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    Hello every one thanks for reading my post....I bought tinting film from ebay and i am trying to tint windows...but it seems tricky job co's film dont stick well on the edges...it sucks air and becomes line....i tried every thing including hair drier but its the same ....if any one has any experience in tinting windows then please help me....
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    are you trying soappy water on the window ?and doing it on the out side
     
     

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    No i am doing it from inside with the fairy liquid soapy water.
     
     

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    dont hold me to it but am sure i did my old mini on the out side .an you need to get under the seal best you can .have you got the rubber thing to put it on with .hope it helps lee
     
     

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    what i do know is that the back window you will need to do on the outside because of the heated window .as it will not sit because of it .lee
     
     

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    I will recommend that you take the side windows out of the cars, this is how the proper pros do it you will find it much easier,

    I have always done it on the outside as the same as madaboutBMW says, putting it on the inside also causes a reflection, when doing it, don't take the whole paper bit of and try and lay it on, peel back the first edge, and slowly pull the paper back whilst always flattening with a plastic filler knife,, This is how i used to put window logos on race cars and they are made of the same material
     
     

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    Weigh up what it costs... a few quid and a job that could've been done better or a couple of hundred and a job that looks perfect and comes with a warranty.

    All tints I have seen are on inside. The biggest challenge I have been lead to believe is the rear window. It bows not only top to bottom but also side to side.

    Perhaps I'm too keen to give my money away but I would let the experts do it. At least if you're not happy then they have to do it again. The place I used also replaced both front window tints after nearly two years because it peeled on the corners ( coupe). How's that for service???
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by A20 RYM View Post
    Weigh up what it costs... a few quid and a job that could've been done better or a couple of hundred and a job that looks perfect and comes with a warranty.

    All tints I have seen are on inside. The biggest challenge I have been lead to believe is the rear window. It bows not only top to bottom but also side to side.

    Perhaps I'm too keen to give my money away but I would let the experts do it. At least if you're not happy then they have to do it again. The place I used also replaced both front window tints after nearly two years because it peeled on the corners ( coupe). How's that for service???
    Im with you on this mate!!

    I would definately leave it to the Pros.
    I had to put a large banner (company name) across the rear screen of an estate car and it was a major PITA!!

    I can imagine this stuff being way worse
     
     

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    Thanks for all of your advice and tips....Hey i was trying to save money i was qouted £250 to do all windows that is lots of money. I have tried every thing but it doesnt work film just start to peel of once its dried. And there is no adhesive at the back you use soapy water....may be this film which i have bought is bit cheap quality. When i find out the right procedure i will leave detail on here for others to read.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GUCCIBOY View Post
    Thanks for all of your advice and tips....Hey i was trying to save money i was qouted £250 to do all windows that is lots of money. I have tried every thing but it doesnt work film just start to peel of once its dried. And there is no adhesive at the back you use soapy water....may be this film which i have bought is bit cheap quality. When i find out the right procedure i will leave detail on here for others to read.
    Thanks again.
    That will be great mate.

    It might be worth buying some better quality tinting film if you are still wanting to do it yourself?
     
     

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