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Old 04-25-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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rear window louver advice???

hey guys I just bought the rear windshield louvers for my 03 gt and idk of I want to leave them black or paint them.. give me your opinions..
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:45 PM   #2
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Honestly, anytime I've seen louvers on the back window they've always been black. It'd definitely be refreshing to see something different for a change, so I say paint 'em!
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:59 PM   #3
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I say leave them black they look sweet. Silver and black look so good together.
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:52 PM   #4
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yea with the exception of 1 person everyone is telling me to leave it idk I'm torn lol I also haven't seen a new edge with painted louvers
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Dude Deffinatly leave them black!!! It looks so much better!!!
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:33 PM   #6
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Thats a though one. Im in favor of the painting them silver.
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:55 PM   #7
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@Sonicblue11- how much did you pay to have the louvers installed? or did you do it yourself?

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I just placed it on to see how it looks
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:03 PM   #8
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I did it myself it's that easy, just alittle pain to line up perfectly
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:11 PM   #9
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did you put clear silicone around the hinges?

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and how long did you wait b4 you put the louvers on the hinges so the 3m tape adhered?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:15 PM   #10
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No f**k that, I didn't want to ruin my window haha , they hold up just fine without it, what I did to install them is I put my car in the garage and it was winter when I did this btw so I had a propane heater so I let it heat up for about an hour do the sticky part of the flange had a good hold, then I didn't drive my car for a day while the heat from the garage was settling on the sticky part so that it kind of gets a melting reaction, best advise though!, don't drive your car for 24 just like it says
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ok so I should put the hinges on let it sit for 24 hours then put the louvers on? just to be sure and how does the silicone mess up the window
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Yeah and idk haha I just didn't want to deal with the silicone when I ever do take the louvers off haha, I found it easier without it. And make sure you clean your window really really good man
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what should I use to clean the window? windex? alcohol?
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I used just dish soap and water like it says and cleaned the part where the clamps would go with rubbing alcohol so it stuck good
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Thats a though one. Im in favor of the painting them silver.
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