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Old 12-23-2009, 11:42 AM
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I installed window film (tint) professionally for a couple years. 3 to 4 cars a day. My point is. If anyone has any questons on window film installation or types of film to use can pm me for help.
Heres a link to some of the new stuff on the market.
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Old 12-24-2009, 05:41 PM
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Is this a sales pitch? I hate to say it but in this day and time anyone offering to do something nice has something to their benefit. If not I have a question:

I have a 1994 corvette that has been the victim of the 80's purple tint. I removed all the old tint, and bought some pre-cut tint online. The doors went well, But I messed up the hatch gass tint big time. The issue I had was the defrost strips. I could not get the tint to lay flat without an air bubble or a line in the tint. I ended up cracking the new tint and made a mess of things. I used some of the left over tint to play with. I used a heat gun to shrink the tint around the defrost lines but that made the tint look hazy. How do you properly apply tint around defrost strips? And next question: On my door glass, where the window goes up and down, They have a place on both windows where something is scratching it. I found out it was because the felt pads had wore off the glides. I fixed that but now I still have the scratches in the glass. (almost forgot, they are on the outside of the glass not the inside) Are they anyway to buff the scratches out?
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Old 12-25-2009, 12:05 AM
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Na, no sales pitch. If i have free time i dont mind helping people out.

As far as the rear hatch window. It will need to be heat shrinked, theres a few different methods installers use. my method is dry shrink using baby powder to keep the film from sticking to the glass and creasing. another method is wet shrink. The rear glass on that 94 vette is a hard window to do. some installers 2 or 3 piece rear windows that have such a curve. Im posting a video link to give you an idea on shrinking the film.

Next glass scratches, 3M and a few others out there has a compound to Remove Light Scratches.ones that you can't put a fingernail into. I personally have never been able to buff out anything i can put my nail into.(note) if you can buff them out or have to replace the glass dont forget to replace the felt.

Heres a link on rear window shrinking.
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