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Dang another busted windshield. It sounded like a little pebble or something hit me on the highway I could barely hear it the impact was so quiet and then 15 seconds later craaaaccckk as the rip went from the bottom to the middle of the windshield in a flash.





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Had my HPG windshield installed since Jan 6th. It has been fantastic.

Until this morning.

Driving to work at 5am this morning something caught my eye. One big, long crack on the INSIDE of the windshield. So this was not caused by a rock, the outside is still perfect. I have already filled out the online warranty claim form.

Lets see what happens. Tried to see if there was a rep on here but couldn't find one.
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Had my HPG windshield installed since Jan 6th. It has been fantastic.

Until this morning.

Driving to work at 5am this morning something caught my eye. One big, long crack on the INSIDE of the windshield. So this was not caused by a rock, the outside is still perfect. I have already filled out the online warranty claim form.

Lets see what happens. Tried to see if there was a rep on here but couldn't find one.
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Ugh! That is a weird crack. You think it was due to temperature? Makes me a bit nervous, but at this point I am money ahead as I have gone twice as long as the first and second windshields.
 

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Ugh! That is a weird crack. You think it was due to temperature? Makes me a bit nervous, but at this point I am money ahead as I have gone twice as long as the first and second windshields.
Most likely, as with all jeeps the edge of the windshield keeps the ice on it.

I am honestly surprised, and disappointed. I am expecting HPG to replace it. But damn its a bitch to get the KC pro lightbar off to get it replaced. Again.
 

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Dang another busted windshield. It sounded like a little pebble or something hit me on the highway I could barely hear it the impact was so quiet and then 15 seconds later craaaaccckk as the rip went from the bottom to the middle of the windshield in a flash.
Wow so after the ice storm we had and I took off my rain gear top. I noticed that there was some strange stuff on the windshield. I don't know how it could have happened but the friggin windshield is scratched from the top. The top even has a lining to protect it. That has got to be some cheap ass glass they are using
 

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I joined the Cracked Window Club over the weekend, 6 months into owning my Gladiator. This is my first Jeep and also my first cracked windshield. I have had bigger pebbles hit my other vehicles much harder than that without cracking.
I plan on road tripping this and don't want to have to deal with this. I need to figure out the best option so I don't feel like there is an eggshell in front of me. Anyone know how the Gorilla Glass windshields are?

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I joined the Cracked Window Club over the weekend, 6 months into owning my Gladiator. This is my first Jeep and also my first cracked windshield. I have had bigger pebbles hit my other vehicles much harder than that without cracking.
I plan on road tripping this and don't want to have to deal with this. I need to figure out the best option so I don't feel like there is an eggshell in front of me. Anyone know how the Gorilla Glass windshields are?
my gorilla glass gets installed on the 7th. I’ll report back.
 
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I joined the Cracked Window Club over the weekend, 6 months into owning my Gladiator. This is my first Jeep and also my first cracked windshield. I have had bigger pebbles hit my other vehicles much harder than that without cracking.
I plan on road tripping this and don't want to have to deal with this. I need to figure out the best option so I don't feel like there is an eggshell in front of me. Anyone know how the Gorilla Glass windshields are?

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I have the HGP windshield. I have had several pings occur at highway speeds since I installed the windshield with no damage.

https://hyperformanceglassproducts.com/

My original windshield had the first chip at 100 miles and a running crack from a smaller rock at 1100 miles. If I Jeep had their Gorilla Glass available, my insurance was willing to pay for it, but since this is aftermarket, I payed.
 

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Well I'm now a member of the club. I Noticed a chip on thursday last week. Washing it yesterday found the chip has already started to run wild. Not even two pymts in and I've got about an 8" crack on the passenger side. Ridiculous.....
 

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JT has 6500 miles, on windshield 3. With ACC, its not cheap...maybe I should have got the insurance?
 

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Just replaced the first windshield on the Gladiator.

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Its insane how cheap the glass is and how easily it breaks and even scratches. The scratches is something I have never had to deal with before on a vehicle
 

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Interestingly enough. Walked by a brandnew Land Rover. Defender with a big windshield. Crack. Lol 😆
 

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Gorilla glass is in! Results are...it looks like a windshield! :LOL:
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I have searched and search. One i saw some one post a link to a insurance company that offers standalone full glass coverage. My insurance in CO has a deductible so want to explor getting a 2nd insurance just for the windshield. Thx!
 

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