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Old 06-26-2005, 03:09 PM
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Ford Carlite solartint?

I noticed on my XL it reads 'solar tint' on all the windows but I can't see a hint of any tinting at all in the glass. Any insight would be appreciated.

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Old 06-26-2005, 04:13 PM
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I think it is a barrier against UV rays and helps to keep the interior "cooler". Alot of vehicles have this feature, but you are correct--it is not your standard tint like a tint shop does.
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Old 06-26-2005, 05:29 PM
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the solartint is a baked in tint applied by Carlite to the glass. from the factory, your glass does have a SMALL amount of tint in it, just to help block some UV rays
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Old 06-26-2005, 05:34 PM
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If you look through the glass when it's up, then roll it down you will see the difference.
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Old 06-26-2005, 06:56 PM
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Isn't it made to block UV rays so the interior doesn't fade or become brittle?
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Old 06-26-2005, 06:59 PM
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Isn't it made to block UV rays so the interior doesn't fade or become brittle?
Our plastic in our truck is UV coated so that wouldnt matter. If you notice after a couple weeks in hot days the haze will show on the window and thats from the UV protectant "gasing"
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