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Quick Window Tint Question

Ive had my window tint on for quite some time now. I was wondering if im allowed to use 'suction cups' on it? For instance, the type radar detectors and tomtom's use. Will it damage the tint?
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The manufacturers instructions for cleaning window tint (film) is quite specific about using only soapy water and a soft cloth. I imagine anything else would act as an abrasive and score the film, as would suction cups in my opinion.

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Are you referring to aftermarket or OEM tint. If you are in the US, most if not all states don't allow aftermarket tint on the front windshields except for the 3-4" band on the top. Most GPS units are suction cupped to the front windshield so this shouldn't be a problem. As for cleaning, almost any glass cleaner will work for OEM tint. You need a very mild, non abrasive cleaner for aftermarket.
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I agree that suction cups would probably damage aftermarket film-type tint.

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