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Quote "Dear Q & A: Somehow my windshield got badly cracked in my 1999 Toyota Camry and I need to have it replaced. I understand that I can get a good used windshield from an auto wrecking yard, so I called a couple, but they said they don’t install them. Is this a job I could do myself? It doesn’t look hard. The quotes I got on used ones were for $130 and $150.
Dear Marie: Too much for a used windshield, especially if you then must have to arrange to have it installed by somebody else. It’s not do-it-yourself easy. Check your yellow pages under “glass, auto” or “auto windshield installation and repair.” Get a couple of quotes, with firm prices. Some shops offer mobile service, at your home or office location, for prices comparable to those at shops where you have to leave your car. Your particular windshield shouldn’t cost you much more than about $125 ($140 mobile service) and new, not used, installed. The job should take about an hour." end quote.
And this guy gives out automotive advice. I suppose a new engine is about 400.00 bucks according to his reasoning.