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Old 19th September 2008
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Default Window tint, has anyone succesfully NOT have the streaks on the rear windows?

I am going to get my tint redone soon becuase the tint on the car looks awfull. I bought it like that. The rear window is purple, and there are streaks up and down the back 2 windows. I read the sticky, but nobody has any ideas on how to actually FIX the issue, they just say there is a issue.

BTW, I am getting ONLY lifetime warranty tint put on there.
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you might find some info here

www.tintdude.com
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Can you explain what you mean by streaks? Do you mean lines like scratched into the tint?
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yup, scratches.
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There's a bunch of threads with the "felt strip" fix that was common on the earlier models.

Search for Felt Strip Tint and you'll get loads...
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Yah it is the felt strip mine was doing it up front so bad that it actually tore and my tint guy replaced it for free.. I peeled back the weather stripping after i popped off the interior door panel and just used a razor blade and cut out the felt strip. It was causing pressure on the glass and causing the scratches.. Not that hard to do and a definite fix
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The felt is added to an 03 not taken off...if there was felt it was put there buy an installer not the factory. The original condensation guard was rubber, causing the scratches....after 03 SAAB changed the composition of the condensation guard.

Another 03 fix was just to take a blade and trim the rubber back, but IMO a poor fix, you lose the condensation guard.

read some of the threads.....this is a well discussed issue

http://www.saabcentral.com/forums/se...archid=1413525

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I peeled back the weather stripping after i popped off the interior door panel and just used a razor blade and cut out the felt strip. It was causing pressure on the glass and causing the scratches.. Not that hard to do and a definite fix
i have had my door panel off a couple times. did you cut off the felt strip on the top of the door, where the window went down?

can you snap a quick pick for me?
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