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Windshield

Discussion in '3rd Gen 4Runners (1996-2002)' started by Krawler, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. Nov 1, 2015 at 12:08 PM
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    Krawler

    Krawler [OP] New Member

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    Got a windshield broken trying to remove another from another 4Runner without breaking. Got any ideas?
     
  2. Nov 2, 2015 at 12:07 AM
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    Husky Driver

    Husky Driver Sitka's chauffeur

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    Totally not worth it. I recently had my w/s replaced at SafeLite for $258 & it took them about 2 hrs. About 3 weeks later it started leaking & they replaced the whole thing for nothing. Plus they do installs all day every day so they are far more experienced with removal & install w/o damaging the vehicle.
     
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  3. Nov 2, 2015 at 5:30 AM
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    4Runner4Ever

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    How badly is it broken? Is it a DD? Is it still legal where you live? Is it still useable?

    Pics?

    I've got a small crack in mine that's been there several months. I've got coverage but, don't like the R&R process and I go thru some windshields. So, I hang out until it's either not legal or it bothers me.

    My last Taco had 3 installed in the 29 months I owned. Garage close to my house would swap it for cheap.

    Afraid my current DD with it's heated edges won't be...
     
  4. Nov 3, 2015 at 8:55 PM
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    T-Rex266

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    I tried checking YouTube for you, but there weren't any quality ones.
     
  5. Nov 4, 2015 at 7:15 AM
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    UssMoGn

    UssMoGn That Vegas Dude

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    Safelife did My 4runner $135, 04 Tacoma for $135 and 05 Tacoma for $186 with my insurance.
     
  6. Nov 4, 2015 at 5:26 PM
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    Husky Driver

    Husky Driver Sitka's chauffeur

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    After the insurance deductible, my cost for the windshield was a little over $58.
     
  7. Nov 14, 2015 at 12:34 PM
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    Krawler

    Krawler [OP] New Member

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    It is really bad like through the whole windshield there is cracks. Post a pic soon as possible away from my 4Runner while on a trip. Miss it!
     
  8. Nov 15, 2015 at 4:21 PM
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    indawire

    indawire New Member

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    I agree, have a pro do it. Some things are worth doing yourself, that's not one of them.
     

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