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#1 *MonsterTinter *

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  31 January 2005 - 02:28 PM

Hi all,

A repeat customer of mine mentioned tinting the windshield of a Harley Fatboy he has in storage (It's been an average of about 5 below in Vermont). He wants to tint the lower half of the windshield which easily detaches from the bike. I'm hesitant to do this because:

1. If Im not mistaken, these windshields are plastic. How would I heat shrink without slagging the shield?

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2. Even if I didn't need to shrink the film how well would the tint adhere to the windshield?

Any advice or suggestions would be welcome!
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Thanx
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#2 TINTDESIGNZ

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  31 January 2005 - 02:58 PM

Hey Monster-scroll down in the general forum to Ladies and Gents-That whole thread is about tinting plastic motorcycle windshield! Just to avoid the argument! ss
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#3 TintWizard

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  31 January 2005 - 03:01 PM

" Wind shield of a motorcycle, Any Ideas?" is the title of the thread in general ...or I'll give you the short form :


Don't do it. :linedrink
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#4 losdawg

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  31 January 2005 - 03:23 PM

:linedrink

" Wind shield of a motorcycle, Any Ideas?"  is the title of the thread in general ...or I'll give you the short form :


Don't do it. :007

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#5 Eclipse

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  31 January 2005 - 03:24 PM

:007 :linedrink
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#6 GusTheTinter

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  31 January 2005 - 04:44 PM

:cold Like I said, I did my W/S on my 6 year old bike (only lower part) with out any problems :007
I did it about 2 years ago (I know I'm gonna get blasted :lol :dunno ) :linedrink
I'm wondering if lexan gives off the gases like plexi :007
If you do tint the fatboy W/S, forwarn the guy that it may not last, and that the W/S will be toast at that point though :cold
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#7 *MonsterTinter *

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  02 February 2005 - 03:16 PM

Thanks for the goto advice TintDesign! And YES TintWizard that was my first thought. DON"T DO IT!!!
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