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Well, I got my car tinted the other day. 30 percent lumar on 4 windows, but

the rear windshield. After he did the tint on my car. I went around to check

it out, and I noticed on the rear windshield there were pimply dots cluttered

around in a certain area, towards the top middle. And I asked the dude, "Why

are they little dots on back of the rear windshield." He said there's nothing

you can do, and that they will stay there permanently, and in fact can get

worse over time. So I said to him forget that. I don't want that on my car.

Take it off. So instead of him gently peeling off the tint on the rear

windshield. He tore off all the tint on the rear windshield like a mad man.

(What a jerk!) Without removing the glue. I also noticed that he never reconnected the antenna, inside the rear windshield for the integrated phone

either. (Asswipe) The man BOB the manager, didn't charge me for the rear

windshield. So it was a hundred bucks plus tax, for lumar tint with a lifetime

warranty. Plus I am going back monday so that they remove the glue, which

the man didn't do, and it dried up inside the back window, since he was so

pissed that I told him to take it off. :)

Any way my question is that how you guys with the pimped out cadillacs on

cardomain. and on this forum as well have perfect laid out tint on your rear

windshield, without any of those hideous bumps on the back of it. How did

you guys do it. Or what did you do to remove them?

Because I will still get my back rear windshield tinted, but not unless there

wont be no bumps on them. One guy said, he can get a piece of vinyl and

put it over the area with a bumps. Then add a second strip of tint

underneath it, but there will be a noticeable seam because there will be two

layers, top and bottom but the vinyl will cover the bumps, but you will not be

able to see out that section of the window

Or he can just put a whole single layer on the back, (Not the same tint

man one of course ;)) but there will be a 50/50 chance, give or take, that

the bumps will show up or won't show up. He also said as time goes buy the

bumps will gradually disappear. But im not sure if thats the case.

Any suggestions on how to tint the rear windshield??? I know this guy he did

an excellent job tinting my hyundai i drive as well a couple of years ago.
 

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Sorry to hear about that...but I have all windows tinted, including the rear... my tint guy (he's tinted all my previous cars) told me that what you described would occur..I told him I didn't want the vinyl, and the other option is to have the tint come up to the matrix....I told him I wanted the entir rear...so when he did it, he applied extra heat in that area...he did a very very good job,but you just can't get rid of all the gray dots...eventually, and over time, the dots on mine were reduced, not increased....You just have to make your mind up to live with it..it will not be perfect....
 

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Well, I don't like those dot matrix on the tint. So i will probably just leave the back factory. Or If i decide to do it again. Thanks for the info.
 

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Most new cars have it, and i never even notice mine. Having your side windows done and no back window tinted looks a lot worse than having those dots.
 

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yeah my tint place said it might happen on my current car.... but with enough heat, and lots and lots of pushing he got it all out....just be persistant that you want it done right....

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Window tint needs to cure/dry before you really know how it will turn out. Applying tint in the winter months on cold glass can produce poorer initial results but it just takes longer to cure. My first window tinting in 1999 was done in January and I had to park the Honda Accord for a couple weeks in the sun before the tint completely cured and all the irregularities disappeared.

The tint on my CTS back window has no trapped air around the matrix of dots but part of that is because it was done in the warmer September weather. Also I park my car facing north while at work whenever I can so that the back window takes most of the sun. I hate to let the dash and front seats take full sun through the untinted windshield when I'm just parked at work.
 

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I just got my windows tinted on my 06 cts and mt tint guy i used all the time 4 my cars got all the dots out no problem he knows how to do it very good so anybody in jersey i woulod recomend him.
 

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Thanks for the support, I don't know what I am going to do except have them remove the dried up glue, then take it from there. Thanks for advice. :thumbsup:
 

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Do you notice the seam, between the vinyl and the tint?
 

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Hey Tonelocdog (can I call you TLD for short) Give my brother who has been in the tint buisness for over 20 years and see if he can come up with a good solution to your problem. Over Exposure, his name is Tim, 407-339-2490. I was thinking if he can come up with some kind of custom graphics for the tint and maybe Limo tinting the dots with a thick film is the answer to the dots at the top. The pic I see here looks like debris in the tint, thats why my brother usually lays something down over the rear deck to keep that fuzz from getting in the tint. I'll be talking to him in the next few day's, I was wondering if their is any interest in a small CTS script in the side window tint or maybe on the rear window.
 

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Hey Tonelocdog (can I call you TLD for short) Give my brother who has been in the tint buisness for over 20 years and see if he can come up with a good solution to your problem. Over Exposure, his name is Tim, 407-339-2490. I was thinking if he can come up with some kind of custom graphics for the tint and maybe Limo tinting the dots with a thick film is the answer to the dots at the top. The pic I see here looks like debris in the tint, thats why my brother usually lays something down over the rear deck to keep that fuzz from getting in the tint. I'll be talking to him in the next few day's, I was wondering if their is any interest in a small CTS script in the side window tint or maybe on the rear window.
Hi, TLD is fine. Does your brother live around my area? Im in holiday north of tampa and clearwater. The pic that you saw above, I don't have that kind of problem. I don't know exactly whats causing that. Maybe limo tinting the dots is the same as applying vinyl to it, but Im not sure. I would have to see the cts script if I like it or not. I want to stay with 30 percent in the rear windshield as well, maybe that is. My dealer does tinting too, but from what I heard they have the same problem with the dots as well. Talk to your brother and let me know what he suggests to do, and then I guess I will take it from there. Thanks for the concern. If i were going to do a cts script, I most likely have it done in the rear, but Im not sure. Sounds like a good idea, anyway let me know how your brother would handle this particular kind of tinting. When is the best time your brother can be reached at.

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My brother lives in Clermont (Lake County) I'll run it by him and keep you posted. He might come down your way if there were a couple jobs with yours. I'll check it out and get back at you.
 

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Ok B.Hoth let me know.
 
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