired by a pro [insurance covered it] and the repair looked just as good when I sold the vehicle as it did when it was repaired several yrs earlier.
 
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I have tried two different times to repair chips with these and had no good results. Go too your glass shop.
 
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Old 04-25-13, 03:07 AM
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BENS,

If the crack is too big you won’t be able to fix it. At that point the windshield must be replaced. Windshield repair kits are meant to fix “Bulls eye” and “Star bust” damage. Next thing is how much you are looking to spend on a kit. A quality kit can be expensive. Visit the link below to see the one I use.

Spectrum SP-SK Windshield Repair Starter Kit

Thank You
Amy
 
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Old 04-25-13, 07:10 PM
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BENS, don't. Get a guy from decently priced glass company. I have witnessed them doing superb job. $40. 1.5 hr labor ON SITE.
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