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Tint or no?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Fubeca, Sep 19, 2005.

  1. Fubeca

    Fubeca 1/2 ton status

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    This may sound pretty stupid - but here goes...

    So the wind blew a plastic chair into my driver's side door window on the K5 last week (shattered both to pieces).

    I called up LMC and the window was $39.99 plus $10 shipping (not bad)

    But she asked if it was tinted or not. She said the tinted was a light green. Anyone know if it is the very, very light tinting that alot of windows have?

    I know my window doesn't have a dark tint but it might have a very light tint - any way to tell?
     
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    When your glass shattered did it have a thin layer of plastic (tint) still holding parts together?
     
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    Thats not what they mean, they come from the factory with a slight green tint in the glass, not an actual film, similar to the rear windows of a Burb, it's in the glass, not a film.

    What year is your truck, usually most of the newer ones i believe have this "green" tint in them, you should be able to tell actually, it won't be absolutely clear,,kinda hard to explain i guess.
     
  4. BrianDamage

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    look at a piece of white paper through the other window. If it has a green tint to it, get the tinted glass, if it is white, get the clear....if it is grey, wash your window and start over again.
     
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    Why not just get a window at a local salvage yard ???
     
  6. Fubeca

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    Thanks all for the input - it looks like it is slightly tinted. It is from a 1991 blazer.

    As far as finding one at a yard - I don't have the time right now. I have no idea where the nearest yard is and I would probably have to spend at least $20 for one around here anyway.

    I'll just wait for the big brown truck to drop it off or me :wink1:

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    looks green to me :wink1:
     
  8. HarryH3

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    Look at the logo on the one on the other side. If it says something like "Solar Ray" then it's the tinted version. (Odds are about 99% that it came with tinted windows anyway).
     

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