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View Poll Results: My action on the Sun Film Ban
I have already removed it (DIY) 157 19.33%
I have already removed it (Got help) 106 13.05%
I will remove it before the deadline (DIY) 62 7.64%
I will remove it before the deadline (from a shop) 73 8.99%
I will ground my car and wait & watch for the order to change 375 46.18%
Mine are factory fitted and I can't remove them 39 4.80%
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Old 21st August 2012, 14:44   #646
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Where do I get the sticker remover spray? Any commercial removing service available in Delhi?
If you have a wife or girlfriend, ask them to lend you the nail polish remover or you can buy one from the super market. Most sticker remover solutions are nothing but Acetone based solutions at different concentrate same as nail polish remover.
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Old 21st August 2012, 15:01   #647
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Have travelled last week from Bangalore to Hubli , solapur & Nasik after having sunfilm removed in May.
Have not seen any cops checking for sunfilms except in Nasik and that too on highways.Light filim is passed but darkones are been asked to be removed after a fine.
Also seen owners replacing dark films in car accessories stores with lighter ones , it costs around Rs 1000/- to replace with lighter ones for a small hatchback for windows and the rear screen in Nasik, compared to Bangalore which is 7-8 times more.
So guess people there dont mind shellong out 1000 bucks for changing to lighter shade. On questioning a shop owner he told it costs Rs60/- per sq foot , wonder 3M charges a bomb in bangalore for brand. Was also told 3M have stopped shipping films to india, dont know how true it is.
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Old 21st August 2012, 15:42   #648
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Went to Hampi last weekend. I was stopped and fined Rs 100 for the sunfilm at Bellary. I am using the 70% VLT, cop seemed to have stopped me as mine was AP vehicle and I have seen many govt buses and pvt vehicles using much darker tints around Karnataka.
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No-tint rule irks women | Deccan Chronicle What say?
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Old 22nd August 2012, 11:18   #650
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My wife completely agrees It is more of a worry for women, as they feel that it will be easier for antisocial elements to identify and possibly target lone women drivers - especially in the evenings and at night. But then a win for some is not so much for others. Just have to be more careful.

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Old 22nd August 2012, 15:22   #651
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After waiting for many days I put the 15th August holiday to use to remove the sunfilm on my dad's Esteem. My OHC VTEC doesnot have it so no problem. This Esteem is a second hand purchase and had really dark blue sunfilm from previous owner. Also the quality of film was not great.
Some pics of DIY.
Before removing the sun film
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front window before removing
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after removing the edge with finger nails, cutter blade
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catch hold the edge and peel it slowly. two layers visible
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remove from all edges first and move towards center
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after removing
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Fortunately all the sunfilms were removed without much effort and no sticky stuff left on the glass.
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Old 22nd August 2012, 16:22   #652
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I was stopped last week by a cop in Chennai for still having the sun film and said since its already 3 months the order passed they have orders now to charge 300 as first fine.
Had to part ways with the money but still finding it hard to even think of having the sun film off my car. Its is such a pain to drive in Chennai heat without it.
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got caught today at 80 ft rd indranagar. Let off with a warning only. no fine. plan to get the films removed. what a waste of money. mine were 3M 33% vlt
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I was stopped last week by a cop in Chennai for still having the sun film and said since its already 3 months the order passed they have orders now to charge 300 as first fine.
Had to part ways with the money but still finding it hard to even think of having the sun film off my car. Its is such a pain to drive in Chennai heat without it.
i was stopped last week too but i was charged only 100rs the cop gave me the receipt and i was told told that its valid for the whole of that day
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I was stopped by cops to remove tints at commercial street last week. The cop apparently thought, I had light tints on my car and according to him any tints are illegal. I got out and he started giving me lecture on how tints are illegal etc. He pointed out to a few cars and said that's how glasses should be maintained and so on. Much to his embarrassment, for every car he spotted with clear glass I was able to point out to a car that was deeply tinted.

Finally he gets bored and says 'You need to pay a fine' and I immediately replied 'For What?' - This made him real angry and before he got back to my lecture mode, I politely asked him to remove the tints for me, He opens the car door and realizes there are no tints (Apparently, my car glasses appear to be tinted from a distance). But I insisted that he has to remove the tints at any cost, The cop embarrassed asked me to leave. But I was just getting started. I gave him a lecture on how not to discriminate people and how he should be willing to accept the mistake (pay back is sweeet) It was quite entertaining (based on feedback I received from some onlookers and my mom who was sitting in the car.
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Have travelled last week from Bangalore to Hubli , solapur & Nasik after having sunfilm removed in May.
Have not seen any cops checking for sunfilms except in Nasik and that too on highways.Light filim is passed but darkones are been asked to be removed after a fine.
Also seen owners replacing dark films in car accessories stores with lighter ones , it costs around Rs 1000/- to replace with lighter ones for a small hatchback for windows and the rear screen in Nasik, compared to Bangalore which is 7-8 times more.
So guess people there dont mind shellong out 1000 bucks for changing to lighter shade. On questioning a shop owner he told it costs Rs60/- per sq foot , wonder 3M charges a bomb in bangalore for brand. Was also told 3M have stopped shipping films to india, dont know how true it is.
Gosh, are you implying that all films are the same? I was quoted about 1,300 for the cheapest Garware film. But even that will has very poor heat rejection. For 1k, I guess all you can get is some no-name China rubbish.
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All man made rules are like that. Try to fix something, and something else goes awry and the net result is possibly much worse. There can be no substitute for common sense. The more rules and laws we have, and the more so-called "law abiding" citizens we have, the worse our lot seems to become.

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I was stopped by cops to remove tints at commercial street last week. The cop apparently thought, I had light tints on my car and according to him any tints are illegal. I got out and he started giving me lecture on how tints are illegal etc. He pointed out to a few cars and said that's how glasses should be maintained and so on. Much to his embarrassment, for every car he spotted with clear glass I was able to point out to a car that was deeply tinted.

Finally he gets bored and says 'You need to pay a fine' and I immediately replied 'For What?' - This made him real angry and before he got back to my lecture mode, I politely asked him to remove the tints for me, He opens the car door and realizes there are no tints (Apparently, my car glasses appear to be tinted from a distance). But I insisted that he has to remove the tints at any cost, The cop embarrassed asked me to leave. But I was just getting started. I gave him a lecture on how not to discriminate people and how he should be willing to accept the mistake (pay back is sweeet) It was quite entertaining (based on feedback I received from some onlookers and my mom who was sitting in the car.
Excellent job that.

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the cop said 50% visiblity on the sides and 70% visiblity on the rear glass is permitted however it should be tinted glass and no films permitted what so ever
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the cop said 50% visiblity on the sides and 70% visiblity on the rear glass is permitted however it should be tinted glass and no films permitted what so ever
The cop cannot say that. Only the supreme court can!
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The cop cannot say that. Only the supreme court can!
when my cousin was stopped by the cop once they showed him the order of the court in which it was clearly stated that 70% tinted glasses are permitted but films are not permitted
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