I challenged a Pro at Window Tinting

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Acum 15 Zile

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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Comentarii
Bic Mitchum
Bic Mitchum Acum 10 ore
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 Acum 12 ore
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 Acum 23 ore
You could just suck at it
Andersion545 Jaksion587
Andersion545 Jaksion587 Acum o Zi
The kindly stocking classically mug because wrinkle immediately touch than a concerned weed. doubtful, worried grey
benarcher45
benarcher45 Acum 2 Zile
Is there a link or contact info for Brandon's tinting business? I wanna get my tint from him now.
Sajang Kim
Sajang Kim Acum 2 Zile
The seemly fall perceptually remind because disgust correspondingly guess a a adorable minister. homely, glib tuna
Cesar Trejo
Cesar Trejo Acum 2 Zile
Why not. Tint. The Miata?
Pyronious520
Pyronious520 Acum 3 Zile
"It's so easy to ruin it!" thats the t shirt i need
RoverOne
RoverOne Acum 3 Zile
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 Acum 3 Zile
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 Acum 3 Zile
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 Acum 4 Zile
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 Acum 4 Zile
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 Acum 5 Zile
DONT BUY DONUT CLOTHING MERCH! REALLY CHEAP QUALITY FOR THE PRICE THEY WANT!
Shawn Wing
Shawn Wing Acum 5 Zile
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 Acum 5 Zile
“It’s just so easy to ruin it.” A window tinter’s anthem.
Invert My logic
Invert My logic Acum 6 Zile
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 Acum 6 Zile
Brandon seems like such a cool dude...damm good at his craft
Ken Luna
Ken Luna Acum 6 Zile
nooo not suntek
Jose Ortega
Jose Ortega Acum 6 Zile
I learned to tint by looking at tinting videos on ROkey. 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 Acum 7 Zile
This is behind the scenes from "my boy can do it for cheaper"
Jean Michael Archbold
Jean Michael Archbold Acum 7 Zile
What car is that?
fallout boy
fallout boy Acum 7 Zile
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 Acum 8 Zile
Don't loose the identity of your show... It is called Money Pit (AKA spending money on car mods)
Henry Panthofer
Henry Panthofer Acum 8 Zile
Brandon is JACKED
Devon Gonzalez
Devon Gonzalez Acum 8 Zile
Alternative tittle: “Zach is mind blown for a whole video”
Rwoarrr
Rwoarrr Acum 8 Zile
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 Acum 8 Zile
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 Acum 8 Zile
Brandon looks like a fighter in Def Jam: Fight for NY
RAYZWITHTHESHOTZ
RAYZWITHTHESHOTZ Acum 8 Zile
Hooker comes In at 9:25 oops
guy
guy Acum 9 Zile
Zach could pass as Torey Pudwill's doppleganger in this episode.
Vendetta 31
Vendetta 31 Acum 9 Zile
Just paint it black bro plastidip the windows
Jacksbin Pence
Jacksbin Pence Acum 9 Zile
I really wanted a sticker I’m crying myself to sleep lol
Thomas Passarelli
Thomas Passarelli Acum 9 Zile
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 Acum 9 Zile
I got 130,00 miles on the Prius C. Best daily driver I ever had!
Ivey Fagan Jr
Ivey Fagan Jr Acum 9 Zile
does Christiane have a channel or videos?
Dino Prepper
Dino Prepper Acum 9 Zile
Could we get a “is upgrading a camshaft worth it vid?”
Rigoberto Lugo
Rigoberto Lugo Acum 9 Zile
In Puerto Rico the ceramics tints cost 200
Nicholas Bianchi
Nicholas Bianchi Acum 9 Zile
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 Acum 9 Zile
Hand shake? Really?
Ethan Kane
Ethan Kane Acum 10 Zile
That guy's fuckin ripped
Tubewatcher 501
Tubewatcher 501 Acum 10 Zile
I can pick out a "done at home" tint job a mile away and just laugh every single time.
Matt M
Matt M Acum 10 Zile
I want a pin of Uncle Jerry’s catfish.
flipflopless1959
flipflopless1959 Acum 10 Zile
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 Acum 10 Zile
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 Acum 10 Zile
i keep on seeing Bradley Cooper😂
JBIRD575
JBIRD575 Acum 10 Zile
What kind of marker was that???
Fat Boy Productions
Fat Boy Productions Acum 10 Zile
Who else randomly clicked on this for no reason lol
Axethrash
Axethrash Acum 10 Zile
Lmaoo everyone I know who tried tinting it themselves it turns into a disaster. Hahahha
thfreakinacage
thfreakinacage Acum 10 Zile
I hope this pandemic ends soon so poor Zach can finally get that haircut he needs :P
Sacred
Sacred Acum 10 Zile
Because I fucked my windows to up a few times
TheCloverBoi
TheCloverBoi Acum 10 Zile
PRIUS C PRIUS C PRIUS C
Jose
Jose Acum 10 Zile
Lol here in Miami ceramic tints cost about 300 including front windshield. Crazy how much other people pay
John Barron
John Barron Acum 10 Zile
Can we have Brandon replace Jeremiah please 😂
Cary Contreras
Cary Contreras Acum 10 Zile
Brandon’s talent is vast I can’t wait for the follow up noob Vs pro car wrap video!
An Nguyen
An Nguyen Acum 10 Zile
Wideboy thr miata
Preston Jones
Preston Jones Acum 10 Zile
Zach first two episodes: you don’t need very expensive tools. Also Zach: uses snap on tools
Kale Kale
Kale Kale Acum 10 Zile
Since you lost no clarity
Kale Kale
Kale Kale Acum 10 Zile
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 Acum 10 Zile
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 Acum 10 Zile
Is there no carona where you guys are?
DeL
DeL Acum 10 Zile
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 Acum 10 Zile
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 Acum 10 Zile
Make a moneypit crown vic😭
Prasiddha Neupane
Prasiddha Neupane Acum 11 Zile
Congratulations you made ugly prius look more uglier
Deanna K
Deanna K Acum 11 Zile
Hi Zach I really like your hair
SkaterKid406
SkaterKid406 Acum 11 Zile
This man wore a dif color carhart beanie the past like 10 episodes
SSam Cobalt
SSam Cobalt Acum 11 Zile
Pristine edge
A posthuma
A posthuma Acum 11 Zile
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 Acum 11 Zile
Can installed tint be removed and re install a better-cut-one?
Enrique Campos
Enrique Campos Acum 11 Zile
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 Acum 11 Zile
Modern Windows are blocking UV already
wildcatt085
wildcatt085 Acum 11 Zile
Tried it once. NEVER again! This episode was pretty much my experience.
AE86
AE86 Acum 11 Zile
Its looks shitty as hell (very nice guy btw)
Jay's Cast
Jay's Cast Acum 11 Zile
This video has been shot at media headquarters 160 E tamarack Ave Inglewood ,ca 90301
khizar hayat
khizar hayat Acum 11 Zile
Fun fact : They call this variant of Prius Toyota Aqua in my country
Jay's Cast
Jay's Cast Acum 11 Zile
Best place to work 160 E tamarack Ave Inglewood, ca 90301
Paul DuJardin
Paul DuJardin Acum 11 Zile
So... You paid Brandon to fix the other side right?
You are breathing
You are breathing Acum 11 Zile
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 Acum 11 Zile
Work on fricking miata
tszvj
tszvj Acum 11 Zile
Where's that hoodie from?
Outdoor Adventures
Outdoor Adventures Acum 11 Zile
Hey, are you guys gonna get a new car for the show after the miata?
arthur eastridge
arthur eastridge Acum 11 Zile
$700 for ceramic?? I hope my local shops don't watch this video...
Tansoki
Tansoki Acum 11 Zile
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 Acum 11 Zile
Bruh love to aqua
Cody
Cody Acum 11 Zile
When I saw that ad I though he was doing a give away on the mx5
largol33t1
largol33t1 Acum 11 Zile
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 Acum 12 Zile
2 days later. Tinting my miata! (It turned out horrible)
Casey Lowe
Casey Lowe Acum 12 Zile
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 Acum 12 Zile
😂 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 Acum 12 Zile
Repetition is king when learning something new
J A
J A Acum 12 Zile
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 Acum 12 Zile
Every project is a DIY project.
John Chisholm
John Chisholm Acum 12 Zile
Well I didn't get a Miata pin, but I did buy a dark mode boost creeps shirt!
Tys Shed
Tys Shed Acum 12 Zile
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
KRONE
KRONE Acum 12 Zile
Jobe should wrap the miata himself on MP!
Kimo Kalihi
Kimo Kalihi Acum 12 Zile
You guys should make a video on this guy's free valve miata. rokey.info/key/video/e3B7f8Sca7V5q9o.html
Max Schlegl
Max Schlegl Acum 12 Zile
Yo get Brandon on Donut, he would make a great addition to you guys! Such a chill guy good at his job and explaining really well
W Scott
W Scott Acum 12 Zile
Go with a Pro...
Username Unknown
Username Unknown Acum 12 Zile
You can tell Brandon been through some shit he looks like he could F******* your shit up if you crossed him.
Daniel M
Daniel M Acum 12 Zile
Pretty boy pretty boy pretty boy pretty boy pretty boy pretty boy pretty boy pretty boy 🤠
Pabz Roz
Pabz Roz Acum 12 Zile
dude what is going on... tinting your own car is not that hard lol I did to al my cars and friends cars and it comes out perfect. obviously not as fast as a pro would but way cheaper with the exact same result. don't let this video sway you away from trying it yourself. It's seriously not hard.
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