What did you do to your Prime today?

Discussion in 'Prime Accessories and Modifications' started by Raytheeagle, Apr 20, 2019.

  1. Omboss

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    Got tint yesterday
     

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    Tint goes well with that amazing color . Very nice !!
     
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    I got the windows tinted today.
     

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  4. Raytheeagle

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    How dark:whistle:?
     
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    20% with a 5% brow
     
  6. eliteconcept

    eliteconcept 700 mile club, top tank mpg 69.5

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    Tinted. Llumar ctx. 15% all around and 50% on windsheild.
     

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  7. Raytheeagle

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    Looks great:).

    Maybe you'll do the debadged side look;).

    Makes the sides of the Prime look a lot better(y).
     
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    Great looking. When you say 50% tinted on of the windshield compared to 15% on the rest, is the 50% "less" tint? I would assume, you don't want (or are prohibited by law in some jurisdiction) to tint the front windshield darker than the rest... I've never tinted my car except for a few cars that came tinted from the dealer on the rear side windows, so excuse my ignorance.
     
  9. eliteconcept

    eliteconcept 700 mile club, top tank mpg 69.5

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    50% on the entire front windsheild. It's a much lighter tint...allowing 50% of light in. It's not as dark as you'd think it would be.


    Debadged eh? I wasn't aware of this. But I assume the badges have holes behind them? If so prob going to pass on that.
     
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    Oh, it is the % light transmissivity. That explains why the higher the % number the less tint on it. Thanks. Although the tinted windows look cool, where I live, I need to get as much sunshine as I can get to warm up the cabin. Heating is more important than the cooling or the privacy effects of the tinted windows on my car.
     
  11. Raytheeagle

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    Bad assumption;).

    Just double sided tape secures them:).

    Fishing line is what removed our badges before the STEK film was applied to the front(y).
     
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    eliteconcept 700 mile club, top tank mpg 69.5

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    Nice. I'll have to consider this.
     
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    eliteconcept 700 mile club, top tank mpg 69.5

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    Washed, clay bar, polished, and waxed. This weekend, not all today.
     
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    I can tell you what I was going to do today. I was going to wash and wax my car after my girlfriend and I went to the movies. But right now it's raining and I am not up for washing it in the rain.
     
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    At least it's getting washed with free water:).

    What wax do you use:whistle:?

    Enjoy the weekend (y).
     
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    Magellan's paste wax,
     
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    Did an oil change, tire rotation and oil catch can drain at @The Critic 's today:).

    Did it early as it is supposed to be triple digits out here:sick:.

    Here's a pic of what came out of the catch can;):
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    I found the drain valve leaking by at 6k miles on this oil change, which produced about 2 ounces then:cool:.

    So 3 ounces over 10k miles at 33% HV :whistle:.

    Glad the catch can is there(y).
     
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    This weekend I de-badged the back and sides of my magnetic gray, something about chrome on black/dark gray really looks cheap to me. Washed and waxed plus finally got around to removing any of the dealer add stickers like the XM radio sticker in the rear window.

    I need to learn about using a clay bar someday, I see folks talk about it but have no clue what it does? Off to google!
     
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  19. Raytheeagle

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    The only car I have clayed is our 2019 Prime :).

    It helps smooth the surface;).

    My avatar is taken by @The Critic after some serious detailing and STEK film application(y).
     
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  20. eliteconcept

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    Gotta post pics of your debadging. I've been contemplating doing that myself. Clay bar just removes small contaminations before waxing.

    I did some wiring setup for my charger. Still got to find a suitable hook for cord slack. But getting there. 3d printed these holders.
     

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