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Old 12th May 2024, 14:20   #2716
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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I installed Garware "Arctic Shield" Sun Protection Film for Front Windshield, Windows & Rear Windshield of my Sonet DCT GTX+.
Hi, can you please advise on how much this costs?
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Hi, can you please advise on how much this costs?
Hello, It costed me 21K. I am quite happy with the quality of the sunfilm and the service provided.
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

Asking for a friend who has bought a new Brezza in Bangalore. Looking for recommendations for sunfilm for all windows(front,back,side) + Sunroof

Only criteria is it should be as transparent/light as possible. VLT 85% or even 90% is ok.

Also, few shortlisted brands are as follows:
1. Garware Arctic Cool?
2. VKool
3. Solargard by Saint Gobain
4. Stek A80
5. SolarShield Sapphire Series

Please do provide recommendations along with Installer/Shop Details, if possible.

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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

Is there any way to replicate the purple-blue tint on Mercedes/BMW cars?
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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Is there any way to replicate the purple-blue tint on Mercedes/BMW cars?
Ooooh... custom film tints. What a lovely idea! Have no idea if it exists anywhere in the world, but I like the thought
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Old 11th June 2024, 17:29   #2721
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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Installed sunfilm on my Skoda Rapid, Jazz and Scross.

Got them done at Protint, Coimbatore. They are authorized dealers for multiple brands like 3M, Lumax, Garware, etc. I

got Garware installed for windshield and all sides and rear. There is a massive difference in heat reduction. Pricing seems to be reasonable as they were direct dealers. Also the owner was vey helpful in explaining the product features. This is the only shop in Coimbatore where they demonstrated each film with a Light Transmission Meter.

Completely satisfied with my experience and would recommend this shop for sure.
Thanks to your post . I got the sun films done for our Exter at Protint, Coimbatore. As you mentioned, the owner there was very detailed in his explanation of different types of sun films and their price ranges.

Price range (for Garware - sides and rear) from 1800 to 8000.

I chose the Ice cool 60% VLT with Green shade for 6500. Front windshield with similar grade was quoted 4500.

Arctic cool was the top most with the premium quote of 8000 and 5800 for the same.

I have not done for the Front windshield for now.


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Old 11th June 2024, 18:13   #2722
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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I finally took the plunge and got the Garware Arctic cool sunfilm for the front windshield.
Hi Albatroz, I also want to go for front windshield for my car. I have a question.

Did you face any problem in scanning fastag at toll plazas with this sunfilm?
Is the sunfilm installed first and then fastag stuck over it?

I have read somewhere in one of the forum in team bhp only that some people faced problem in getting fastag scanned after installing sunfilm.
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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Did you face any problem in scanning fastag at toll plazas with this sunfilm?
Is the sunfilm installed first and then fastag stuck over it?
There are two options:
1) Installation of sunfilm first and then Fastag stuck over it - This is the way it was done in our Altis.

2) Sunfilm is installed with a precise cutout where the Fastag is stuck over the windshield - This is the way it's done in our XUV 700.

In both cases, we have not encountered any glitch while scanning Fastag.
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Old 12th June 2024, 23:50   #2724
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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I got this Garware Icecool Elite SG for 4800rs. Covered my Hyryder's sunroof and all 4 side glasses. Comes with 5 years warranty.

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Even though I got a good sunfilm installed, I can still feel the heat coming through the sunroof. What else can be done?

1. Getting a darker film installed on the sunroof?
If yes, should I get it installed over the existing film or outside the glass? I am confused over this idea since I don't want sunroof to shatter if this traps heat within the glass.

2. Installer said getting a darker tint will help more in this scenario over the heat rejection film. Is this true?

3. Removing the existing sunfilm and getting a darker with good heat rejection sunfilm. Please suggest an alternative.
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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Even though I got a good sunfilm installed, I can still feel the heat coming through the sunroof. What else can be done?

3. Removing the existing sunfilm and getting a darker with good heat rejection sunfilm.
This is the best option, in my opinion. Also, the main culprit for heat seeping into the cabin is the windshield. You should get a sunfilm installed for the windshield.
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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Even though I got a good sunfilm installed, I can still feel the heat coming through the sunroof. What else can be done? .
Max heat comes in from the windshields - front and back. You mentioned all 4 sides covered, so this part is done.

Instead of removing the existing one on the sunroof, how about adding one more layer of light film to the sunroof ?

One idea of the sunroof is to have some light come in too, in situations ? You would reduce this by putting in too dark a film
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

Anybody aware if have 3M prices gone up recently?

I enquired a couple of 3M Car Care outlets for CR70 here in Bangalore and they quoted approximately Rs. 42k for Brezza which I think is a bit too much on the steep end, based on the previous posts on this thread, I thought it would be somewhere around 30-35k range, but looks like the prices have gone up.
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

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Instead of removing the existing one on the sunroof, how about adding one more layer of light film to the sunroof ?
Thanks for your reply. I don't know where to put the extra sunfilm layer. I don't know if covering from both side is a good idea.
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I don't know where to put the extra sunfilm layer. I don't know if covering from both side is a good idea.
Has to be on the inside only. Cannot apply film outside.
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Old 2nd July 2024, 19:02   #2730
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Re: Front windscreen sunfilm?

Hi,

Will the sunfilm on front windscreen glass impact ADAS (lvl 2) functionalities in any way? Anyone who's gone for it and can please share their feedback?

Reason for asking: Local Mahindra dealer is happy to install the film on all other glasses but not on front windshield. The accessory team lead mentioned that they do not do so for XUV700 type vehicles that have ADAS in built, as that can interfere with ADAS camera (even if we cut the film around camera area) and will also void the warranty.

Having gone for it (all glass filmed) with my other car (Creta), I am spolit now and can't imagine what I will do in summers or when the cars in opposite direction have their high beam on.
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