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Posted By windowtint

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naww.. it aint all that... I just happen to KNOW tinting ~ and take a huge amount of satisfaction in knowing that I...
Honda Civic Forum: Detailing
11-01-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By windowtint

This is an older comment... but I couldn't leave...

This is an older comment... but I couldn't leave it alone... everything that is qouted in the above post... DO THE EXACT OPPOSITE!!!!!

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Posted By windowtint

ummm??? Solar???? 20 years "experience" ...

ummm??? Solar????


20 years "experience" DOES NOT equal competence.... That is clearly demonstrated if a "competent" widow tinter let an obviously unskilled tinter do the work under his (lack...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
11-01-2002
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By windowtint

the clear vinyl sheilds are widely available ~...

the clear vinyl sheilds are widely available ~ you name the car, it's probably available in a precut kit form. Many shops also carry it in plain roll form so they cut there own patterns


i...
Honda Civic Forum: North East
10-07-2002
Replies: 28
Views: 624
Posted By windowtint

in response to the below qoute... actually.. I do...

in response to the below qoute... actually.. I do that every day... but on much harder cars... 90 minutes is more than suffice to tint 90% of all cars ~so, you're far from screwed, so yeah, "Way". ...
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Posted By windowtint

uhh... i think you may have misunderstood... no...

uhh... i think you may have misunderstood... no tinter would remove the back window in an '01 Civic to tint behind the brake light.... he removed the rear deck under the window.. not the rear window...
Honda Civic Forum: North East
10-05-2002
Replies: 28
Views: 624
Posted By windowtint

ROFLLMAO!!!! a perfect job huh..... ...

ROFLLMAO!!!!


a perfect job huh..... there's no such thing. No matter how hard you try, there will be at least one dust fleck SOMEWHERE... there will be at least some white edging SOMEWHERE on...
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Views: 2,790
Posted By windowtint

so your radio "don't work" now.... why does the...

so your radio "don't work" now.... why does the window tinter take the fall for everything that goes wrong on a car for the next 6 months after the windows get done??



HE'S A WINDOW TINTER. ...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
10-05-2002
Replies: 23
Views: 421
Posted By windowtint

wow.... $630+ on tint huh.. and it's a Cali...

wow.... $630+ on tint huh.. and it's a Cali car... so only the back three are done!!!


that's about $210 a window... WOW!! I'd have a semi-wood all day long if I got $210 A WINDOW!!!

...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
10-05-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By windowtint

first... there is no such thing as TRANSPARENT...

first... there is no such thing as TRANSPARENT white tint... there is a white film.. but it is WHITE OUT... you cannot see through it.


There is no "BEST" film... after a certain level they are...
09-21-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By windowtint

Not good with numbers???? You even have a link...

Not good with numbers???? You even have a link to the IWFA law chart page (which is outdated BTW)... and you are so totally off base...


Illegal in most states..... BBBBZZZZZZZZZZZ.. ahhhh.......
09-21-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 483
Posted By windowtint

It's not all the difficult if you're the least...

It's not all the difficult if you're the least bit mechanically inclined.... I bought TYC tails for the wifes coupe when they first came out (been a good year or so now...???) anyhow... silver...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
09-21-2002
Replies: 22
Views: 588
Posted By windowtint

$50 huh.... and you're bragging about...

$50 huh....


and you're bragging about that????i/expressions/face-icon-small-confused.gif


that's like saying "I'M A CHEAP BASTARD AND I GET MY FAKE NIKES FROM THE DOLLAR STORE, CNA YOU BEAT...
Honda Civic Forum: West
09-08-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By windowtint

BTW since someone mentioned it in the...

BTW


since someone mentioned it in the thread earlier...


having out of state plates DOES NOT exempt you from California state law regarding window tint on the front doors.


I cannot...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
09-07-2002
Replies: 27
Views: 367
Posted By windowtint

well, aside from the obvious that tint doesn't go...

well, aside from the obvious that tint doesn't go on the outside, it goes on the inside....


You can't tint plastic. Tint wasn't designed for that application and it wont stick for crap. What...
Honda Civic Forum: Detailing
09-07-2002
Replies: 42
Views: 1,012
Posted By windowtint

what do expect for $100??? of course it's going...

what do expect for $100??? of course it's going to turn purple ~ QUICKLY, you paid for the cheap crap and got cheap crap.
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
08-29-2002
Replies: 22
Views: 500
Posted By windowtint

CRASH2002 ... there is no such thing as...

CRASH2002 ...


there is no such thing as electro-tint ~ or whatever other name you want to call it. It's an urban legend.


there have been a few MANUFACTURER ONLY one-off cars produced with...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
08-19-2002
Replies: 30
Views: 721
Posted By windowtint

I like that... that's good. :_bow: ...

I like that... that's good. :_bow:


nothing, I repeat NOTHING upsets a car salesman more than being shown he lost an easy sale to another dealer ~ or worse! another salesman at the SAME...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
08-18-2002
Replies: 30
Views: 721
Posted By windowtint

Ducatti... PRay... nope, you wouldnt think...

Ducatti... PRay... nope, you wouldnt think salesmen would be like that... being niceness/paycheck go hand in hand... but the true ass in them comes out if they think they wouldnt make money from...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
08-14-2002
Replies: 30
Views: 721
Posted By windowtint

Got one for you... I've had the chance to...

Got one for you... I've had the chance to seriously abuse car salesmen. ~ being a tinter in a shop along the city's "Auto Row" of course also gives me plenty of chance to mess with salesmen every...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
08-14-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 376
Posted By windowtint

actually, even in the dead of winter, 2 days is...

actually, even in the dead of winter, 2 days is more than sufficient. Normally nothing will happen even if you completely ignore what the tinter told you and you accidently roll them down right away.
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
07-14-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 7,064
Posted By windowtint

one thing to remember.. the cheapest shop 99% of...

one thing to remember.. the cheapest shop 99% of the time is the one shop in town that is dying for business and the one shop the does the crappiest work.


keep in mind also that prices vary...
Honda Civic Forum: Member's Rides
07-13-2002
Replies: 17
Views: 468
Posted By windowtint

that tint job will meter out at about 15/16%...

that tint job will meter out at about 15/16% (grey/charcoal/smoke ~ whatever you want to call it)


~~after tinting 1/2 my life now.. i can tell you with even just a photograph what you've got....
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
07-13-2002
Replies: 30
Views: 1,329
Posted By windowtint

that would 4 brands you named. 3M and Llumar are...

that would 4 brands you named. 3M and Llumar are not the same company.


and no BRAND is NOT imporant. WARRANTY IS. I carry all the major brands and I tell customers the same thing when they ask...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
07-13-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 2,188
Posted By windowtint

yes tint is removable. "spray on tint"...

yes tint is removable.


"spray on tint" hasn't been done in probably 20 years. If you saw something being SPRAYED it was more likely than not the mounting solution being used.


the heat gun...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
07-13-2002
Replies: 16
Views: 7,064
Posted By windowtint

LLUMAR is NOT the "BEST" ~ although I sell it. I...

LLUMAR is NOT the "BEST" ~ although I sell it. I also carry about 5 other lines, what brand you get depends on what type/shade of film you choose.


On a professional grade level, 99% of all...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
07-13-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By windowtint

ASWZero there is no such thing as...

ASWZero


there is no such thing as "factory tint" on a car. that would be gross violation of federal law for honda to do that. "factory tint" is only permitted on vehicles classified as a...
03-14-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By windowtint

i think you would (or wouldnt.... lol) be...

i think you would (or wouldnt.... lol) be suprised at how terribly clueless some people are about things... just dont think 5hit through


"I painted my light housings and the curved chrome peice...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
03-14-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By windowtint

I bought these for the g/f's 01 coupe when they...

I bought these for the g/f's 01 coupe when they first came out.. had them ordered MONTHS before they were available. Got them back in August? October??? anyhow... had one of the very first pair...
03-13-2002
Replies: 9
Views: 1,562
Posted By windowtint

Ive done this on a number of vehicles, including...

Ive done this on a number of vehicles, including our 01 civic .. heat build up is not an issue unless you sit for long periods with the lights on... trust me, the housing would start to melt before...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-13-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By windowtint

uhhhhhh......guys? tint in CA. IS LEGAL ON THE...

uhhhhhh......guys? tint in CA. IS LEGAL ON THE FRONT DOORS!


70% light transmission.. It aint much, but it's tint and it's legal.
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-13-2002
Replies: 27
Views: 577
Posted By windowtint

that picture was from our website at...

that picture was from our website at WWW.TINTDUDE.COM .


I do not recall WHY it was messed in the door window... We dont normally advocate teh use of colored graphics film on cars, but that one...
03-13-2002
Replies: 15
Views: 1,076
Posted By windowtint

this is an older thread, but it needs some...

this is an older thread, but it needs some clarification for anyone browsing it.


1. Those dots are not Teflon and are not meant for ease of removal at the factory. They are made from CERAMIC...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-13-2002
Replies: 6
Views: 20,828
Posted By windowtint

Highly experienced window tinters DO NOT use dish...

Highly experienced window tinters DO NOT use dish soap as it leaves 1. spots of debris under the tint from the grit that is in the soap that helps scrub the dishes 2. becuase yes it does strip wax...
Honda Civic Forum: Parts and Products
03-08-2002
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By windowtint

the best way is to simply open the light up and...

the best way is to simply open the light up and paint all the chrome body color... looks good.. been doing this same trick since the Altezzas came out a few years ago.. Just did g/f's silver '01 a...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-02-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By windowtint

Step 1: spray carb cleaner... inhale deeply. ...

Step 1: spray carb cleaner... inhale deeply.

Step 2: die.


carb cleaner is ETHER


http://www.tintdude.com
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-01-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 2,890
Posted By windowtint

5 bills for shipping 4 rims/tires. 2...

5 bills for shipping 4 rims/tires.


2 words. Sucker.
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-01-2002
Replies: 12
Views: 517
Posted By windowtint

LOL. the gas cap thing IS NOT B.S. The...

LOL. the gas cap thing IS NOT B.S.


The reason the light came on is that the fuel tank operates under PRESSURE, thats why it hisses when you open the cap. The computer sensed that the pressure...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
03-01-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By windowtint

Acetone wont work. It evaporates far to...

Acetone wont work. It evaporates far to quickly... same with the bizzare suggestions you will often here like "use gasoline" "straight ammonia" "propane torch" "low yield nuclear ordinance".....

...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
02-28-2002
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By windowtint

you need to take it to a tint shop to have it...

you need to take it to a tint shop to have it removed. it is harder to take off than to put on (harder, work-wise).


also... 3M is bottom of the garbage pile with automotive films. They make...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
02-28-2002
Replies: 7
Views: 897
Posted By windowtint

what you are looking for is a plain old fully...

what you are looking for is a plain old fully metallized semi-reflective tint. Any tint shop worth half a 5hit will have it in stock. Very common stuff and has been around forever.


Llumar...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
02-28-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By windowtint

the "it's legal in (blank) state and that's where...

the "it's legal in (blank) state and that's where I just came from" excuse does not work. ~ And at that, the officers response is "glad to hear that son, when you get back there you can get the tint...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
02-28-2002
Replies: 20
Views: 335
Posted By windowtint

the "it's legal in (blank) state and that's where...

the "it's legal in (blank) state and that's where I just came from" excuse does not work. ~ And at that, the officers response is "glad to hear that son, when you get back there you can get the tint...
Honda Civic Forum: General Automotive Discussion
02-28-2002
Replies: 51
Views: 1,148
Posted By windowtint

13% window tint on the windshield. You're brain...

13% window tint on the windshield. You're brain dead and so is any person who will even install it. It is not a matter of MIGHT get in a wreck it is WHEN. ~ And every tinter has heard it before...
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