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Old 02-10-2014, 01:13 PM   #1
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soft top tinting

Hey guys, just bought my 1st jeep, 1999 wrangler Tj inline 6 180k. Soft and hard top in grt mechanical condition. My soft top was clear as day and I hate fish bowling and don't have the funds to buy after market Windows that are alrdy tinted. Looked around and found some sites talking bout insta-cling. Bought a box at pepboys for $12 Hey worth a shot. Hope it holds up. Any questions please feel free to ask. Keep Calm and Jeep on!
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Old 02-10-2014, 02:18 PM   #2
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Sent Black Magic an email linking to your post.. I'm sure they would be willing to offer you support for this product, thou I wasn't able to locate this via their web site.

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Old 02-10-2014, 05:14 PM   #3
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That's awesome! How does it work? And did you do front?
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:16 PM   #4
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Also, day pic looking out?
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:55 PM   #5
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I'm in NYC it's alil cold to be putting the soft top, but I will in a month or so. I did it earlier today have it drying in my 2nd room. Its better to measure from the inside. You can peel it off so it would b best to apply it on the inside. And it's reusable which makes it easy if u make a mistake. Just peel it off slowly and reapply with a lot of soapy water
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Old 02-10-2014, 05:57 PM   #6
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I'll be doing the rear tomorrow I'll post pics when done
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Old 02-12-2014, 09:56 AM   #7
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So how did they look
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Old 02-15-2014, 07:20 PM   #8
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That's the rear

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Old 02-15-2014, 07:42 PM   #9
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It's 5% but look really good, at nite it should conceal a lot and during the day it looks like reg limo tint. I can tell with the thickness it shouldn't fade to purple like the cheap ones. I will finally tint my front 20% to match my hard top. I hate fish bowling in NYC
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It's 5% but look really good, at nite it should conceal a lot and during the day it looks like reg limo tint. I can tell with the thickness it shouldn't fade to purple like the cheap ones. I will finally tint my front 20% to match my hard top. I hate fish bowling in NYC
The purple fading you are referring to happens mostly due to the use of an ammonia based solvent when applying the tint film to the window.

Looks great! Nice job.
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Old 02-18-2014, 09:46 PM   #11
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That looks like a wonderful idea. So after you cut it did you just spray it with soapy water and squeegee it off like regular tint?
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Old 02-19-2014, 07:48 PM   #12
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Thank you guys, it's alil time consuming but deff worth it. And yes I applied it on like reg tint, soapy water does the trick until it's smooth. Any questions just ask
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Old 02-19-2014, 11:32 PM   #13
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I am not sure how it will work after you have used the rear window for several times
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Old 02-20-2014, 11:22 PM   #14
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I have the rear stored away rolled up n I continuously ck it and its doing fine, guess I will find out in March when I put it back on. Thanks

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