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Old 06-10-2021, 04:30 PM
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Need a new set of tear-offs for the 993 with Lexan window? Anybody have a good source in the Northern Virginia area? Or, I'm fine with DIY if someone recommends a good kit I can order. Thank.
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I believe I've seen these folks at the race track doing installations, but its been quite a while.

https://protintshop.com/collections/frontpage

I understand best to spend a bit extra for 2 or 3 layers. Also need to be gentle when cleaning windshield, because the material can scratch. Probably best over Lexan, too, which scratches easier than glass.
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Thank you. Ordered... (that means its time for everyone else to chime in with other suggestions and make me regret my order.)

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I believe I've seen these folks at the race track doing installations, but its been quite a while.

https://protintshop.com/collections/frontpage

I understand best to spend a bit extra for 2 or 3 layers. Also need to be gentle when cleaning windshield, because the material can scratch. Probably best over Lexan, too, which scratches easier than glass.
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This is awesome and perfect for Summit Point. Last event there I got three rock chips the first day out aside from the sandblasted look of the windshield after a few seasons.

Would one layer last for a weekend event? If you get the multiple layers can each be put on individually or do all four or two layers go on as a set?
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Only having watched the youtube video and not having done it myself yet... All 4 layers come together and are put on at once. My last window film (single layer, different brand) lasted 8 years and 50 track days. Eventually, I couldn't get all the bug stains off of it and it delaminated when I tried using a pressure washer to remove the bugs.

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This is awesome and perfect for Summit Point. Last event there I got three rock chips the first day out aside from the sandblasted look of the windshield after a few seasons.

Would one layer last for a weekend event? If you get the multiple layers can each be put on individually or do all four or two layers go on as a set?
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Pro tip. Be sure you have only the top layer tab when pulling a layer off.
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I spoke with them and the guy recommended as a first timer (installing) to use the 2 layer tear off as it is easier to install. Based on my 6 or so events per season with occasional street driving plus keeping my car in the garage he said these may get me through the year. I also ordered their installation kit. They have a discount code on the site for 10% off. Having just put in a very expensive new windshield I'll gamble a mere $200 and see how they hold up at SP.

I'll try to have it installed for Pitt Race if anyone wants to check them out and follow how they hold up. White Cayman S #12
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The key is CLEAN glass.
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The key is CLEAN glass.

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