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      01-15-2020, 01:07 PM   #1
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Hi all, my first 9 months of my GT has been filled with happiness, minus one oddity. i have had 3 major strikes to my windshield, mot likely rocks. 3 more than i have ever had in my lower F30 or Acura's(which both ride much lower).

I am in the DC area, and all have been on highway driving at speed. Anyone notice that the higher profile of the F34 makes it more susceptible to these types of debris strikes?
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Hi all, my first 9 months of my GT has been filled with happiness, minus one oddity. i have had 3 major strikes to my windshield, mot likely rocks. 3 more than i have ever had in my lower F30 or Acura's(which both ride much lower).

I am in the DC area, and all have been on highway driving at speed. Anyone notice that the higher profile of the F34 makes it more susceptible to these types of debris strikes?
I don't think so. My 4 series cab is on it's 2nd windshield already. My Miata had about 1 replaced a year on average. My Mini has had the windshield replaced on within 1 year of ownership. Weekend car has been lucky with no damage. Seems typical.
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      01-15-2020, 01:39 PM   #3
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Higher profile compared to what? I feel like I'm drowning in a sea of SUVs and pickup trucks.
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i had my windshield replaced in the first year of ownership. annoyingly once it was replaced the windscreen started misting up slightly. i had it replaced again and no issues.
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Id say just bad luck, i havent noticed mine attracting any more road debris than any other car i have had
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My wife’s 2019 X3 already has 2 hits on the windshield. I repaired both, but they aren’t perfect.

I had one on my 2016 X5 (right before lease turn in of course).

I don’t think height plays a role here.
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