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Old 10-10-2006, 11:12 PM   #21
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My Bonnie is on its third windshield, and it needs a fourth. We have limestone quarries around here and trucks carry the stuff back and forth on the highways to a local concrete company. My windshield got nailed by a rock that fell of one of these trucks. More interestingly, neither my insurance company nor the highway patrol cared. My insurance company just shrugged and said the cost of a new windshield was less than my deductible, and the highway patrol said it was my word against the trucking company'*. They allowed me to file a report, but they didn't actually *do* anything about it.

While I'm sure it takes a lot of force to crack a Bonneville windshield, it can happen fairly easily if you get hit with a rock on the highway. And oh yeah, if there was no windshield there and the rock hit me, it would have been pretty messy.
Thank god Florida makes insurances companies waive the deductable for windshield replacement.
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Old 10-10-2006, 11:27 PM   #22
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4 impacts on my windshield since I got the car last year.

One of them is branching out in a "star" pattern, two of the others are not, and the last one is a pretty serious etch from a pretty serious sized rock.
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4 impacts on my windshield since I got the car last year.

One of them is branching out in a "star" pattern, two of the others are not, and the last one is a pretty serious etch from a pretty serious sized rock.
I would get on that... Big safety hazard!
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If the crack can be covered up by a paper bill(like a 1$ note) most glass places can repair the glass as opposed to replacing the whole plate. Chips can easily be spot filled.
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