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Repair Your Chipped Windshield With a Windshield Repair Kit

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The Windshield Repair Kit and What It Can Do
Repair Your Chipped Windshield With a Windshield Repair Kit
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We've tested the windshield repair kit, and it worked quite well on rock chips and bullseyes that can obscure your vision and make your windshield look junky. You can buy one of these kits anywhere, and they're actually a simpler version (and much cheaper) of professional kits sold to real shops. Follow these directions and tips from experience, you'll have a repaired windshield in no time.

It's important to know what you can do and what you can't do with a kit like this. They work great on chips, but anything with a running crack is a bigger challenge. We had little to no luck repairing a crack with the kit, even though they claim it works, and provide instruction in how to do it. We just couldn't get it to look right despite a number of attempts. But for chips and bullseyes it was amazing.

To see before and after photos, check out our initial review of the windshield repair kit.

Important! Don't perform this repair in the hot sun. It will cause the resin to harden too quickly and your repair won't be as beautiful as it could be.

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