Originally Posted by highlandchef
Not worth trying yourself unless you have experience. Even the gentle curves in side window glass can give you fits. I have done it, the results were acceptable but I wouldn't do it again.
Originally Posted by moose3
I love the don't try it unless you have experience. Isn't that a chicken and the egg senario?
Your right I didn't say that properly; I was in a hurry when I wrote it.
What I meant to say is I have done it and I wouldn't do it again. The amount saved, IMHO, isn't worth the trouble. I'm like you and like to try new things especially if they save me some money, including some automotive paint work
For the tint though, by the time I bought the good tint at retail and then went back and bought another piece, because I screwed up the back window too badly the first time, I saved very little and I could still see where mine wasn't as well done as the pros do it. There are tricks to it that take a bit of feel and one or two vehicles doing it on your own doesn't give you that experience. I have every belief I could learn to do it just as well as the pros I just don't want to tint 5 cars to get good enough to do mine to the standard I want.
One advantage you do have is the truck will be easier since there is less curvature in the window. So if you try it I would suggest you do the truck first. The back window of your ladies car will be more difficult.