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Old 11-05-2010, 07:59 PM
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Wanting to tint my rear windows darker, i think they have 15% or 20% stock on the rear windows and im wanting to make it limo. Have you done window tint yourself? If so how was it? OR do you recommend paying the extra money and having the professionals do it?

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That's something I leave to the professionals. That's my opinion, but I'd rather have done right the first time.
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I would recommend getting a professional to do it. You dont have to worry about the tint bubbling up on you or any other nonsense. If you go to a good shop you also get a warranty as if you did it your self you wouldn't. I have a lifetime warranty on my tints on any bubbling and fading which is hard to beat!

I know it isn't that hard to do but there always is room for error. If yo utrust yourself then why not, but pros are always better.

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Definitely have it done professionally. I know it would be a hike for you, but there's a place in Keego Harbor that does excellent work! Comes with a lifetime warranty I believe. I'm having mine done soon.
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I like letting the pro's do stuff like that. I tend to like doing things myself, but its really easy to mess up a tint job and like others have said, the warranty is good thing to have.
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I did my own, took about a half hour. I wanted to make sure I had everything lined up right. Then when I got done still had the bubbles and was off a bit. So it depends on how good you want it to look, mine looks good from outside.
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I would recommend that you have it done by a pro.
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You can do it yourself Alex , but don't expect the quality that the pros can give ya .
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thanks everyone for the advice im considering both options, im going to call some shops next week and see what the pricing is. Im also considering getting the whole truck done in limo including the windshield tinted to reflective tint that you cant see in but perfectly out because im gonna get the window tint prescription from my eye doctor but we'll see.
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See if you can find someone who does it as a side line . Guy did mine charged me $50.00 . Nice job .
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