Let’s talk about Tinting windows
Well you don’t need much in the way of tools. A Olfa snap off knife. A squeegee, some Baby Shampoo and a mountain of perseverance.
I had old tints on my glass which I painstakingly peeled off. That took two days. After that I had to knife and use a brake cleaner to make sure nothing remained. Everything was clean and ready to have a tint cut out. We start with this. I removed the trim in hopes of making the tint perfect. Waste of time but oh well.
(A cheap steam cleaner would have helped removed the old tint in a few minutes)
I have installed tint on several cars but the last one (my 960) I paid to have it done because the cost was only about $70 difference. For $70, let someone else put up with that head ache. My wagon needs tint but I haven’t had the $$$ to get it done yet nor have I had money for some good tint…”
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