Window Tinting

Thin bits of metal and bright blue light. Including glass & trim.

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Was a relatively easy job , even doing the rear window . You just have to make sure the glass is very very clean and follow the instructions, I got a link to a you tube clip when I bought mine .
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What percentage tint have you guys used for mid sides and back windows that still keeps reversing ok

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Personal presence but keep it legal. If you go too dark, you may be in danger of your van looking, well; like a van. 20% will do. Some good comparison vids on YouTube.


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themagician wrote: 04 Jun 2015, 10:57 Here's two photos (not the best as parked on the drive). It's sunny here today. ImageImageThe cab windows aren't tinted at all just original factory glass. They're a bit dirty as done over 1000 miles recently to cornwall and back and not washed it yet! The tint is fine looking out, it just makes looking in harder!
I know this was years ago but is this "Limo" 5% tint? 

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is window tinting still considered a windows out job (in which case im not going there), or can it be done with them still in?
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Windows don’t need to come out - I had part of my rear window done in complete black to cover the storage area for my spare parts & tools as it looked a bit untidy.

Cost is pretty reasonable as well:

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To do a decent job widows out which if factory window is quite easy to do.
Tinted windows is on my list unfortunately it’s a very big list.
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T25boy71 wrote: 13 Mar 2021, 12:36 To do a decent job widows out which if factory window is quite easy to do.
Tinted windows is on my list unfortunately it’s a very big list.
I think most of us have big lists when it comes to our vans  :lol:
 
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300CE wrote:Windows don’t need to come out - I had part of my rear window done in complete black to cover the storage area for my spare parts & tools as it looked a bit untidy.

Cost is pretty reasonable as well:

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I’m not exactly sure what this one was called but wanted one that no one could see through. Cost was £20 to supply and fit by a local tinting company.
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T25boy71 wrote: 13 Mar 2021, 12:36 To do a decent job widows out which if factory window is quite easy to do.
Tinted windows is on my list unfortunately it’s a very big list.

same! on average its about 3 new things a month!

one day we will be finished and they will be mint!...... :lol:
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Did mine myself with kit bought on ebay, bit of a faff separating the film, removing air bubbles etc, especially the rear window, not so good as getting it done professionally, I think the kit cost about a tenner.
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