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    Arrow Recommend me window tint!

    Chaps,

    I'm going to tint the Veccy, please can you recommend me some tinting film - either ebay or website/stores. I've never done this before so I need to know what is good to go for. Also, what percentage light.

    I'll be fitting this myself


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    Quote Originally Posted by mishima View Post
    I've never done this before so I need to know what is good to go for. Also, what percentage light.

    I'll be fitting this myself
    Seriously, don't bother. Pay someone else to do it for you. I've done several cars myself over the years, and paid someone else to do my Astra professionally 2 years ago, and there really is no contest in the results acheived.

    For the sake of £190(ish) they charge for the whole car, it's really not worth the hassle of doing it yourself.

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    If it's your first time, unless you're very skilled or very lucky the chances of making a hash of it are pretty high. Badly applied tints look reeeeeeally bad.

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    I agree, i tried it myself years ago, and it is really hard, bubbles and wrinkles everywhere! Honestly you are better paying a pro to do it for you, the results will be a million miles better. But if your intent on DIY then good luck mate and buy decent tint film, folia tec or similar, the cheap stuff is not as good quality

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    I would pay someone m8...i done my scenic last year and all went well till I got to the last window,I tried to squeegie the water from behind the tint and there was the smallest bit of grit there and it ripped the tintlesson learned

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    What companies do this though? Hmm, I don't really have £190 to splash out!!

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    Whereabouts are you? Just a case of shopping around and recommendations. Have you thought about fitted shades instead? they're cheaper @ £80 and I'm really happy with mine as are others.
    Another option to consider maybe?

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    Can you link me ?

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    Give harry a call at autowerks you can find the details in the approved traders section he should be able to sort you out , he is a member on here so will know what you need
    Driving vauxhall,s for 30 + years
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobssignum View Post
    Give harry a call at autowerks you can find the details in the approved traders section he should be able to sort you out , he is a member on here so will know what you need
    thanks mate but aren't they based in Berkshire? No good to me, I'm in North West Anyone know of any decent/cheap places taht will do this?

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