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Old 04-01-2017, 09:21 PM   #1
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Window tint

I'm just wondering if anybody tinted their windows in their camper. I have a 32 ft vibe with one 15000 ac and it run a lot and was considering window tinting but I don't know if it will make a difference.
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It may make a slight difference. Do not use mirrored tint for driving safety, it could blind other drivers if the sun hits just right. Do not use tint film on dual-pane windows, it causes the air space to overheat and break a window or blow out a seal.
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Here is our trailer. It had factory tinted windows and I had 5% tint done on the front two only as we wanted the bed section darker.

Our windows are single pain. On double pain glass you need to use mirror tint as mentioned above.
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Old 04-02-2017, 05:40 PM   #4
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Looks good. I am trying to find someone who tinted their windows to see if it makes it cooler inside. I have no tint on mine and it would cost a bit and I don't want to do it for nothing.
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Old 04-02-2017, 05:52 PM   #5
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I tinted the windows in my Mirada with 20%. Our 13.5 BTU AC unit was then able to keep the Mirada cool, even in the 115 Deg Phoenix summer.

Window tint and window covers | 2001 Coachmen Mirada 300QB

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Old 04-06-2017, 09:15 AM   #6
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Our Micro Minnie came with tinted window glass from the factory. I have tinted my truck windows on every truck I have had for many years. It definitely makes a difference in cooling..
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I have tinted windows on my RV from the factory... and have very dark tint on the Pickup windows where allowed by law... I think it helps... I know my home has a solar bronze tint to the windows and it stops something like 50% of the UV light.... so the drapes and fabrics have lasted much longer...
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I tinted the window on a 2000 Fourwinds 5000 Class C and it helped a lot with heat as well as privacy.
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use the nano technology tint it keeps about 90 percent of the heat out and it does not need to be dark so you can keep all your natural light in the trailer. I have it in my truck and it works really well at keeping heat out.
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Can I tint the outside of the window because the screens are on the inside and I don't like the idea of spraying liquid on the inside of the window having it run down the seals or walls. I don't know if you have to do it on the inside or not.
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Yes has to be done on the inside.

Screens pop out easy and there is not much water.

Had ours done three years ago no issues.

I remove the screens twice a year to clean the windows.
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