Formula One Pinnacle Series ceramic window tint

Current temp: Jun 27, 2007 - 11:15 amOne of my concerns for our summer road trip is the extreme temperatures we'll encounter across the continent especially when I look at the side bar and see the current weather conditions in Washington, D.C.--Eek! Right now it's 34°C!

When I was researching window tint for the Subaru, I found that ceramic tint has excellent heat rejection properties and does not affect electronics and reception like metallic-based tints can. In fact, the 2006 Honda Odyssey Owner's Manual states specifically that tint placed on the front windows can affect the GPS antenna.

That was the reason I chose Huper Optik window film for the STI. Unfortunately, I also lost my AM reception because of it. I didn't want to risk any problems with the Odyssey....

I went back to the shop where I had the Huper Optik was installed and found out that they no longer do automotive tinting so I was back at square one. Luckily enough, I found a local shop that uses Formula One Pinnacle Series window tint which is also ceramic-based and made specifically for vehicles to be non-conductive. (I think that was what the problem was with Huper Optik--it was conductive.) I'm taking the van to get tinted next week, and I'm thinking about having the Huper Optik removed and replaced with Pinnacle.


Popular posts from this blog

2006 Honda Odyssey Navigation Screen Hack

Wheel-Tire size comparer

2006 Honda Odyssey - 9229 km - V1 radar detector installed