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I don't feel like dishing out $300 for tint unless I have to. Has anyone done it themselves? I'm willing to take the chance of messing it up if it means i'll save $250
 

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$300 !!?? Wow- I can't see it costing that much! In my area they charge about $100. I have A guy that I've delt with for many of my cars and he did my Koup for $125 Very quality work too! I'd check around if I were you cause $300 is kinda high.
 

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$300 is 'average retail' in this area... so when my brother in law offered to do all five windows on my sedan for $40... I jumped at it. He wasn't very pleased with some of the retainer clips used for the rear plastic but overall he was happy with the job. He worked for quite a few years as a tinter, so it's fun for him to get back into it. I would have never tried it myself though... two piece back windows frighten me.
 

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X2 on really expensive.. maybe if the dealer did it it would cost 300 but standard here is $90-110. i would recommend lookin around a little more before doing it yourself and definitly before taking it the original quote. just my 2 cents
 

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my brother and I are doing mine next week, as soon as my precut tint arrives. I'll update you guys when we finish.
 

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I was charged 200 to do mine, guy did a great job! 1 piece back window, i knew he was good!

Eclipse Tinting here in Calgary!
 

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I took mine to a local shop .. $190(including taxes) had the car for the afternoon, one had one small issue (bubble near the top driver door) and took it back and they fixed it.. no other issues.. beautiful job and thrilled with it.
 

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I'm in Canada so ya, $300 is average. I've heard between $275 and $315 but all are around that range...
 

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Did you remove the rear deck in order to fully cover the window (get behind the third brake light)?
The guy that did mine, did not have to remove the rear deck to get behind the brake light, lots of slip solution and got it done no problem.
 

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I'm in Canada so ya, $300 is average. I've heard between $275 and $315 but all are around that range...
My tint on my rear 3 windows was done by the dealership prior to me buying the car. They charged me $400 on the final price for it. I'm hoping I get 5-year warranty on it lol
 

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Got all 5 windows done for $120...they cut out around the 3rd brake light, but it doesn't look bad or standout IMO.
 

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140 to get my 3 done. Took him about an hour.
Said he can do the two sides for another 80. Might do in a month or so at 50% tint.
 

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guys ive been quoted at 95 bucks here in toronto, which is in some cases two or three times cheaper than what you guys paid :S that cant be right, and this shop has done my friends cars many times and theyre all the one piece back windows not to mention they look awesome. and the quote is for all five windows on my koup.
 

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95 would be a great deal! I can only see a friend doing for around that price since it costs money for the labor, materials and shop space.
 

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so the shop fell through on the quote and re quoted at 120, but got into contact with another tinter who deals with a specific kia dealership and hes going to make a house call for 100... ill let you know how it looks and what not... and if you guys wanna check out how its gunna look, im gunna inlist on the april car of the month thread in the next week or so, so you guys could check out the job then.
 

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so the shop fell through on the quote and re quoted at 120, but got into contact with another tinter who deals with a specific kia dealership and hes going to make a house call for 100... ill let you know how it looks and what not... and if you guys wanna check out how its gunna look, im gunna inlist on the april car of the month thread in the next week or so, so you guys could check out the job then.
Pablo??
 
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