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What is VIN etching?

VIN etching is the process of placing a light but visible stencil of your vehicle identification number on each piece of glass in your car - windshield, windows and sun roof.

This deters vehicle theft, since in order to resell your car with an altered identification number the thief would have to replace all of the glass in the vehicle.

It is a quick process and may qualify you for a discount on the comprehensive coverage provided by your auto insurance policy. 

Sources for free VIN etching:

Northwest Area Business Association Mr. Eddie Allen (313) 838-7440
West Grand Neighborhood Organization Mr. Jim Brower (616) 451-0150


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