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Old 03-01-2007, 07:45 PM   #1
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Has anyone hear had their windshield replaced with an aftermarket HUD windshield?

How much was it and what are you thoughs about it?
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97 Window is only about $250. Although most 2000+ owners are probably carrying full coverage.
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97 Window is only about $250. Although most 2000+ owners are probably carrying full coverage.
7 quotes received today, cheapest was $425, most expensive was a bit over $700.

Those are the "'l'll bring cash" price..


I'm guessing any windshield is fine, but wondering if certain are better than others since at the bare minimum $425 is a lot for a windshield.
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97 Window is only about $250. Although most 2000+ owners are probably carrying full coverage.
That sound like what it cost for mine on my 95 around 5 years ago

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I'm guessing any windshield is fine, but wondering if certain are better than others since at the bare minimum $425 is a lot for a windshield.
PPG is good from what I hear. That'* all I've ever got when I had anything replaced. I never requested for it, it'* what they seem to use around here in NVA.
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You mean there is a special windshield for the HUD?
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You mean there is a special windshield for the HUD?
For my 95 there was. They ask me if it had HUD when I was getting quotes over the phone. After they installed it it had a sticker on it that said it was for the HUD. I think the sticker is still on it today
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hmmm whats the difference in them? more reflective?
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hmmm whats the difference in them? more reflective?
I'm not sure sorry. It doesn't look any different than any other windshield to me.
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HUD windshields contain a "wedge" design..there is a center layer that gets thicker the farther you go down.

That center layer allows it to produce a "clear" image..nomrally you get the double image on a NON-HUD windshield.
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I can tell you, I have a non HUD windsheild, infact the only SSEi ive owned with a real GM windshield was my first 93, i dont notice a huge difference, but thats me.
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