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Aug 1, 2007
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Case closed.

Case closed. Tint replaced. Manufacturer authorized a refund.
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Soap residue that dried and trapped between the window and tint?
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Jul 6, 2008
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Poor quality tinting, where was this done?
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just looks dirty to me. I know you said you cleaned it, but it does not look clean.
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looks like they forgot to clean the windows
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I've cleaned the windows, both inside and outside, myself multiple times, including using soap+water and amonia free glass cleaner with proper microfiber towel.

Notice how the haziness is so consistent throughout the window, if it was a dirtiness issue it would have been random spots no?
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After 2 months of waiting... well, it is not going to go away.

I would ask the tint shop what they think about it. Do they know of any solutions?

As you said, the hazy / milkiness is so even that appears to be the quality of the film itself, not the application.
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Jun 30, 2006
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Go back to the shop and tell them to redo the tint. Looks like a crap job on the tint.
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To all,

Believe it or not this is not a $99 tint job. This is a top of the line film that i paid $300+ plus. Definitely disappointed, i am having it removed and reinstalling another brand of film later this week.
However i dont want to expose the name of the place i got it from since the owner is willing to work with me for a resolution.
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the installer must be blind then for not checking his completed work. :D

One would think if you do this thousands of time everyday, it should not happen, esp when all the windows are like that
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malecoke wrote: To all,

Believe it or not this is not a $99 tint job. This is a top of the line film that i paid $300+ plus. Definitely disappointed, i am having it removed and reinstalling another brand of film later this week.
However i dont want to expose the name of the place i got it from since the owner is willing to work with me for a resolution.
Why not? If the owner is honest - and can explain what happened and WHY it will NOT happened AGAIN - post the name it here and post the suggested resolution.
Will all humans - mistakes happened, we learn and professional which can assure that typical work is better than this - entitled to a free commercial ad @ RFD
"if you torture the data long enough nature will confess" Economist Ronald Coase - University of Chicago
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Sep 16, 2004
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New rice paper tint from China.

Get the good stuff next time.
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I think something is wrong with it.
Originally Posted by uruha:
I saw a customer returning a book at Costco + telling the employee that the book was good.
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I think the name of this place should be exposed to prevent any RFDers or friends of RFDers from going here with their vehicles.

The quality of the tints are definitely cheap and low quality...even my $60 carbon film tint for 2 front windows don't have this issue.
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BlackTrailhawk wrote: I think the name of this place should be exposed to prevent any RFDers or friends of RFDers from going here with their vehicles.

The quality of the tints are definitely cheap and low quality...even my $60 carbon film tint for 2 front windows don't have this issue.
It is the quality of the film that I am going after, not the tint shop or the workmanship of the installers. This tint shop has taken care of 6 vehicles, including 4 vehicles within my close social circle and all installs had been trouble free. Even this tint job was done without any flaws, it's just the film that's giving issues.

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