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I am planning to have the windows tinted on my 03 Vector within the next 2 weeks and have read about the felt required but niether the dealership or the tint shop know anything about these felt strips that I speak of. Could anyone provide a part # or simply a reference to where I can find them to put on prior to the window being tinted. I plan to get 35% sides and 20% rear glass.

Thanks in advance :suprised;
 

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I have an 03 Vector and did not go with the felt. My tint guy swore it would not scratch since he tinted the windows for many Saab dealers in the area. It's been a year and there are slight scratches in the lower part of the window. Nothing through the tint, but if you look close on certain type of days you can see them . It really does not worry me as I have a life time warranty.

I went with a high performance tint that has metal in it. This scwrewed up my AM stations because the antenna is in the rear glass. I had them change the rear glass to the dyed stuff and now all is well.
 

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thanks for the reply!

I inquired about the lifetime warranty covering scratches on the tint and they said it only covers fading, peeling, or large bubbling. I've had my A4 and my brothers 99 9-3 tinted there w/ maddico lifetime tint which is metallic (I believe) and was pleased with the results. But then again I'm getting a little annoyed by this tint shop as the guy who answered the phone was a complete moron and they raised their prices $20 and won't cut me any deal even though I've had 2 cars done and referred a handfull of people who went there.

I've heard mixed stories with AM reception, my Audi had the antanea built into the rear glass and I had no issues w/ the tinting.

When you say you had them change the rear glass did they just peel off the old tint or did you have a new piece of glass put in place as well? I was told by my tint shop that the rear glass is a one shot deal as they have to scuff the defroster to make the tint adhere and when they remove it the next piece will never sit right.

maybe I should shop around a bit more
 

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They just peeled off the old tint and reapplyed. I also had an A4 with the AM problem in the rear glass, even with the dyed tint. I ended up installing the Jetta antenna in the roof. Looked great.
 
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