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Old 02-28-2006, 12:08 PM   #1
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Does anyone know of a way to reduce/remove pitting in the windshield?
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Old 02-28-2006, 04:45 PM   #2
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With 19 views and no replys I take that as a no.
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Old 02-28-2006, 04:50 PM   #3
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No, can't be fixed as far as I can tell. WOuld have to replace the windsheild I think.
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Old 03-01-2006, 10:31 AM   #4
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Depends how bad it is.
There are companies here in UK that can repair chipped screens or polish out scratches but if it's a widespread problem, you probably need a new screen.
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Old 03-01-2006, 11:29 AM   #5
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You would have to remove material from the surface of the glass to smooth it out. .....I don't know of any process/companies that would do that (perhaps for safety reasons). You best bet is to use a glass polish and keep it as clean as possible (if visibility is your concern). The other option is to replace as has been mentioned. .....I'm living with pits too.
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Old 03-03-2006, 07:48 AM   #6
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Chips can be repaired using a resin injection process like this.
http://www.espritws.com/
If you've got a lot of damage, a new screen may be cheaper.
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Old 03-03-2006, 12:30 PM   #7
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Thanks everyone. I live in the NE, and each winter the pitting gets a little worse from all the sand, and not only in my windshield but my bumper as well.

I should have put a clear bra on my bumper, oh well…..
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Old 03-03-2006, 06:40 PM   #8
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If you have full coverage insurance, hope it gets cracked and replace it for free. Mine looks great now.
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Old 03-03-2006, 08:42 PM   #9
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If you have full coverage insurance, hope it gets cracked and replace it for free. Mine looks great now.
a ball-peen hammer can make a crack very similar to a rock... but that would be wrong...
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