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Peeling the liner from film


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hi new to the forum and a total newbie to window tint film, basically watched all the videos on you tube, got myself some film, cleaned the windows, sprayed the solution on ,layed the film on cut round the glass no probs then when i went to peel the liner apart from the film a couldnt get it :( tryed with the knife ended up with loads of nail marks in the film, so tryed tape either side got that to work after a few goes but when a pull the tape off it leaves marks in the film ? how do you guys do it ? do u peel it apart abit before it goes near the cars and spray with some solution, ? it looks so simple but how do you realise the clear liner without damaging the film ?


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hi new to the forum and a total newbie to window tint film, basically watched all the videos on you tube, got myself some film, cleaned the windows, sprayed the solution on ,layed the film on cut round the glass no probs then when I went to peel the liner apart from the film a couldnt get it :( tryed with the knife ended up with loads of nail marks in the film, so tryed tape either side got that to work after a few goes but when a pull the tape off it leaves marks in the film ? how do you guys do it ? do u peel it apart abit before it goes near the cars and spray with some solution, ? it looks so simple but how do you realise the clear liner without damaging the film ?

To find the liner fold a corner over on itself and carefully rub the surface back and forth

if it slides easy that is liner side if it grabs and wont slide that's the scratch coat

Lay film liner side up dry one corner apply a (single) piece of tape secure to the corner and roll the tape 180 over on iteslf and away from the corner

liner should come up as long as the surface under the film is wet enough to hold down your film

Do not pull liner up and away from glue continue doing with liner the same way you did with the tape

Of course this is best after you have cut the film piece to the shape of the glass to be tinted

and liner is pulled at your flat surface work area not at the car

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thanks for the reply tintjam65, ano what side the liner is that was the easy part :woowoo just couldnt get it apart without marking the tint , the tint a bought was off ebay it said dont worry this film is cheap but it is high quality thought ad give it a try looked ok but is really thin and marks really easy, bought different film which was more expensive and seems to be alot thicker so hopefully will peel apart better without marking so easy , anyways thanks again for your reply

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