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Sunroof owners

Postby tinter » Tue Sep 13, 2005 10:20 pm

Many may not know this but I have a special fully reflective solar control film available for factory fitted sunroofs. :idea:

The glass in the factory supplied roofs like in the Evo range of WRX's, the limited Outbacks, the Liberty GT's let in a huge amount of light (glare) and solar radiation (heat discomfort).

I can cut that back by about 80% which makes for a totally transformed glass roof that had been previously open to the elements.

The factory glass is barely tinted at all and offers very little thermal insulation against the sun. This meant in the past frying temperatures as a result of the sun and an a/c unit running flat out trying to keep pace with the load through the glass.

Once I've insulated it, there is little need to draw the internal sunshade so you can enjoy the roof vista for what it was designed for....looking out!

This film is totally unique because it has a non-reflective internal characteristic which is perfectly suited for this application. You don't get the mirror reflection back at night and it has the reflective metalised barrier coating to the outside which is exactly where you want the performance to work.


The mounting adhesive is also a high performance pressure sensitive product which can take massive heat and can adhere successfully to the painted dot matrix edges and be contour moulded to fit the curve of the roof.

A truely fantastic product which is thermal shock safe unlike other junk out there on the market that is just adapted and not designed for this application.

Anyone interested, give me a call on 0417 755537.
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Rob.


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Postby rutherfordp » Wed Sep 14, 2005 9:17 am

Rob

Approximate club price for an 03 XT Forester?
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Postby Nickh » Wed Sep 14, 2005 10:35 am

Our car was a recipient of this yesterday (and dare I guess the catalyst for this post?)

Looks great and a great tinting job as per usual. :D The wife was stoked.
All we need now is some sunshine to test it out :|

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Postby tinter » Wed Sep 14, 2005 6:00 pm

rutherfordp wrote:Rob

Approximate club price for an 03 XT Forester?


The big ones for wagons are $90 and the smaller ones $40.
A cheap investment for what they deliver big time. :wink:

Forgot to mention the UV filtration to the inside is less than 1% so that becomes very important for the head. :roll:
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Postby tinter » Sat Oct 29, 2005 9:09 pm

I was able to do a test last week using a BTU (British Thermal Units) meter that reads the energy imput from a cloudless sun.

I half opened the glass roof of a Subaru Forester XT so I could gauge the difference between the protected insulated filmed glass and the direct heat entering the gap onto the seat.

This device is pointed directly at the sun and it read 300 BTU's an hour entering the cell at the top of the unit.

"When I placed it in the shaded film area, it read a massive reduction of 90% to 30 BTU's." :wink: Now that's one hell of a difference and sure makes for a great investment.

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Postby Alan » Thu Dec 08, 2005 12:04 pm

what is this film called?

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Postby tinter » Thu Dec 08, 2005 5:46 pm

Alan - AusGroupBuys wrote:what is this film called?

It's called bloody unbelievable. :wink:
Pardon the quip but some things are professionally sacrosanct.
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Postby Alan » Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:49 pm

yeah ok no probs......just trying to do some research on it to see what to use on my car.

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Postby rutherfordp » Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:50 pm

If it's anything like Robs other products it will be nothing but first class
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Postby classicrex » Thu Dec 08, 2005 7:59 pm

it looks good

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Postby prodrive » Fri Dec 09, 2005 1:30 pm

classicrex wrote:it looks good


What he said

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Postby Evo8Gold » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:33 pm

Rob did the job on my WRX sunroof. Sunroof shade is now never closed at the film has reduced the heat coming through by 90%.

Thanks Rob - Great job - Hopefully see you on the Baw Baw cruise
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Postby tinter » Fri Mar 10, 2006 7:45 pm

I'm just in the process of sending up a kit for a guy in Darwin for his new B spec Lib.
Imagine the difference it will make up there?

Crazy without it. :wink:
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Postby Ricon » Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:42 pm

Hi Rob,

What would be the cost of tinting the roof of an MY05 Liberty Wagon?

Cheers.

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Postby tinter » Mon Apr 17, 2006 6:14 pm

GT wagon with the 2 roofs?
$95.00 if it is....huge roof area that one with massive heat gain untreated. :wink:
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Re: Sunroof owners

Postby GT-spec15 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:22 pm

will recommend this to my mate

drives a new Lib GTB, and has a penchant for having the shade open on 35deg days *angry*
i am what willis was talking about.

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Re: Sunroof owners

Postby Callahan » Mon Mar 17, 2008 10:06 pm

Yes - just do it - I have it on my SpecB Wagon thanks again to Rob & it's the shizzle ... :thumbs:
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Re: Sunroof owners

Postby TREX98 » Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:55 am

Rob does the sunroof on my car (factory fitted Hollandier) MY98 have a tint on it? If so is this removable to put this great un-speakable product on?
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Re: Sunroof owners

Postby tinter » Tue Mar 18, 2008 5:10 pm

TREX98 wrote:Rob does the sunroof on my car (factory fitted Hollandier) MY98 have a tint on it? If so is this removable to put this great un-speakable product on?

Hmmmm?
Being an aftermarket roof and not factory fitted, you might have to err on the side of caution.

It probably has a grey glass installed which does buggerall as it is not heat reflective but heat absorbing.

I'd need to see it ideally.
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Re: Sunroof owners

Postby TREX98 » Tue Mar 18, 2008 6:40 pm

Yep, thats what i meant to say - fitted straight from the factory as a new car but not by Subaru. Think it was by Prestige Sunroofs in Burwood?

Might have to get you to have a look sometime.
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