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Old 01-30-2016, 10:41 PM   #1
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Windshield replacement

Just had my windshield replaced and the tint at the top is about 6" shorter then the other side.Anyone add window tint to even it out? Ideas
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I'm guessing the tint is right in the glass? Sounds like the shop did not get the proper replacement.

I see no reason you could not apply standard window tint film to make it look better (more even).
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Haven't had to replace windshield but tinted the top 17" and no longer need to use the sun visors, worked out great.
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I would not have accepted the installation
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Old 02-01-2016, 06:34 PM   #5
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I agree. They ordered the wrong replacement window. Code on bottom corner of the window tells the style of the window and the tint. You need to have them replace with the correct windshield. Do you have the old original window to match up the code numbers? Good luck!
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I agree. They ordered the wrong replacement window. Code on bottom corner of the window tells the style of the window and the tint. You need to have them replace with the correct windshield. Do you have the old original window to match up the code numbers? Good luck!
the left and right codes should be the same except for L or R. I recently had mine replace and they replace both at the same time because the tint would have been different and that was unacceptable.
HINT - If it is insurance then make sure that both windows are broken to get both replaced. Just ad a little New Jersey Justice to the other window.
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I had the proper documentation numbers off the windshield. Insurance replaced the glass at no cost. Glass company made three 45 miles trips so I could repair the rust in my shop that caused the problem to start with. So I can live with adding tint to the top. They also put windshield urethane to the top of the glass so water will not be trapped.


I was told by Duncan that this is the right glass replacement, however, in some of the older units the tint will not match. I am thinking about the dark limo tint about 17 or 18 inches down.
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I had mine done last year, I was so disappointed. I took it over and had them both tinted to try to match, close, but now the drivers tint comes down low and I lose visibility. If I had to do over again, I'd replace both windshields because they'll both be broken and the tint will be more to factory spec or I'd refuse the glass.
The resolution of the case was Duncan paid me $90.00 reimbursement for the window tint. Progressive was less than supportive, had a matter of fact, read the fine print snooty-tude. I realize a perfect match was not possible but as you can see in the pic I was left with a clown car and to be honest, a safety issue trying to adjust vision from one side to the other.
I sent numbers off the glass and year of the coach as well.
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Just be careful of the dark limo tint you still need to see the traffic light when you are the first in line at a stop light. I went one shade lighter than dark limo and it has worked out great.
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the left and right codes should be the same except for L or R. I recently had mine replace and they replace both at the same time because the tint would have been different and that was unacceptable.
HINT - If it is insurance then make sure that both windows are broken to get both replaced. Just ad a little New Jersey Justice to the other window.
Be careful, this can backfire. A long time ago I owned a house with aluminum siding. A big storm come through and tore up the neighborhood. I wanted some of that new fangled vinyl siding so bad ,I told my wife lets commit insurance fraud. I took a ball pein hammer and played the xylophone all over the house. The adjuster came out and said it wasn't hail damage. I called them back and throwed a big fit! They sent another adjuster out, my wife dealt with them and they paid the claim. As he was leaving he said to tell your husband that hail doesn't remove the paint in the dent. Next time not to use a hammer on the house. I yelled and chased him down the driveway and asked him if that was true for cars too. [you know for future reference]. My wife was so embarrassed I always had to drop off the payment.
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Just be careful of the dark limo tint you still need to see the traffic light when you are the first in line at a stop light. I went one shade lighter than dark limo and it has worked out great.
Thanks---- did not think about looking up!!
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windshield tint

this is what its looks like !!!
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That looks nice. Great idea, does it obstruct your view at redlights and such?
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That looks nice. Great idea, does it obstruct your view at redlights and such?
Just got back from a 400 mile weekend trip and I like it !!! Might be harder to see the light a little when you are sitting under it ,but not a problem---- I went 20" from top of windshield but next time I will try 18" where the original tint was--- Biggest thing it took a little time to get use to at night
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