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Anyone ever tinted a rear window? if so any tips?! I was thinking of starting in the middle and working my way out...
Not done it myself, but I've seen it being done on mine and its a ***** of a job, especially if the rear screen is curved both vertically and horizontally.
The way to do it (believe it or not) is to mould the tint with the backing paper still on it on the outside of the screen first using a heat gun (or a hair dryer
) You need to do this with backing paper facing upwards.
Once you got a nice mould and you've trimmed the excess, you can then transfer it to the inside.
Word of warning though.... easy with the heat gun and / or even the hair dryer as you can apparently shatter the screen.
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Renault Clio 1.4 16v Privilege (2004), Renault Megane 1.5 dCi 106 Expression (2005), Volkswagon Passat 2.0 TDi S (2006), Alfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTDm QTronic Lusso (2008)