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Old 20th January 2011, 19:46   #781
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I am looking for a non-reflective black tint for my white cruze. is K37 a good choice? Is there any vkool outlets in kottayam or trivandrum?
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Old 29th January 2011, 23:23   #782
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They have one in Cochin - Run by Mr.Marson.
Think they do home installation. Check with him.

K37 pics are there on my thread on FIGO.

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Got T-35 installed on the sides and rear of my Beat this week from the V-Kool Kolkata outlet.

A few words about the experience:

The Outlet :
V-Kool, Kolkata outlet
1, Topsia Road (Park Circus connector, Near Merc Showroom)
Contact No.:98742-86784/98312-03820

The outlet itself is 3 years old, used to be on Chowringee road(adjacent to Rabindra sadan metro station) previously. Shifted to Topsia Road few months back.
Filming is done indoors and the environment is relatively dust free. Outlet is much smaller than the Delhi, Mumbai outlets pictured in other threads, but is well organised sans the frills. Space just enough for 2 cars to be serviced at a time.
The ramp/incline used to get the cars into the outlet is tricky and dangerous. The ramp is small and very steep. Smaller cars will have a problem driving in, cars with very low ground clearance might scrape. As a customer feedback, I've advised them to look after the issue.

The Choice of Films :

It was between the T35 and the K37. Both economy range films carrying same price tag. While the K37 is pure black, the T35 is reflective. If i had to go by the looks, i would have picked the K37 eyes closed. But my priority was heat rejection in which the T35 had better numbers. So chose the T35.

The Installation :

Installation took about 3 hours, most of which was used up in removing the useless Garware classic. The adhesives used in the garware film turned out to be pretty nasty. The glasses were cleaned up very effectively, and the new T-35 was installed. The installation seemed pretty professional and satisfactory. The interiors were duly cleaned after the installation. It seemed that they have only one staff trained/capable of installing the films, others were only for cleaning and removing the previous film/adhesives. I'm not complaining. A few bubbles were present, but they disappeared within the first 48 hours as promised.

The V-kool effect :

As soon as i drove out into the afternoon sun, I was able to notice the difference. Heat rejection was surprisingly good and exceeded my expectations. The ambiance inside the car had changed. From outside, the tints, though a bit too gawdy and reflective for my choice, made the glasses look expensive, as if they were Merc/BMW quality. Might get held up by the cops though. At night, the glare from the ORVMs reduced substantially. The high beams from the rear falling on the IRVM also did not irritate me anymore. So far looking good!

The Price :

4.8k inclusive of Taxes and a small tip to the installers.

I have become a fan of V-Kool, will get the windshield filmed as the summer approaches. Here in Kolkata, getting quality automotive accessories is an issue, more so getting quality service. Prima facie, the V-kool outlet has scored big time in both.
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@ mi2n: hi buddy, even I as confused between K37 & T35. can you post a pic of your car showing the tints?
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@ mi2n: hi buddy, even I as confused between K37 & T35. can you post a pic of your car showing the tints?
Completely forgot to take a pic for you. Will do so very soon. Btw check if K27 is available, if it is then go for it blindly.
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@ mi2n: hi buddy, even I as confused between K37 & T35. can you post a pic of your car showing the tints?
Will sure do in a couple of days. By the way, the new chrome "I'm V-kool" sticker looks good, got a V-kool tissue box and a sticker pasted on the front windscreen which declares that the tints conform to Motor Vehicles Act. How effective is that sticker going to be if i get held up by cops? Does any fellow BHP-ian have any idea if it helps?
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For 3M, I would recommend Automarc. Neat and clean job, experienced installers. This is located in Defence Colony community center market opposite Moolchand hospital. Do not confuse it with Defence colony market, which though in the same colony is not the same market.

I used to have their phone numbers but cannot seem to find it in my phone book. They are easy enough to find though. You could also ask for Nizam's Kathi Rolls in the same market and the parking guys there will direct you to Automarc. Ask for gaadi ke kaam/saamaan waali dukaan or by it's name.
Hey went to Delhi and spoke to Automarc. Apparently they do NOT have 3M CR70 in stock. They said it will come in late March.

Anyone know of any other place in Delhi where 3M sunfilm can be installed?

We are travelling against in a couple of days, and would like to get this done. Thanks!
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Here are some snaps of my tint. The tints vary in reflectivity if viewed from different angles, so posting quite a few pics. Also posting a pic from inside showing the light transmission compared with the windshield which has no films.
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Completely forgot to take a pic for you. Will do so very soon. Btw check if K27 is available, if it is then go for it blindly.
the guy said K37 is available. K27, if installed, would be too dark & I would be held by cops in every alternate signal!

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Here are some snaps of my tint. The tints vary in reflectivity if viewed from different angles, so posting quite a few pics. Also posting a pic from inside showing the light transmission compared with the windshield which has no films.
Thanks a ton for the pics buddy.
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Here are some tints.

Vento - 3M
Swift - LLumar gradient sun films (Front Windshield)
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Thanks a lot to akshay1234 & mi2n.

Today visited the V Kool outlet & installed K37 on my punto. The film is very good & installation was nice.

I avoided the T35 as it was too reflective for my taste & the colour of my car.
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Thanks a lot to akshay1234 & mi2n.

Today visited the V Kool outlet & installed K37 on my punto. The film is very good & installation was nice.

I avoided the T35 as it was too reflective for my taste & the colour of my car.
Anytime my friend. Post some pics of the car now.

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the guy said K37 is available. K27, if installed, would be too dark & I would be held by cops in every alternate signal!
I think cops would have let K27 pass. I have K14 on my car and ive got stopped only once. Anyway its irrelevant now.

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Anytime my friend. Post some pics of the car now.
sure, i'll post daytime pics soon.
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Hi all,
This is my 1st post, though since long I have been following the forums in Team-BHP!
I have inquired particularly for Vkool with Motor hood, Pune for my New Fabia 1.2 TDI. He has quoted about 5.2k for T35 & 7.9k for the K37 for the sides & rear.

What do you people think- the prices given by him are okay/ on higher sides??

And with the price range between 2.5k 3.5k, which brand should I go for? I am keen on cooling as well as on looks.. of course, within RTO regulations..

With thanks & regards,
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Yesterday i changed my Lummar 5 black tint to Global Windows tints, also got a 4 year warranty on the same. Price for my zen was 3400 for 4 sides, 2 rear quarter, and 1 rear window. The exact name is Ruby CH20, though these look light in color they are of the reflective type, slightly less reflective than what mi2n posted.

Heat rejection is pretty good as these are thicker and premium quality, i dont have any regrets about the change as I needed a slightly lighter tint. and enjoying good visibility from inside with a quoted heat rejection of 58%.

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