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Old 08-21-2006, 05:45 PM   #1
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I was thinking of putting some tint on the bonne. Has anyone here ever used any of the DIY tint? Does it work well and last a long time? Or am I better off getting it professionally done?
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i did it myself, and looks good.....some will chime in here that have seen my car...you wouldnt be able to tell just by looking at it....there a few spots, but you can get that with a professional installation.....you MUST have patience to do this.....i pulled all of my roll down windows out of the car to make it easier....and yes i did the rear window myself all in one piece
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Yeah,it looks good even though it'* on a white car

Pro job would be better in the long run unless ya could get Pat to do it
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how patient are you?
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1993 SLE'* looks great, but id still leave it to the pros...
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I'd leave mine to the pros as well... Helped my brother do it on one of his vehicles and thought I was going to go nuts... just don't have the patients for it.
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I was thinking of doing it myself also, but still not sure. As for patients, you sometimes need a lot of that just working on our cars.

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If u do this yourself all I can say is use lots of liquid.....whatever that soapy stuff that u get to put it in with.....lots....makes it much easier....cause once it down it'* down!!!
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idk about DIY but i do know that mine looks like poop. the rear window is starting to mess up.....so im gonna try to take a squigie and fix it but i will prob need to have to pulled and retinted witch is gonna be expensive.....
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idk about DIY but i do know that mine looks like poop. the rear window is starting to mess up.....so im gonna try to take a squigie and fix it but i will prob need to have to pulled and retinted witch is gonna be expensive.....
There are a couple DIY guides for stripping your own tint floating around the internet, ive seen them before, and it didnt seem horribly difficult to get off. You might do some searching around, that would at least save you some expense.

As for DIY window tinting, it can be done, but it can turn expensive in a hurry if you screw it up, so might as well leave it to the pros. Find a good shop that will stand behind their work.

The place I got mine done at was recommended to me by a friend, but now that I think about it, I have no idea if they have any sort of warranty...but luckily I havent had to worry about it, as it still looks great.
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