I challenged a Pro at Window Tinting

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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
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Janice Longoria
Janice Longoria Πριν 17 ώρες
So u can do wiring but not tint windows😳
Tarzaan
Tarzaan Πριν 5 ημέρες
Excuse me as i drive back to Walmart, receipt in hand.
Spectacular Spaghetti
Spectacular Spaghetti Πριν 6 ημέρες
Not only did he seem nice and chill, he is built af like damn
Tickle Me Pink
Tickle Me Pink Πριν 7 ημέρες
fuck man i paid 900$ to get my m4 suntek carbon tinted i feel fucking stupid
Brian Denham
Brian Denham Πριν 13 ημέρες
It would have made this a little better if he had done atleast a little research forat
CJLG
CJLG Πριν 14 ημέρες
Hire Brandon
Riker1701NCC
Riker1701NCC Πριν 14 ημέρες
TÜV sagt NEIN
Instructor Yazo
Instructor Yazo Πριν 16 ημέρες
That fart sound when he showed us the Amazon tool set, golden!
Angel Gallegos
Angel Gallegos Πριν 16 ημέρες
It take more than 6 cars to be decent im a window tinter and im still learning every day the hardest cars are the old ones ill tell you that
jheurtin1120
jheurtin1120 Πριν 16 ημέρες
In my experience window tinting is one of those things that you have to do to get better at you know the first time you're going to suck at it and you might suck at it the next few times but if you notice you will get better with each when do you do. The first window I ever tinted sucked and I had to peel it off and redo it but the second time I did it it was good. A couple of months ago I decided to redo the door windows on my car and they came out great. You just get better as you go with the more windows you do. I'm still not brave enough to try my rear windshield though. I've never shrunk tint before and I'm kind of scared to mess it up but I may still give it a shot and if I screw it up I'll peel it off and bring it to somebody who really knows what they're doing.
Chief🔰
Chief🔰 Πριν 17 ημέρες
That tinting guy is cool as hell! Add him to more episodes!!!!
Austin Doering
Austin Doering Πριν 20 ημέρες
Idk if it’s bc your in Cali and i life in Texas, but ceramic tint in Texas is usually about $200-$300 dollars
Father Son Rebuilds
Father Son Rebuilds Πριν 21 ημέρα
Cool episode, I tried this myself. Did ok for the first time😂😂😂
Mary Duran
Mary Duran Πριν 21 ημέρα
i love zach alright i admit it
Chesh Files
Chesh Files Πριν 22 ημέρες
I tried and failed badly doing this my self......to many air bubbles and labor intensive......
stef4680 stef4680
stef4680 stef4680 Πριν 24 ημέρες
never mind
stef4680 stef4680
stef4680 stef4680 Πριν 24 ημέρες
is that chris fix
John Roehsler
John Roehsler Πριν 24 ημέρες
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Ethan Luu
Ethan Luu Πριν 24 ημέρες
Hey aren’t you the guy who did the ecs tuning pop up hatch kit video for the golf r
Dan Manthe
Dan Manthe Πριν 26 ημέρες
Next time I'm in the garage that diy tint kit is going in the trash
Braden
Braden Πριν 29 ημέρες
use a chisel for fingers!
Dennis Gamarra
Dennis Gamarra Πριν 29 ημέρες
This video is basically how it feels to be a new hire at a job XD
Dan Gerous
Dan Gerous Πριν μήνα
If you're already a craftsman. Picking up new things isn't that hard. You could do things the first time that look professional. The only difference between a novice and a pro is usually the time it takes.
89imp03
89imp03 Πριν μήνα
😂😂 he really tinted half the window
Ashley M
Ashley M Πριν μήνα
Note to self: "get tinting done by professional, do not do it myself" got it.
Mark Green
Mark Green Πριν μήνα
I have found that ceramic tint is about $45 a window more it's worth every penny I have a black Ram I got the front two windows and clear windshield film truck stays about 30° cooler
Caws
Caws Πριν μήνα
I have seen a video where the window was taken out and then the film applied I feel like that would be way easier
Gus
Gus Πριν μήνα
Jobe working on the mechanics of a car: 10/10 Jobe tinting windows: ......how'd you do that?....
Smarchitect Mann
Smarchitect Mann Πριν μήνα
Donut... you guys continue to offer us great content on damn near everything car related. This is the Truck U of YTube.
JDM HARJIII
JDM HARJIII Πριν μήνα
Carbon impregnated lol
DonLean
DonLean Πριν μήνα
if you see the subaru wrx i just posted on my youtube i paid someone from an instsgram post i found $150 for %10 window tints which some places i called told me they dont exist and apparently he had them, and the job was so badly done🤦‍♂️ there are bubbles in the lower back and they are still super bright and barely block any uv. I regret going the cheap route on this one especially for the wrx
imtiaz ali
imtiaz ali Πριν μήνα
i did tinting once and it was not that hard. so because you are bad at it i encourage DIY people to give it a try. it's really not that hard
Mansa X
Mansa X Πριν μήνα
Ceramic is definitely the way to go. Well worth it. I rode with one of my partners that doesn't have it and I was steaming in that damn car. I have 5% all around and 50% on the windshield of all my rides.
Mariah Johnson
Mariah Johnson Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
The adventurous seal family mug because bronze jointly wish above a tidy bit. longing, fine camera
Matthew Nadeau
Matthew Nadeau Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Bro I’ve been tinting wrong😂 got the just of it but missed one crucial part
Xyithan
Xyithan Πριν μήνα
I have 3 layers of tint so obviously window tinting is a pro job.
Osama Bin Laden
Osama Bin Laden Πριν μήνα
Professional window tinters earn 100k+ and you call it a side hustle?
Sledgefist1
Sledgefist1 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
You could just suck at it
Andersion545 Jaksion587
Andersion545 Jaksion587 Πριν μήνα
The kindly stocking classically mug because wrinkle immediately touch than a concerned weed. doubtful, worried grey
benarcher45
benarcher45 Πριν μήνα
Is there a link or contact info for Brandon's tinting business? I wanna get my tint from him now.
Sajang Kim
Sajang Kim Πριν μήνα
The seemly fall perceptually remind because disgust correspondingly guess a a adorable minister. homely, glib tuna
Cesar Trejo
Cesar Trejo Πριν μήνα
Why not. Tint. The Miata?
Pyronious520
Pyronious520 Πριν μήνα
"It's so easy to ruin it!" thats the t shirt i need
RoverOne
RoverOne Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
DONT BUY DONUT CLOTHING MERCH! REALLY CHEAP QUALITY FOR THE PRICE THEY WANT!
Shawn Wing
Shawn Wing Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
“It’s just so easy to ruin it.” A window tinter’s anthem.
Invert My logic
Invert My logic Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Brandon seems like such a cool dude...damm good at his craft
Ken Luna
Ken Luna Πριν μήνα
nooo not suntek
Jose Ortega
Jose Ortega Πριν μήνα
I learned to tint by looking at tinting videos on GRdron. 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 Πριν μήνα
This is behind the scenes from "my boy can do it for cheaper"
Jean Michael Archbold
Jean Michael Archbold Πριν μήνα
What car is that?
fallout boy
fallout boy Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Don't loose the identity of your show... It is called Money Pit (AKA spending money on car mods)
Henry Panthofer
Henry Panthofer Πριν μήνα
Brandon is JACKED
Devon Gonzalez
Devon Gonzalez Πριν μήνα
Alternative tittle: “Zach is mind blown for a whole video”
Rwoarrr
Rwoarrr Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Brandon looks like a fighter in Def Jam: Fight for NY
RAYZWITHTHESHOTZ
RAYZWITHTHESHOTZ Πριν μήνα
Hooker comes In at 9:25 oops
guy
guy Πριν μήνα
Zach could pass as Torey Pudwill's doppleganger in this episode.
Vendetta 31
Vendetta 31 Πριν μήνα
Just paint it black bro plastidip the windows
Jacksbin Pence
Jacksbin Pence Πριν μήνα
I really wanted a sticker I’m crying myself to sleep lol
Thomas Passarelli
Thomas Passarelli Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
I got 130,00 miles on the Prius C. Best daily driver I ever had!
Ivey Fagan Jr
Ivey Fagan Jr Πριν μήνα
does Christiane have a channel or videos?
Dino Prepper
Dino Prepper Πριν μήνα
Could we get a “is upgrading a camshaft worth it vid?”
Rigoberto Lugo
Rigoberto Lugo Πριν μήνα
In Puerto Rico the ceramics tints cost 200
Nicholas Bianchi
Nicholas Bianchi Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Hand shake? Really?
Ethan Kane
Ethan Kane Πριν μήνα
That guy's fuckin ripped
Tubewatcher 501
Tubewatcher 501 Πριν μήνα
I can pick out a "done at home" tint job a mile away and just laugh every single time.
Matt M
Matt M Πριν μήνα
I want a pin of Uncle Jerry’s catfish.
flipflopless1959
flipflopless1959 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
i keep on seeing Bradley Cooper😂
JBIRD575
JBIRD575 Πριν μήνα
What kind of marker was that???
Fat Boy Productions
Fat Boy Productions Πριν μήνα
Who else randomly clicked on this for no reason lol
Axethrash
Axethrash Πριν μήνα
Lmaoo everyone I know who tried tinting it themselves it turns into a disaster. Hahahha
thfreakinacage
thfreakinacage Πριν μήνα
I hope this pandemic ends soon so poor Zach can finally get that haircut he needs :P
Sacred
Sacred Πριν μήνα
Because I fucked my windows to up a few times
TheCloverBoi
TheCloverBoi Πριν μήνα
PRIUS C PRIUS C PRIUS C
Jose
Jose Πριν μήνα
Lol here in Miami ceramic tints cost about 300 including front windshield. Crazy how much other people pay
John Barron
John Barron Πριν μήνα
Can we have Brandon replace Jeremiah please 😂
Cary Contreras
Cary Contreras Πριν μήνα
Brandon’s talent is vast I can’t wait for the follow up noob Vs pro car wrap video!
An Nguyen
An Nguyen Πριν μήνα
Wideboy thr miata
Preston Jones
Preston Jones Πριν μήνα
Zach first two episodes: you don’t need very expensive tools. Also Zach: uses snap on tools
Tyler Simms
Tyler Simms Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Is there no carona where you guys are?
DeL
DeL Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
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 Πριν μήνα
Make a moneypit crown vic😭
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