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Thread: Tinted my front 2 widows
10-13-2010, 11:33 AM #1
Tinted my front 2 widows
I ordered the precut 20% off of Ebay from GT-dreams , did all of the preparation and it turned out great! Matches the rear windows perfect! Not bad for $19.98 and free shipping
Last edited by Bama Z71; 10-13-2010 at 08:29 PM.
10-13-2010, 11:44 AM #2
looks good man!2002 Chevy 1500 Ex-cab Z71: 5.3L, auto 4, shorties, hi-flow cats, true dual 2.5" straight pipes, AirAid intake, TBS, Platinum plugs, 8.5mm wires, programmer, 3in w/ 33s, also has the composite bed
2010 GMC 1500 Crew Cab Z71 w/ All Terrain package: 5.3L, auto 6, 2" Zone leveling kit, AirAid Jr. Intake Kit
10-13-2010, 11:50 AM #3
did they line up good? i was looking at those kits and was just kinda skeptical. it does look really good!!!!
2002 Tahoe LT---------TINTED WINDOWS------------7" DUAL DVD INDASH
10-13-2010, 11:59 AM #4
I made sure that I soaked my hands ,windows and tint in water ith baby shampoo , so I could work with it , but yes it lined up perfect
10-13-2010, 12:08 PM #5
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Looks great...you'll definitely be happy with it. Nice job on the install....I have heard it's not too easy.
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ACCESSORIES: Westin Brush/Grill Gaurd; Westin Nerf Bars; Truxedo Tonneau; 20% Tint; Tow Mirrors w/Heat & Signals
10-13-2010, 01:14 PM #6
looks good. I dont trust myself to do that type of job. Id end up with a permanent finger print in the tint or bubbles or something. somethings I just let the pros do.David
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10-13-2010, 03:27 PM #7
I was wondering the same thing how hard was it to install? Can you give us some step by step instructions? I would like to give this a shot my self.
SteveHi my Name is Steve I have a 2004 Silverado Z71 Crew cab, silver berch in color and Live in Virginia Beach Va. I have installed JBA Stainless Steel Shorty Headers with Flowmaster 40, K&N 77 air intake, Taylor 409 Wires , Diablosport Predator Programer, Weston Bull Bar, Carage Works Grill, ReadyLift Leveling kit, Pioneer Navigation system, Viper two way Alarm with remote start, Rino hitch step, Factor 20 inch wheels with Nitto Graplers and that's it for now.:cool: Steve
10-13-2010, 08:52 PM #8
Step by step - The tint comes pre-cut to your order and you have to tell them what % tint that you want. I got 20%. Clean your window with alcohol and the edge of a razor blade , make sure you have every little peice of trash gone or it WILL show up. Example(paper towels) leave tiny pieces behind.Bend the rubber piece at the bottom of your window down with a flat screwdriver. Make sure that you mix water with a little baby shampoo in a spray bottle ,this will make the whole process , soak your hands so fingerprints don't show up , soak the tint as you pull it away from the plastic ,this is very important ,it keeps the tint from rolling up and sticking together. Have your window rolled down about an inch and have it PPRESOAKED , place the tint to the window (the more water/shampoo the easier to move it around) .Line up the tint with the top of your window to about 1/8 of and inch , or closer ,just don't go over the window and check the front and back .you can ease it around with the water under it. When you get it right, start in the middle with something flat and soft (Credit cards will scratch the tint!) I used my bank card wrapped in a small cloth , but you really need a rubber applicator from Wal-Mart. Work the bubbles out from the middle outwards in all directions , making sure to cover the entire window. You can look at the outside and see if you've missed any spots , remember ,its not a race take your time and it helps to use a Hair dryer when your done and go around the edges and work your way across the entire window. Rolled mine down after 2 days in the sun. No problems and matches perfect
10-14-2010, 08:11 PM #9
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Awesome thread and review, I too was looking at these kits for my trucks but just wasn't sure. Thanks again!
10-17-2010, 09:58 AM #10
You did a great job!Looks really good now that they match the backside windows.[/SIGPIC]2009 Chevy Silverado LT 1500 EXT CAB 4X4 Vortec 4.8L SFI,K&N air filter,Weathertech Floor Liners ,Weathertech Stone/Bug Deflector, Line X Spray On Bedliner, TruXport Rollup Tonneau Cover, Molded Mudguards, Viper 5701 LE 2 way Security Alarm/Remote Starter, Xm Satelite Radio,BILSTEIN 5100 rear shocks,BILSTEIN 5100 front levelling shocks,READYLIFT 2" rear lift blocks,Goodyear Wrangler Territorys -265/70R 17"
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