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jsly04XLV
04-28-2013, 02:21 PM
Finally pulled the trigger on tint for the boat. I'm pleased with the result and can't wait to see her out on the water. In a couple weeks our group is putting together a fun run with 5-6 wake boats and 5-6 go fast boats being chased by a photographer in a helicopter. They got some great shots last year.

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/913625_10200435838671961_49251110_o.jpg
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Last years video (no edit)

http://youtu.be/p6i2zsdCUSk

jmvotto
04-28-2013, 11:05 PM
Nice addition, you brave that mod yourself or have a shop do it?

redmondson
04-28-2013, 11:22 PM
What % tint did you go with?

sgoyal
04-29-2013, 12:07 AM
Tinting looks really cool on black boat.

http://i643.photobucket.com/albums/uu154/sgoyal78/20120728_202336_zps3b0ddf45.jpg

kaneboats
04-29-2013, 09:38 AM
Looks great!

sicktc06
04-29-2013, 11:30 AM
...In a couple weeks our group is putting together a fun run with 5-6 wake boats and 5-6 go fast boats being chased by a photographer in a helicopter. They got some great shots last year. .


GTFO! Take me with you!

I also want to get my windshield tinted. Think I am going to take mine off and take it to the tint shop. Save a LOT of money from what they told me!

sgoyal
04-29-2013, 11:47 AM
Finally pulled the trigger on tint for the boat. I'm pleased with the result and can't wait to see her out on the water. In a couple weeks our group is putting together a fun run with 5-6 wake boats and 5-6 go fast boats being chased by a photographer in a helicopter. They got some great shots last year.


lol.. Now I know who was being chased last year on Lake Lanier. My friends were boozing while I was riding a boat, all of sudden I see helicopter over our head. I thought we are going to get ticket or something HAHA

jsly04XLV
04-29-2013, 12:45 PM
Tint is 22%. It was done by a buddy at my house but he does it as a side job. For those trying it themselves... pull the glass off the boat and work inside the garage. Wind, direct sun and heat are all very bad things. He actually did the port side glass (seen in picture 2) on the boat before thinking about taking it out. Not sure he would have been able to do glass in front of helm if not.

tgoody14
04-30-2013, 03:45 PM
How easy/hard is it to pull the glass off!?!?

mmandley
04-30-2013, 04:12 PM
How easy/hard is it to pull the glass off!?!?

On the 08 LSV

you have the 2 screws on the ends by the tower feet, by fare the hardest part.
Pull the rubber strip out of the window edge
Remove the 2 center pins on the flip open portion of the windshield
Unscrew the bracing from the dash to the corners of the windshield
On the 2 sides remove apx 8 screws, 2 will be slightly different as they have a bolt under the hull.

Look up under the dash above the rubrail and you will see them. it takes 2 people, 1 with a screwdriver and one with a socket on the inside nut.

Grab the section closest to the walk-through with both hands, one near the top and one right at the base by the dash. Gently but firmly pull up, the foam will be stuck but it will break lose.

Hand the windshield to your buddy on the ground.

E4NASH
04-30-2013, 04:15 PM
lol.. Now I know who was being chased last year on Lake Lanier. My friends were boozing while I was riding a boat, all of sudden I see helicopter over our head. I thought we are going to get ticket or something HAHA

Most likely it was a chopper taking pics of your boat. They flew over us too a couple of times. Last year. www.Boatpics.com ...NOT cheap!

sgoyal
04-30-2013, 04:33 PM
Most likely it was a chopper taking pics of your boat. They flew over us too a couple of times. Last year. www.Boatpics.com ...NOT cheap!

That makes sense now. My friend almost freaked out and started hiding his beer. I know they have change some rule on Lake Lanier regarding liquor but I'm not aware of those since I don't drink. (I always think drink is more dangerous in water than on road LOL)

tgoody14
04-30-2013, 05:42 PM
Thanks Mike. You make it sound so easy!!! So easy a caveman could do it.... 😎

I will be looking into this!