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Old 10-02-2003, 07:06 PM   #1
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How hard is it to tint windows yourself? Should I go to a dealer? Also any tips if I do decide to do it myself.
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Might as well have it done.... Im getting mine done for 120$....
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Professional install. Everything I've heard about doing it yourself has ended in bad results.
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i got mine done2
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DO NOT DO IT YOURSELF!!!! PLEASE!!!!! i tinted out my old Explorer... it looked good, but only becuase it was behind factory tints. you will screw up your windows if you do it yourself... trust me! the bonneville'* curved windows are alot harder than the explorer'* flat windows, and you will get lines and bubbles... and probably end up ripping it all off in a fit of rage after you put it on and then put the windows down, watching the tint rip off... like me
i repeat, DO NOT TINT THEM YOURSELF... plus give them 4 months and they'll be purple... not a good idea... get it done

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We got ours done. I suggest you don't go to dark though, because our windows are 80% tint, and you can't see out of them at night, it'* impossible to see where you backing up also. I've seen a few cars with half silver tint and it fades to normal dark tint at the top. It looks really good and might look good if your car is black with a clear coat..
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Yep, do it yourself tinting is prone to peeling/purpling. If I were you, I'd have them chemically tinted. Costs alot more, but stays the same color, never comes off, and has the right blocking agents...
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oh come on! Dont be a wuss, Do it yourself!!

If it was'nt for the fact that I was afraid I would screw it up, or the fact that it really does'nt cost that much in the big scheme of things to have it professionally done, or the fact that if someone else screws up you can be angry at them, or the fact that you usually get a lifetime warranty, or the fact......

I would've done it myself!
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oh come on! Dont be a wuss, Do it yourself!!

If it was'nt for the fact that I was afraid I would screw it up, or the fact that it really does'nt cost that much in the big scheme of things to have it professionally done, or the fact that if someone else screws up you can be angry at them, or the fact that you usually get a lifetime warranty, or the fact......

I would've done it myself!
*SLAPSMACK* Calm down, Beavis!!
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are you threatening me?!


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