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Old 05-06-2012, 12:36 PM   #11
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Old 05-06-2012, 01:22 PM   #12
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Its really not that hard, The first time I tinted a car it came out great. It all depends on where you live, because where I live I got quoted 300 dollars to tint my old Ford Focus Sedan which is ridiculous.
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Old 05-06-2012, 03:59 PM   #13
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Like others have said, Best to have a shop do it instead of urself. I have experience tinting windows, but I still at times have a shop do it. I paid $150 including tax to tint my 01 Sedan, Did all 4 doors, back glass, and eyebrow. Back doors, rear window, and eyebrow in 15% and front doors in 25%. Wish I would of done rear glass in 5%, but still really happy with it.
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Old 05-08-2012, 11:34 PM   #14
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One thing is the shops use better quality tint, so it turns out better. I have done maybe a half dozen cars before, and in the end it's the quality of the tint I use that is my problem, not the job I did. Around here a 4 door is under $100 in most places, so it's almost not worth doing it yourself. Good luck!
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easier if u take the windows out of the car n do them.. so you can cut the edges right.. back window make an H with a spunge both sides n straight down center.. take the tine pull top to bottom makeing the sides sit flat.. take a heat gun heat it up n wipe yur hand across it till all fingers are out of tint on top half then go to bottom half.. if dont right should lay out right when u put it in
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Its really not that hard, The first time I tinted a car it came out great. It all depends on where you live, because where I live I got quoted 300 dollars to tint my old Ford Focus Sedan which is ridiculous.
Depends what kind of tint it is. I had formula 1 pinnacle put on my car for $350 and jumped on it - its usually $400 or more.
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:28 PM   #18
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Yeah give it to someone who knows what they are doing. This isn't what you would call a father son project. Cutting dimensions, keeping it apart, no wrinkles or air bubbles, almost impossible. Save up the money
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The first car I tinted was my ford tempo but its a learning experience if your not learning something new then your not living

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If neither of you are very experience, don't even try the back window.
due to the curve it has to be done in 2 pieces and be heat formed, and if you dont have a clue where or what, you'll spend more money screwing up tint than you would paying someone to do it.
It can be done in one piece with high quality tint, and alot of work heat forming. but its way more time consuming than doing 2 pieces, and much more costly.
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