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post #1 of 6 Old 29th November 2007, 02:41 AM Thread Starter
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Question Re: Who can remove windshield scratches?

I did a search but not too much came back. From what I have read DIY kits are crap. Where can I get a scratch buffed out of my windshield?

When I do an internet search all I see is the websites for the companies that manufacture the buffing pads, polishes, etc. but never a list of companies that acutally perform the service.

I don't want to replace the windshield, therefore does anyone have suggestions?


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search words: windshield repair, new jersey

will get you this:

try also a yellow page search in your area.

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if you find out any info, let me know also, I have some scratches also that need to be removed


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be it known..the car is obviously a standard E39 body..and the windshields are CHEAP. there are literally...what, a few million? E39 bodies out there, with the same windshield.

$400, or so.

The better actual BMW glas is best, for road noise, though.

i think it is about $600-700 for actual BMW glass.

First thing you do, is tell the shop that YOU are paying for the windshield, not an insurance claim. Then let them give you a price. The price usually drops to less than half of what they charge the insurance companies. At least here in Ontario, that's what happens.

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"The price usually drops to less than half of what they charge the insurance companies."

So illegal yet so true here in Michigan too, although not half off. That includes auto body repair.
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I told my insurance that my windshield is badly pitted so I wanted it replaced. They offered an OEM glass, I demanded an original BMW windshield and they agreed.

I paid my $200.00 deductible, took it to a local glass shop recommended by our local BMW CCA board, a day later, got a brand new original BMW windshiled perfectly installed.

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