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Default Cracked Windshield? Explain your fix story...

So I was wondering if anyone incurred a cracked windshield on their k900 and wanted to know what their process was like to get it fixed.
1. Did you use your car insurance to make a claim?
2. Did you attempt to use a repair kit
3. Did you get an OEM window to replace the cracked one or did you go with an aftermarket window?

Called parts dept at my dealership for my k900. OEM replacement list price is $1,025.00 (one thousand and twenty five dollars).

Crack is bigger than quarter and smaller than silver dollar but it gleans when sun is out and is within my driving peripheral.

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As I know not everyone lives in the same place, I just wanted to know:
"Has anyone had any smooth or rough experiences when it came to replacing their front k900 windshield and if they noticed any differences from cracked OEM to new OEM or cracked OEM to new aftermarket? Were you brought back to status quo? Were you made whole? Were you brought back "close enough" to stats quo? Or did you receive a complete terrible job?
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I've had my windshield replaced, got hit with road debris.
Started with small chip about the size of quarter, on a trip.
Ran into rain and it cracked half way across the windshield.
Called my insurance Co., I have full glass coverage.
No problem at all. They sent a company to replace with
OEM windshield. Couldn't be happier same as new.
No fuss no muss, and replaced right where I was at
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On my range rover they wanted $1200 for the windshield. My crack was a quarter size. I had it repaired for free under insurance as a "chip" in the windshield. Safelite did a good job repairing the crack.

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Don't believe them when they say you need to replace the whole windshield. There are good repair men out there.

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I had the old windshield replaced with a brand new windshield. The replacement windshield was not OEM but rather Manufacture's OEM so it had the emblem etched into new windshield. Workers were swift and did their job well. All is well.
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