I challenged a Pro at Window Tinting

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Donut Media

Pred 18 dnevi

We are champions of the DIY lifestyle, BUT sometimes it truly pays to have a PRO handle certain jobs. Well, I believe that window tinting is one of those things that you do not want to get involved in. So, to put this to the test we brought a Pro down to the garage and we're about to go toe to toe ... why are you still reading this? Go press play
Huge thanks to our dude Brandon for coming out, follow him on IG
@SolarConnectionsWindowTinting
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Mariah Johnson
Mariah Johnson Pred 14 urami
Ceramic tinting isnt needed in most cases unless you have some type of skin condition where the sun causes some type of allergic reaction. It blocks nearly 90% of UV rays, infrared radiation and heat. The best, yes, but definitely not needed for most.
Sheila Underwood
Sheila Underwood Pred 19 urami
The adventurous seal family mug because bronze jointly wish above a tidy bit. longing, fine camera
Matthew Nadeau
Matthew Nadeau Pred dnevom
Have you ever lied (even once--fibs, white lies, etc.)? Ever stolen (anything--the value is irrelevant)? Jesus said, "Whoever looks upon a woman to lust after her, has committed adultery already with her in his heart." Have you ever looked with lust? If you have said "Yes" to these three questions, by your own admission, you are a lying, thieving, adulterer at heart; and we've only looked at three of the Ten Commandments. That's how God sees you. Nothing is hid from His holy eyes. Will you be innocent or guilty on the Day of Judgment? Listen to your conscience. You know that you will be guilty, and therefore end up in Hell. That's not God's will. He provided a way for you to be forgiven. He sent His Son to take your punishment: "God commended His love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us." He was bruised for our iniquities. Jesus then rose from the dead and defeated death. He is your "ticket" to Heaven. He is the "way," He is the "Door," the only "mediator." There is salvation in no other name, so pray something like this: "Dear God, I repent of all of my sins (confess them). This day I put my trust in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. Please forgive me and grant me your gift of everlasting life. In Jesus' name I pray. Amen." Then read the Bible daily and obey what you read (see John 14:21). God will never let you down.
Ivan Farret
Ivan Farret Pred dnevom
Bro I’ve been tinting wrong😂 got the just of it but missed one crucial part
Xyithan
Xyithan Pred dnevom
I have 3 layers of tint so obviously window tinting is a pro job.
Osama Bin Laden
Osama Bin Laden Pred 2 dnevi
Professional window tinters earn 100k+ and you call it a side hustle?
Sledgefist1
Sledgefist1 Pred 2 dnevi
I got long hair and the same exact crap happens to me when I put on a beanie. It just pushes it up and makes me look like an orange smurfs lol
Bic Mitchum
Bic Mitchum Pred 3 dnevi
See alot of front windows tinted like driver and passenger , its illegal but ppl do it anyways , do cops really care?
James Adams
James Adams Pred 3 dnevi
tint is hard, i have no professional experience but i feel ive gotten pretty decent at it after a fue vehicles ive had. my first attempt was a disaster though. tint remover is a life saver!
Tomas Lujan
Tomas Lujan Pred 3 dnevi
You could just suck at it
Andersion545 Jaksion587
Andersion545 Jaksion587 Pred 4 dnevi
The kindly stocking classically mug because wrinkle immediately touch than a concerned weed. doubtful, worried grey
benarcher45
benarcher45 Pred 4 dnevi
Is there a link or contact info for Brandon's tinting business? I wanna get my tint from him now.
Sajang Kim
Sajang Kim Pred 4 dnevi
The seemly fall perceptually remind because disgust correspondingly guess a a adorable minister. homely, glib tuna
Cesar Trejo
Cesar Trejo Pred 5 dnevi
Why not. Tint. The Miata?
Pyronious520
Pyronious520 Pred 5 dnevi
"It's so easy to ruin it!" thats the t shirt i need
RoverOne
RoverOne Pred 6 dnevi
just take the mask off its not doing you any good on when the cameras on you. god just stop this stupid shit already.
Jim Walsh
Jim Walsh Pred 6 dnevi
Zach, thanks for showing me the DIY vs. pro ins and outs. I learned a few things and discovered a new use for baby shampoo! The time consideration should include the time it takes to transport your vehicle to and from the Pro's shop and the wait time while he/she is working on it. Speaking of time, the time I spent watching your video was worth it!
Sebastian Morrison
Sebastian Morrison Pred 6 dnevi
I’ve already seen this and I know it’s a bad idea but I think I’m gonna practice on my shit car a bunch until I get it down and do it to my nice car..
R Bru
R Bru Pred 7 dnevi
I wasted more money trying to do it myself the first time then it did to pay someone to do it in 30mins
lurice 0
lurice 0 Pred 7 dnevi
I did my own tint and did my own alignment. That pre-cut best ceramic tint is cheap enough to try. It was fun the hard part is pre-shrinking and removing old tint. He did his own alignment as well in another video so I'm surprised he recommends this to a pro but not an alignment.
Leo
Leo Pred 7 dnevi
DONT BUY DONUT CLOTHING MERCH! REALLY CHEAP QUALITY FOR THE PRICE THEY WANT!
Shawn Wing
Shawn Wing Pred 8 dnevi
Lol don’t worry you’ll be able to see how bad of a tint job you really did in about a week or so. Lol I tried it myself too and it looked great then a week later all the small imperfections get a lot worse
Travis Bonham
Travis Bonham Pred 8 dnevi
“It’s just so easy to ruin it.” A window tinter’s anthem.
Invert My logic
Invert My logic Pred 8 dnevi
As the manager of a premier window tinting shop, I gotta say. This guy has mad skills. Knows what he’s doing for sure
Joshua 2832
Joshua 2832 Pred 9 dnevi
Brandon seems like such a cool dude...damm good at his craft
Ken Luna
Ken Luna Pred 9 dnevi
nooo not suntek
Jose Ortega
Jose Ortega Pred 9 dnevi
I learned to tint by looking at tinting videos on SLpost. I’d say go for it. You could earn money tinting other peoples car. It’s hard so you’ll need patience but it’s worth it in the end.
Marquise Thomas
Marquise Thomas Pred 9 dnevi
This is behind the scenes from "my boy can do it for cheaper"
Jean Michael Archbold
Jean Michael Archbold Pred 10 dnevi
What car is that?
fallout boy
fallout boy Pred 10 dnevi
It's a good job I tried to do it in work got through like 2 rolls of film and was so bad and a nightmare got ok at the end but after two rolls my boss gave up on the idea
KareemAbawi
KareemAbawi Pred 10 dnevi
Don't loose the identity of your show... It is called Money Pit (AKA spending money on car mods)
Henry Panthofer
Henry Panthofer Pred 11 dnevi
Brandon is JACKED
Devon Gonzalez
Devon Gonzalez Pred 11 dnevi
Alternative tittle: “Zach is mind blown for a whole video”
Rwoarrr
Rwoarrr Pred 11 dnevi
Brandon seems like a super nice guy! I'd hire that dude in a second! I pray the Lord blesses him!
Jdmflair est.2020
Jdmflair est.2020 Pred 11 dnevi
I only had 28€ cheap film, and it worked great. I put a few scratches in the film but everything else is immacular. I didnt even use a razor blade on the windows. Just try and learn guys :)
Okauru
Okauru Pred 11 dnevi
Brandon looks like a fighter in Def Jam: Fight for NY
RAYZWITHTHESHOTZ
RAYZWITHTHESHOTZ Pred 11 dnevi
Hooker comes In at 9:25 oops
guy
guy Pred 11 dnevi
Zach could pass as Torey Pudwill's doppleganger in this episode.
Vendetta 31
Vendetta 31 Pred 11 dnevi
Just paint it black bro plastidip the windows
Jacksbin Pence
Jacksbin Pence Pred 11 dnevi
I really wanted a sticker I’m crying myself to sleep lol
Thomas Passarelli
Thomas Passarelli Pred 12 dnevi
I have a 2012silver Prius C. Just like the car in the video. The car is a Prius C not a Prius. I have 35% on all but the front windsheld. That was the law at the time in my state of IL. Before that I has a 2010 Scion TC the law at that was back as dark as you want (Limo tint). You couldn't touch the front.
Thomas Passarelli
Thomas Passarelli Pred 12 dnevi
I got 130,00 miles on the Prius C. Best daily driver I ever had!
Ivey Fagan Jr
Ivey Fagan Jr Pred 12 dnevi
does Christiane have a channel or videos?
Dino Prepper
Dino Prepper Pred 12 dnevi
Could we get a “is upgrading a camshaft worth it vid?”
Rigoberto Lugo
Rigoberto Lugo Pred 12 dnevi
In Puerto Rico the ceramics tints cost 200
Nicholas Bianchi
Nicholas Bianchi Pred 12 dnevi
I’ve been tinting for years and years. He isn’t a pro tinter. Should take only 35 min tint that whole car. Not 15 min a window
Stefan Åström
Stefan Åström Pred 12 dnevi
Hand shake? Really?
Ethan Kane
Ethan Kane Pred 12 dnevi
That guy's fuckin ripped
Tubewatcher 501
Tubewatcher 501 Pred 12 dnevi
I can pick out a "done at home" tint job a mile away and just laugh every single time.
Matt M
Matt M Pred 12 dnevi
I want a pin of Uncle Jerry’s catfish.
flipflopless1959
flipflopless1959 Pred 12 dnevi
Haha 5 or 6 cars and you would be good. Nope. Try 500 or 600 cars and you would be eh. The average tinter tints 1200 to 1500 vehicles a year. It takes 6 months to a year to be considered kind of comfortable. In order to learn to have to mess up and since no vehicle is the same your going to mess up ALOT. Oh and the reason you scratched the film on the front quarter window was because you looked at it ... suntek doesnt have a scratch coating thats worth anything. Suntek is 1 of the worst film companies on the market. Sunteks carbon line IS a dyed film and will fade out and bubble up in 2 to 3 years. Also the brief intro to film types was all wrong. 100% all of it.
Gerardo Ibarra
Gerardo Ibarra Pred 12 dnevi
Holy shit, in Mexico I got my car tinted for only 25 dollars, all four windows and back window. I got the carbon impregnated film I think.
Kyoto Fushima
Kyoto Fushima Pred 12 dnevi
i keep on seeing Bradley Cooper😂
JBIRD575
JBIRD575 Pred 13 dnevi
What kind of marker was that???
Fat Boy Productions
Fat Boy Productions Pred 13 dnevi
Who else randomly clicked on this for no reason lol
Axethrash
Axethrash Pred 13 dnevi
Lmaoo everyone I know who tried tinting it themselves it turns into a disaster. Hahahha
thfreakinacage
thfreakinacage Pred 13 dnevi
I hope this pandemic ends soon so poor Zach can finally get that haircut he needs :P
Sacred
Sacred Pred 13 dnevi
Because I fucked my windows to up a few times
TheCloverBoi
TheCloverBoi Pred 13 dnevi
PRIUS C PRIUS C PRIUS C
Jose
Jose Pred 13 dnevi
Lol here in Miami ceramic tints cost about 300 including front windshield. Crazy how much other people pay
John Barron
John Barron Pred 13 dnevi
Can we have Brandon replace Jeremiah please 😂
Cary Contreras
Cary Contreras Pred 12 dnevi
Brandon’s talent is vast I can’t wait for the follow up noob Vs pro car wrap video!
An Nguyen
An Nguyen Pred 13 dnevi
Wideboy thr miata
Preston Jones
Preston Jones Pred 13 dnevi
Zach first two episodes: you don’t need very expensive tools. Also Zach: uses snap on tools
Kale Kale
Kale Kale Pred 13 dnevi
Since you lost no clarity
Kale Kale
Kale Kale Pred 13 dnevi
You not paying attention im official perfectly done i give you fake shots to fuck with you yes by making the shit look underwhelming
Tyler Simms
Tyler Simms Pred 13 dnevi
As the manager of a tint shop, this is one of the hardest Donut episodes to watch 😂 At least y’all are using SunTek.. sad it was just Carbon 😞 My shop uses three SunTek film lines for automotive - Carbon, CXP (which is a premium carbon if you will), and then there and their CeramicIR (CIR). We ALWAYS hand cut and we take a lot of pride in our work.
gingerly glasses
gingerly glasses Pred 13 dnevi
Is there no carona where you guys are?
DeL
DeL Pred 13 dnevi
just got ceramic tint on my car, its actually insane how i cant feel the sun through it, def worth, well im in Aus where the sun will kill you so maybe not so worth if you arent in a sunny ass hot country
Jersey Paul
Jersey Paul Pred 13 dnevi
I just bought a new F250 STX crew cab. I had the back window, and rear door windows tinted at 15%, and the front windows at 20% with the ceramic tint. At first I thought that I should of went darker, but after a couple of weeks I am happy with it. The front windshield is massive and needs to be tinted. I know it illegal, but....
916 4.6
916 4.6 Pred 13 dnevi
Make a moneypit crown vic😭
Prasiddha Neupane
Prasiddha Neupane Pred 13 dnevi
Congratulations you made ugly prius look more uglier
Deanna K
Deanna K Pred 13 dnevi
Hi Zach I really like your hair
SkaterKid406
SkaterKid406 Pred 13 dnevi
This man wore a dif color carhart beanie the past like 10 episodes
SSam Cobalt
SSam Cobalt Pred 13 dnevi
Pristine edge
A posthuma
A posthuma Pred 13 dnevi
I don't even like the idea of how tint works, like they get the glue soaked and then just squeegee the water out like that's gonna stick good, just seems sketchy to me
John Ryan Asong
John Ryan Asong Pred 14 dnevi
Can installed tint be removed and re install a better-cut-one?
Enrique Campos
Enrique Campos Pred 14 dnevi
Isn't blocking infrared light a bad thing? Because the sun's energy comes as visible light and you would be keeping the radiation from your dash/seats inside. Actually, windows are not great at letting IR radiation out, that's why cars get hot in the sun.
KrankerHase
KrankerHase Pred 14 dnevi
Modern Windows are blocking UV already
wildcatt085
wildcatt085 Pred 14 dnevi
Tried it once. NEVER again! This episode was pretty much my experience.
AE86
AE86 Pred 14 dnevi
Its looks shitty as hell (very nice guy btw)
Jay's Cast
Jay's Cast Pred 14 dnevi
This video has been shot at media headquarters 160 E tamarack Ave Inglewood ,ca 90301
khizar hayat
khizar hayat Pred 14 dnevi
Fun fact : They call this variant of Prius Toyota Aqua in my country
Jay's Cast
Jay's Cast Pred 14 dnevi
Best place to work 160 E tamarack Ave Inglewood, ca 90301
Paul DuJardin
Paul DuJardin Pred 14 dnevi
So... You paid Brandon to fix the other side right?
You are breathing
You are breathing Pred 14 dnevi
When I bought one of my previous cars, it came with tinted windows, which creased over time, and eventually, I had to get it replaced because it looked ugly. I paid a locally well-known window tint company to install it and they gave me a lifetime warranty that is transferrable to a new owner. When I got another car, I went with the same company since I knew that the window tint of my old car lasted a few years under my ownership. Basically, you CAN install window tints on your own, but unless you're confident in your skills, then you shouldn't do it.
Saleh Elsirgany
Saleh Elsirgany Pred 14 dnevi
Work on fricking miata
tszvj
tszvj Pred 14 dnevi
Where's that hoodie from?
Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures Pred 14 dnevi
Hey, are you guys gonna get a new car for the show after the miata?
arthur eastridge
arthur eastridge Pred 14 dnevi
$700 for ceramic?? I hope my local shops don't watch this video...
Tansoki
Tansoki Pred 14 dnevi
I tinted my grandpas rear window once. It took around an hour and a half but results were honestly really good. Not bad for a dude tinting Hot Wheels.
grandpa
grandpa Pred 14 dnevi
Bruh love to aqua
Cody
Cody Pred 14 dnevi
When I saw that ad I though he was doing a give away on the mx5
largol33t1
largol33t1 Pred 14 dnevi
I laugh whenever I see a moron in my city with a do-it-yourself window tint job. It always peels off within a year or so because they ignore the First Commandment of window tinting: Thy holy window must be CLLLLEEEEEEAAAAAAANNNNN. I mean it must be cleaner than a food factory. In one video run by a guy who does detailing, he spent MORE time cleaning the window than actually applying the window tint. That's NORMAL. Always pay a professional to do it. Always.
Froomh
Froomh Pred 14 dnevi
2 days later. Tinting my miata! (It turned out horrible)
Casey Lowe
Casey Lowe Pred 14 dnevi
I got the email for the pins and thought "oh ok cool I'll get one in a few days but when he said how many were being made I scurried over there to get one and they were sold out😭😭😭
Space- Third Eye Vision
Space- Third Eye Vision Pred 14 dnevi
😂 you can fix cars but can't tint! my first time was pretty good without using a heat gun. bought some good tint film from O Reillys and still looks good to this day! It helps to watch videos before you do it lol. its not that hard just takes practice. since then ive tinted a couple other cars and saved money. would still use a pro if I had the money and was feeling lazy
Blackout Kustomz
Blackout Kustomz Pred 14 dnevi
Repetition is king when learning something new
J A
J A Pred 14 dnevi
The yellow bar made me think it was an ad, so i fast-forwarded, but realized that there wasn't much of an ad. just fyi for donut so they know.
J A
J A Pred 14 dnevi
Every project is a DIY project.
John Chisholm
John Chisholm Pred 14 dnevi
Well I didn't get a Miata pin, but I did buy a dark mode boost creeps shirt!
Tys Shed
Tys Shed Pred 14 dnevi
I've tinted my own windows no it's not as good as a professional but its definitely doable. It's worth it on. a nugget if it's a nice car then pay for a pro
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