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Offline JayRamb

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Windshield - Safety FIRST - BEST DEAL on them!!
« on: December 18, 2015, 01:41:21 PM »
SO, I've been looking to replace my windshield in my daily driver, Erwin, the 1985 Eagle!

I thought, GO WITH THE LOCAL GUYS!  Might be more competitive and negotiable, right?!
I contacted three local Bloomington, Richfield, and Burnsville, MN.
The lowest I could get them down to was $286.00 PAYING CASH OUT! I told them, "How about some end of the year money on the books, cash"?

Didn't help.

I online quote late lastnight SAFELITE.
$188.00 $20.00 off, mobile service all in all, $210.68.

I am hving my windshield installed in the heated garage next week, Monday! WEE! MONEY SAVED and BETTER WARRANTY!
« Last Edit: December 18, 2015, 01:42:49 PM by JayRamb »
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Best HWY Mileage of 87 Eagle:  26.2 MPG

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1987 Garnet Red Eagle Wagon: 70,500 miles
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SOLD 1984 Black Eagle Limited w/Tach & gauge cluster: 245,100 miles SOLD

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Re: Windshield - Safety FIRST - BEST DEAL on them!!
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2015, 02:39:54 PM »
Thats not bad at all
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Re: Windshield - Safety FIRST - BEST DEAL on them!!
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2015, 03:45:42 PM »
Cost for an AMC EAGLE Windshield is ONLY $80!! 
The Eurythene kit to install is $25.00

That is the cost! Rest is labor!  Depends, but I think Safelite has the most abundant source of stock around for competitive rates.

« Last Edit: December 18, 2015, 03:46:14 PM by JayRamb »
Jayson H.
Best HWY Mileage of 87 Eagle:  26.2 MPG

Believer in AMSOIL & Seafoam
1987 Garnet Red Eagle Wagon: 70,500 miles
1967 Rambler Rebel 4 Door 290 V8 (original family car) Marina Aqua 142K miles
1985 Eagle Wagon in Autumn Brown 74,800 miles as my daily driver
SOLD 1984 Black Eagle Limited w/Tach & gauge cluster: 245,100 miles SOLD

Offline eaglefreek

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Re: Windshield - Safety FIRST - BEST DEAL on them!!
« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2015, 06:39:45 PM »
I had a windshield put in my TV Eagle earlier this week and it was $200 total out the door no haggle price.
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Re: Windshield - Safety FIRST - BEST DEAL on them!!
« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2015, 09:50:02 PM »
I will tell you that car-part.com will run a search for salvage yards with parts available. Normally i will search for commonly listed parts E.G Engine then call each closest listing and inquire whether they have the body available and what the cost is to come pull whatever part i am in need of..

 

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