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post #1 of 8 Old 07-07-2009, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Pre-cut tint?

I was looking at prices for getting my windows tinted when i found these pre-cut tint kits for like $50....i was just wondering if anyone has used them and had any luck or if i'm just better off spending $200-250 and getting it done. Thanks for the help.
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Have you ever seen that tricked out civic with pitch black windows, except for the dozens of little air bubbles and seams and wrinkles, and it just makes the car look so much cheaper? Don't let that be you man. Most tint shops are about $200 with an option for another $50 to lifetime warranty against any damage you do to them. WELL worth your money

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yea i found a place thats $200 with a lifetime warranty included. thanks for your help.
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the pre cut tint never fits anyway, you are way better off goiong to a shop and have it done.

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A good tint looks really good on a car, but even a small bubble or wrinkle will cheapen the whole car. Unless you can practice first and then try the installation on your car, i would suggest using a professional.
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+1000 to the above. A friend just tried tinting his windows on his focus. It looks like total a$$. Unless you can practice on something maybe go for it, or take the window out to get rid of as many obstructions as possible. But of course by the time you are done with all those headaches you could have saved time and money by going to someone who does it as a profession.

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i thought about that once too. i was some place called rvinyl.com or something.

BUT i had an old crappy work jeep cherokee.
which is 3/4ths completely flat window.

you have to clean beyone clean. do it inside. because dirt WILL find your tint.

after that you have to make sure no bubbles are in it, when you move all the bubbles out you can get wrinkles. on flat glass.... it's crazy.


i tried the heat trick, get a heat gun and heat up the wrinkle and it shrinks. do that a couple times and it's gone! if you're a professionsal.

i done my back glass twice cause it had a very very small bend to it. and it still looks like trash.


long story short, get it done by a pro.

you'll never regret it.
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