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Precut Perfect Tints

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by neontrail, Oct 3, 2008.

  1. Oct 3, 2008 at 9:52 PM
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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    check this out Here :eek:

    Your thoughts?


    I want my front windows to match my rear. Can I get away with just tinting the front windows to match the rear.


    Im just exploring my options and came across this on ebay.
     
  2. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:04 PM
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    Man I can honestly tell you that you will not be happy with the outcome. I bought some precut tint from snaptint (about $100) and with the curve of the front windows you have to have a heat gun to get it right. I ended up getting pissed and tore it all off and paid to have it done the right way.
     
  3. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:06 PM
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    Thx, thats all I needed to know about that pre cut BS..Rep coming your way.


    Now the question is Do I just tint the front? Or do I do All ?
     
  4. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:08 PM
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    No problem man, just want to save you the $$'s and headache. If you are like me you will lose sleep if it's not right.
     
  5. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:12 PM
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    jason......good call on the precuts.


    neon......see if there is a local shop that can do the fronts..........they should be able to match the rears easy enough.
     
  6. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:13 PM
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    The key in tinting is the installation. Even a lot of tinters don't use top shelf stuff b/c they will just re do the install if it ever fades. Anymore the fading isn't as much of an issue... at least for the length of time most of us will own our trucks...

    If the quality is what they say it is, they have decent customer service for shipping and possible returns, and you're an experienced tinter, you're getting a steal (I'm sure they're still making good $ off the deal). Otherwise, might consider having it done professionally.
     
  7. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:15 PM
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    i too tried this on my bmw. it turned out horrible and i did what they said and it started to bubble after 2 months. I too got it professionally done at a local place.
     
  8. Oct 3, 2008 at 10:15 PM
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    :eek: You guys are too fast for me!
     
  9. Oct 4, 2008 at 12:17 AM
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    I wouldn't say too easy... anybody remember my "UGH" Post? I am still in the hunt for a shop in SoCal that can match my windows. As of right now my credit card company is working on a chargeback from the POS Shop that did my windows horribly!
     
  10. Oct 4, 2008 at 12:26 AM
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    There is a shop in Long Beach, corner of Cherry Ave and PCH. You might want to give them a try. I have no firsthand experience but I talked to a guy who got his car tinted over there. Page me if you interested.
     
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