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Jeep® Introduces New Gorilla Glass Option For Wrangler & Gladiator Models:

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Over the past couple of years, we have seen case after case of Jeep® Wrangler and Gladiator owners complaining about how easily their windshields have developed cracks or stone chips during regular driving. Many people have believed that the rake of the windshield on the Wrangler and Gladiator has a lot to do with the windows getting hit by various debris. 

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4xe. (Jeep).

But thanks to our dealer connections, it sounds like the Jeep brand has been listening and is ready to respond with a new option that opens this month.

Jeep has told its dealer body, that it has now opened ordering for a new Corning Gorilla Glass windshield option for the popular Wrangler and Gladiator models. Using the same chemical-strengthing technology as most cellphone screens and have up to 3-times higher impact resistance over standard glass. The new windshields are thinner and lighter than the conventional windshields that it replaces.

2021 Jeep® Gladiator Rubicon. (Jeep).

The new windshields consist of a combination of an ultra-thin Gorilla Glass inner ply with a 52% thicker outer ply
making the windshield lightweight, durable, and offers superior resistance to chips, cracks, and fractures from
stones and off-road debris that hard-core Jeepers are likely to encounter.

2021 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 392 with Jeep Performance Parts. (Jeep).

Jeep has listed the new windshields with the order code (GMA) and will set customers back $95 USD. Jeep expects that 80% of its orders will have the new option for both Wrangler and Gladiator models. But there is a slight catch. Jeep will offer the option on the following models…

Wrangler –

  • Willys (N/A on Willys Sport)
  • Sahara
  • Rubicon
  • Rubicon 392
  • Sahara 4xe
  • Rubicon 4xe
2021 Jeep® Gladiator Mojave. (Jeep).

Gladiator – 

For more information about ordering or availability, you can contact your local Jeep dealer.

 

Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only a Co-Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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4 Wranglers and 2 Gladiators and I've never had a cracked windshield. Ever.

But for $95 I would have ordered this option anyway! Can't hurt I guess.

I wonder what kind of acoustic change it'll make to the interior sound quality of the audio system and noise overall?

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4 Wranglers and 2 Gladiators and I've never had a cracked windshield. Ever.

But for $95 I would have ordered this option anyway! Can't hurt I guess.

I wonder what kind of acoustic change it'll make to the interior sound quality of the audio system and noise overall?

I had a Gladiator Mojave for a week and rocks were always bouncing off the windshield from gravel trains and the road surface.

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I was able to add Gorilla Glass to my JLU Sahara order that was placed on 5/10. Got VIN on 5/11. Been sitting in D status since. Can Mopar insiders get any idea of when these will start moving? Got a whole forum of guys waiting and everyone of us who has GG on their order sheet has not moved past D into D1.

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I was able to add Gorilla Glass to my JLU Sahara order that was placed on 5/10. Got VIN on 5/11. Been sitting in D status since. Can Mopar insiders get any idea of when these will start moving? Got a whole forum of guys waiting and everyone of us who has GG on their order sheet has not moved past D into D1.

There are several delays thanks to semi-conductor shortages and other vendors being slowed up thanks to having shortages in the workforce.

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Everyone I know who’ve had a Wrangler has had this happen and more than once for some. Known as the “Jeep Crack.”Definitely the window angle. Glad to see the gorilla glass option and at a decent price. Let me know when they have transperisteel windshields however. Seems like there are a lot of cracked windshields around today and not only Wrangler.

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