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Old 03 May 2004, 09:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Window Tint

Whats the easiest way to take tint off a window? I have tried and its becoming a real pain and it cost like $200+ dolloars to get it taken off and i dont see myself paying that much.
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Old 04 May 2004, 07:34 AM   #2 (permalink)
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try heating it up with a hair dryer and slowly peeling it off



should work m8
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Old 04 May 2004, 05:04 PM   #3 (permalink)
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thank you

Will try that method thanks E
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Old 05 May 2004, 06:31 AM   #4 (permalink)
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did it work m8
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Old 06 May 2004, 06:54 AM   #6 (permalink)
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No the tinting didnt work at all it really bugged stuff up looks like i have to take it somewhere. Dont know if i did it right in the first place but i dont want to mess with it right now
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no worries m8 i will see what i can do
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Old 06 May 2004, 07:38 PM   #8 (permalink)
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the guy who installed my tint said it can be a real pain in the a$$ to remove the tint once it's set on there, so you might have to take it to a professional. I got very dark tint and he made a comment to me that he would charge extra if he ever had to take it off again (like if I got tired of getting pulled over by the police) :wink:
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Old 06 May 2004, 09:42 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Gears i noticed your tint... Do you knwo what % dark it is?
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Old 07 May 2004, 08:29 AM   #10 (permalink)
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i am going to go get 30% i think legally in the us its 15% or 20% not sure though
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I'd like to do it but really want to be sure about the % tint - as i have seen some light ones and dark ones both of which i know i wouldnt like (personally) :shock:
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Well I had 20% put on all the side windows, and 8% in the back. It can be a little tough to see out the back at night, but it also reduces glare. 8)

According to a nice Plano police officer :roll: , my side windows are like 10% or something like that! I guess the factory tint + my 20% tint makes them darker. They have this little meter thing that fits over the window and measures how much light can pass through. :P
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Brillient thanks for the info. I'll take a good look at your pics again in a miunute
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Old 28 Nov 2005, 07:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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the legal tint is 30% however most windows are already tinted so even if you only have a 30% tint it will still be illegal.the police now have light meter if your tints are illegal they can put a proabition on your car so you cant drive it until you have your tint removed.
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Old 04 Feb 2006, 08:06 AM   #15 (permalink)
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Hi Kazi, Here in Oz I'm told the easiest way to remove the window tinting is to steam prior to removing it. Goodluck. Rock
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