Audi 4000 Windshields

Huw Powell audi at
Sat May 2 19:51:59 PDT 2009

Christopher G. Mason wrote:
> Any recommendations on where one can obtain a new windshield? Audi OEM 
> glass for the 4000 sedans is no longer available. Does anyone know of 
> any glass shops in Northern NJ that would carry premium glass for this 
> car (Pilkington, PPG, etc.) and not the typical Chinese crap (XYG seems 
> popular) with the proper OEM green tint and the blue strip across the 
> top? My OEM Sigla windshield is pitted and has seen better days but 
> otherwise chip and crack free.
> Also do glass shops usually replace the gasket/seal around the 
> windshield? I have heard horror stories of folks trying to find them. 
> Mine looks to be in decent shape, but I don't know if they are one time 
> use part.

To address your second question, no, I don't think so.  They just do a 
good job of reusing/reinstalling the original. Which is the way to do 
the job.  If yours looks good, it will still be good when they are done.

Huw Powell

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