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giannivitale 07-09-2013 12:24 AM

window tinting
Can you darken the windows on a soft top, and how if you can?

Brankz 07-09-2013 12:28 AM


Originally Posted by giannivitale (Post 3941227)
Can you darken the windows on a soft top, and how if you can?

U can't tint soft top windows thrust me, been there done everything, the thing that worked ok was night Shades spray, but with the time u will get annoyed of the fake horrible shade tint lol had. To buy new clear windows for 60 bucks, and I don't think 300 bucks just for the tinted windows is a good deal, so If I'm u safe around 600 bucks and buy the NX top with tinted windows

giannivitale 07-09-2013 12:57 AM

OK, thanks for the info

Dillon152 07-09-2013 05:13 AM

Bestop 58135-35 - Bestop Sailcloth Replace-a-top Tinted Window Kit for 11-13 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited JK 4 Door - Quadratec

Would these work? And I think they offer free shipping

LoveJiuJitsu 07-09-2013 09:09 AM

I would also check craigslist for people selling their tops with tinted windows.

landi jeep 07-09-2013 10:40 AM


Originally Posted by Dillon152 (Post 3941462)

this. professional tint runs about 200 bucks. at least this way, you can sell your old soft top windows and recoup some of the dough.

if your a amazon prime member, its no tax and free 2 day shipping :thumb:

yellowtailfan 07-09-2013 12:06 PM

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To the OP... I have a 4dr 1/2 door with a soft top. I have every window tinted except the drivers window and passenger window. Jeep did a special run (or at least that's what I was told) for tinted half doors. As for the two rear quarter windows and back window - Bestop is your answer, as others mention above.

giannivitale 07-09-2013 10:39 PM

Thanks for the help guys. Im going shopping! Lol

Brankz 07-11-2013 10:29 PM


Originally Posted by giannivitale (Post 3944799)
Thanks for the help guys. Im going shopping! Lol

Let me know please .... Need some l tints 2

giannivitale 07-12-2013 12:50 AM


Originally Posted by Brankz (Post 3952919)

Let me know please .... Need some l tints 2

Will do

Lowerumble 07-12-2013 01:00 AM


Originally Posted by giannivitale (Post 3953335)
Will do

Are you a school teacher? Because I don't think anyone else could understand what that dude was saying and respond to him appropriately!

giannivitale 07-12-2013 01:04 AM

Lol no, but it took me a day to understand it.

giannivitale 07-12-2013 02:02 AM

Just bought me a tinted window kit for my 2012 jk. Best price was amazon with 2 day shipping if your a prime member. Here is the link

giannivitale 07-12-2013 02:02 AM

$244 and some change

Brankz 07-12-2013 02:59 PM


Originally Posted by giannivitale (Post 3953427)
$244 and some change

Thanks but I think I will save for the NX top is just 300 more

michiganadam 07-12-2013 03:06 PM

When you get a car that comes factory with tinted windows (or in this case, a top thats factory with tinted windows), the tint is made into the glass (or plastic crap). Its actually *in* the glass, not on the glass.

any method you would do to put tint on soft windows, is going to come off and look like crap. :)

even professional tint on glass windows is fairly fragile, sad to say. it's not like the factory because its on the glass and not in it.

Just abuse the hell out of your clear windows and when theyre junk put the tinted ones in. Thats my suggestion. they'll take a lot more abuse than it seems sometimes.

JTzombieJeep 01-06-2014 05:15 PM

I figured it out!
I found the solution that actually works! Check out my post about tinting soft windows. I'll try to get pics the next sunny day.

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