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Posts Tagged: windshield

Honda Requires OE Windshield Replacement for Some Models

Windshield replacement on Honda Windshield glass is a layered product where a sheet of plastic is sandwiched between two sheets of tempered glass. The sandwich is then placed in an oven to both fuse the layers. A tempered and laminated windshield will not break into shards like untempered glass and the broken pieces are more likely to stay in place rather than shatter into the passenger compartment. When performing a windshield replacement it’s critical to use the same quality windshield glass as the manufacturer. All Original Equipment (windshields that are … Read More

Water Repellent for Windshields

Best Water Repellent for Windshields If you’ve always used a product like Rain-X for your windshields, next time try Aquapel. The product was originally developed by the glass people at PPG. Instead of just coating the glass with a petroleum product that wears off in less than 30 days, this stuff actually bods with the glass. I’ve used it on cars for friends and family and it lasts anywehere from 6-mos to 1 year. The actual life depends on how much time your car spends in the sun. You can … Read More


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