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Clear windshield film

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by NC_Nole, Mar 19, 2017.

  1. Mar 19, 2017 at 4:42 PM
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    NC_Nole

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    My local tint shop mentioned being able to put a clear ceramic film on the windshield that will help block UV light and heat, has anyone done this and if so what was your experience?

    Thank you,

    Paul
     
  2. Mar 19, 2017 at 4:49 PM
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    I had a buddy do this to his truck and loves it. Although I think he went with 50% and I didn't even notice till he pointed it out. I am planning to do this before summer to help keep the car cooler.
     
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    I wouldn't do it.
    It's nice because it keeps the car cooler ceramic tint makes certain things "blurry". My sisters car has it and you notice it especially at night.
    Headlight, street lamps etc have a weird little haze to them. Hard to explain but it really messed with my eyes. Just my experience.
     
  4. Mar 19, 2017 at 6:17 PM
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    I just put 70% Wincos tint On my front windshield and it's badass
     
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    That would bug me. Tint is tough at night on side windows, I can't imagine the windshield, however light it may be.
     
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    I had my front windshield done with a tint to help reduce the UV rays. It's great! If you experience a blurred view from the tint its more than likely because the installer used a cheap grade of film. A good quality tint should not fade or be blurry.
     
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    Just like @1UPPER said I totally aggreee. I have 3m crystalline 70% on my windshield and it's one of the best things I have done. Keeps the truck cooler without out it being dark. I also put it on top of the rear windows since the factory tint doesn't have uv protection. It's just privacy glass.
     
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  9. Oct 13, 2017 at 9:02 AM
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    I have 50% ceramic tint :anonymous: entire front windshield. Its Not to dark at all but it is amazing when it comes to blocking the UV and sun!
     
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    I went with 50% myself. I found that my eyesight adjusted to it initially driving at night. During the day, the tint cuts down the glare and I find myself not wearing sunglasses at all. With that said, I decided to tint the other two vehicles.
     
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  11. Oct 13, 2017 at 10:13 AM
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    80% on my windshield and it works great! Don't notice any weird glare at night and helps with the sun during the day.
     
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