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Old 06-18-2019, 07:37 PM
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Looking for recommendations on a windshield installer for my 89 911 3.2 Carrera Coupe. I've tried 2 different companies already with no luck. First company broke my original windshield while re-installing it and claimed to be unable to source the right windshield for my car. They kept showing up with 964 windshields. Second company, also ordered the wrong 964 windshield and when they finally brought the correct one they cracked it during the install. I need someone who is experienced working on our cars. The car is at the body shop in Herndon, VA. Thanks in advance. Diego
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Old 06-18-2019, 07:44 PM
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Which ones have you tried because I need one too and want to know who to avoid.

I was recommended That Glass Place.
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:01 PM
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That Glass Place replaced the windshield on my '87 about 10 years ago. They did quite a few 911 windshields back then. I believe there was a father and a son, so the knowledge was going to carry on for a while.
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:13 PM
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That Glass Place replaced the windshield on my '87 about 10 years ago. They did quite a few 911 windshields back then. I believe there was a father and a son, so the knowledge was going to carry on for a while.

Avoid Allstate Auto Glass in Merrifield, VA (2872 Hartland Rd, Falls Church, VA 22043) at all costs. They not only broke my windshield ( I get it... our cars are old and sh*t happens) but they also "misplaced" my windshield frame and seal setting me back and additional $350. Sadly, this place was recommended by a fellow enthusiast who will no longer use their services after my horrible experience.

Thank you for the Glass Place recommendation. I'll give them a call in the morning.
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:51 PM
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Ive had multiple done at intersport by their guy or charlie at the race track
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Old 06-18-2019, 08:54 PM
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Ive had multiple done at intersport by their guy or charlie at the race track
Did they source the glass?
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Thank you for the Glass Place recommendation. I'll give them a call in the morning.
X2 on glass place! Thought I had a leek in a rear window needing the gasket replaced. Guy came fiddled with the gasket and voila no leak and no charge! Even Had to force a $20 on him for his help
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Did they source the glass?
Yes, he has a few suppliers so you have options of cheap to nice....by cheap i mean thin racecar glass not cheap like it used to be money wise.
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Yes, he has a few suppliers so you have options of cheap to nice....by cheap i mean thin racecar glass not cheap like it used to be money wise.
Good point! And if car is a keeper, do your homework and get the OEM glass. Lots more $$$, but important to some for resale.
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I sold my new-old-stock Sekurit Carrera windshield for only $250 a couple of years ago. They're out there...
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