Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT
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Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT

Part No. USS42 Warranty Details  
Ultra Shield window tint blocks up to 99% of UV rays to help prevent interior cracking and fading, block heat to keep your vehicle cool and block glare. Includes a scratch-resistant coating.

Product Features:
  • Blocks up to 99% of UV rays to help prevent interior fading and cracking
  • Blocks heat and keeps you cool
  • Blocks glare
  • Scratch-resistant coating
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Glare Reduction:94 %
Length:78 in
Light Transmission:5 %
Percentage Of Visible Light Transmitted:5 %
Total Solar Energy Rejection (TSER):55 %
UV Rejection:99 %
Width:24 in

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GilaUltra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT
 
3.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Improves comfort (5)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Car (5)
  • RV (3)
  • Truck (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3)

Reviewed by 6 customers

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(3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

wrong tint!

By 

from austin, tx

About Me Casual Driver

Pros

  • Improves Comfort

Cons

  • Flimsy
  • Poor Value

Best Uses

  • Car

Comments about Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT:

purchased this thinking I was getting the right percent. I finally applied the tint to the windows and it was at least 30% someone must have switched the tint! and just three days after it has wrinkles. im very disappointed that I cannot get a refund now.

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Do Not waste you money on this

By 

from Catonsville Maryland

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

Pros

    Cons

    • Flimsy
    • Not Functional

    Best Uses

      Comments about Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT:

      This stuff is garbage. When aplying to my van windows, the adhesive did not stick, kept bubbling from the edges, and peeled from the corners

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      (11 of 23 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Nice tint

      By 

      from FL

      About Me Auto Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      Level 2

      Pros

      • Improves Comfort

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use
      • Flimsy

      Best Uses

      • Car
      • RV
      • Truck

      Comments about Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT:

      Works good.. Just need to keep the film perfect or you will get wrinkles.

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      (40 of 66 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Great Stuff if you know how to use it

      By 

      from St Augustine

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Mechanic, Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • Can Withstand Use
      • Improves Comfort

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Car
        • RV
        • Truck

        Comments about Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT:

        This is a great product. It can be very frustrating to use if you do not know how to apply it. There are several videos online about window tinting that helped me out alot! A profesional tint job costs over $100 for an average vehicle so in my opinion this stuff is an awesome value. When purchasing, make sure there are no creases or wrinkles in the roll. These will show up on your window and cause a less than satisfactory result. People say this stuff fades, I have used it on several vehicles and after about 6 years it still looks good!

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        (38 of 68 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Good stuff

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        from Reading, PA

        Verified Buyer
        Helpful Reviewer

        Pros

        • Improves Comfort

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Car

          Comments about Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT:

          This tint works great. I have used it on 4 cars now.It shrinks real well for back window use.Easy to cut all and all a good product.Bought it with a 35% off code.
          I am not sure about the life of it Advance gives a 1 year warranty but the box says life. Only time will tell how it will hold up.

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          (32 of 62 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          great if you do it right

          By 

          from hartsville sc

          About Me Auto Enthusiast

          Pros

          • Improves Comfort

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Car
            • RV
            • Truck

            Comments about Gila Ultra Shield Window Tint - 5% VLT:

            Looks good When done right. all the prep work is worth it. Isnt that hard to see out but nobody can see in which i like.

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            5 Questions | 5 Answers
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            • Q:

              Is the 5% vlt, darker or lighter than the 20%vlt? I am confused on which is which...
              Asked on 6/28/2015 by Chris from Mass

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Chris, I'm glad to assist you! The first layer of film is deep-dyed in a range of shades, to allow light transmission of 5% (Dark) or 20% (Medium). The lower the number, the darker the shade.

                Answered on 6/28/2015 by Solomon
            • Q:

              How much of the front windshield can be tinted?
              Asked on 9/21/2014 by ppeele from Marshall NC

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Ppeele, glad to assist you! The coverage depends upon the windshield size of your vehicle. The dimensions of this tint are width: 24.000 inch, length: 6.50 ft.

                Answered on 9/22/2014 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              Can I get this with a silver tint?
              Asked on 12/28/2013 by sunshine

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi Sunshine, glad to assist you! To locate the exact sliver window tint, please provide us the year, make, model and engine size of your vehicle.

                Answered on 12/30/2013 by Steve from AAP
            • Q:

              what are the dimensions of these rolls of film?
              Asked on 5/18/2010 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                24" x 6.5'

                Answered on 5/18/2010 by Mike from AAP
            • Q:

              pre-cut is this for all the windows or just one.
              Asked on 11/25/2009 by jr52501

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Pre-cut kits are special ordered at Advance Auto Parts stores and come with the pieces for all the windows except for the front windshield.

                Answered on 11/25/2009 by Mike from Advance Auto Parts
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