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Old 02-03-2002, 04:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I need a new front windshield and need to know around what price I should be paying for a new one installed on a 65 mustang coupe, thanks.
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I just priced one from a local glass company for my 65 coupe and was quoted $700.00 wholesale as I work for a car dealership.They told me list price was almost $1600.00!I hope that this post brings me a more reasonable place to buy a replacement.
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The lowest I have found so far was $225 installed, the guy said that the glass itself is listed at $475, other places wanted like $600-$900 to replace the glass.
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paid 125$ last year. mexican PPG.
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That price is absolutely obnoxious. I paid $180 and I provided the gasket so it was about $215. Only reason to even pay twice that much would be for a NOS ford windshield and I don't believe are are many of those available.
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Old 02-03-2002, 04:35 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Man, I think if I were quoted $1,600 for a windshield, I might run that establishment past the BBB! That's absolutely off the charts. I wouldn't pay anywhere close to that for fastback rear window glass!
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Old 02-03-2002, 05:14 PM   #8 (permalink)
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last fall i had a new front windsheild installed for 295.00 canadian which is about 180 u.s. for a 65 convertible. thanx doug
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Old 02-03-2002, 06:07 PM   #9 (permalink)
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$150 last summer in New Mexico. Guess I got a good deal.
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was that for NOS carlite glass or something??.... whew... i paid a local body shop $160 installed for a tinted windshield in my 70 mach..... of course it doesn't have a gasket and is not orignial carlite glass either..... i'm in west virginia.....
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Old 02-03-2002, 06:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Hey, I found a windshield for my 66 coupe from www.expressglasspaint.com for $120. Seems like shipping was to be $10. or so.
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Old 02-03-2002, 10:45 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The cost depends on availablity of used glass in good shape, new glass, tinting and what brand of glass. Last year I had $600 quotes and only one at $215 for LOF with tint at the top. I noted that NPD lists Carlite glass at about $350. The installation cost is typically $35 for the gasket and $75 for labor. My cost was $310 installed.
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