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I haven't had good luck with pre-cut. I bought some for the car and it was way off lol
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I'll get some and you can help me put it on next meet Pedro :p
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I want to do this but im going to remove my front windows and do this. How do i go about taking the glass out? Do I have to drill the rivits to take it out and then add new ones when I put it back together?
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I want to do this but im going to remove my front windows and do this. How do i go about taking the glass out? Do I have to drill the rivits to take it out and then add new ones when I put it back together?
no idea. There was no need to remove them so I don't know
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Don't know why I didn't see this back when... but nice job P.C., as all your projects turn put.
Did you say you we're going to do this on the side, lol ?

On the crank down windows, what IF... you take off the seal plate that goes on the outside , the arm rest area of the door, that would give you a little room to push the window to the outside, maybe enough to get the Tint Material down inside.
OR, it might give you room to remove the window easier without drilling the rivets.

Anyway, looks good P.C.

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I want to do this but im going to remove my front windows and do this. How do i go about taking the glass out? Do I have to drill the rivits to take it out and then add new ones when I put it back together?
To remove door Glass: (this processes can also be used as a guide to take your door panel apart, or getting another window from the junkyard or whatever)

Take down the weather stripping around the top and sides of the window.

Roll your window up or down until it is about 1/2 way down.

Take loose your door panel. To do this, first remove the two screws underneath the grab handle on your door and pull the grab handle strait out. Simply disconnect the plugs on the underside of the switches and toss aside the grab handle for later.
There should be one more screw to take out, on the bottom part of the door opposite side of the hinge (the side that opens)

Once the screws are removed, lift up on the door panel. and it should slide up, pending anything still connected i forgot, toss the door panel aside.

You'll need to remove the plastic or jute backing inside the door panel.

Once that's done, you'll see in the spaces the door panel, the bottom of your window should be in there. You'll need to drill our the rivet's (there should be two) be careful to not break the bottom part of the window. I find the best way to do this is to put your hand behind the glass and put pressure against it as your drilling from the other side.

To remove the glass, grab the backside of the glass and pull it up. then tilt the front down. then take the whole glass strait out.

Once you've removed the glass, tint your window using Pedro's process above.

Reverse procedure to put the window back in. You don't HAVE to use rivets again, i've seen them bolted. but its better to use another rivet to hold the window in place.
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if you take your front door panels off you can easily tint the windows and get full coverage of all exposed glass. thats how i did mine and they came out awesome
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if you take your front door panels off you can easily tint the windows and get full coverage of all exposed glass. thats how i did mine and they came out awesome
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I had my regular cab done for $75, including the windshield strip, but it's nice to know how to do cause I might go darker on my back window
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