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Another rear window pattern tip.


Did a search and found nothing so i hope this was not covered before! I use fine line masking tape to outline the matrix when cutting out rear windows with dark film and cars with dark interiors. Then wet the film, lay and cut the film along the masking tape. Quick and very easy. :lol

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very interesting tip don't know if you tape the inside or the out, I'm assumeing out

however, masking tape doesn't strech around curves very well. I think stripeing tape might work better ill try it with that,,,,,, that's if I can ever get a car in here to tint! talk about dead :coffee

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I'm assuming you have allready tried laying a flouresent light on the rear deck, putting more light inside the vehicle. If not try that I do it on every car.

Good luck

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