repairing a windshield chip?

Kent McLean kentmclean at
Sun Mar 9 18:49:02 PDT 2008

Tess McMillan wrote:
> I picked up a "mondo" sized chip in my windshield when driving to an event
> early one morning. Way too many construction trucks on the roads these
> days!!!!
> The chip is symmetric and off to the passenger side of the windshield. It
> hasn't started to spider-web (knock on wood).
> I have never had a chip repaired but have been told this is possible. Are
> there places in the Bellevue/Seattle WA area that are reputable for this
> kind of thing? I want to make sure this does not spread.

Ask around at the local glass shops.  Have them explain to you what they do. If 
they sound intelligent about it, it'd give them the job.  If not, try another 
glass shop.

You FLAPS might have a do-it-yourself kit, though I haven't used one.

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, w/ quattro, V6, Tiptronic, :)
'94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
'91 200 TQA #1, undecided
'91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
'89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke

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