Window Tint

What Tint is Right For You?

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Standard Tint vs. Ceramic Tint Standard Tint (Mostly Cosmetic) Mostly Cosmetic? What do you mean? Standard tint was designed to change the look of a vehicle. At Ghost Shield Film we use the Suntek High-Performance series of window tint. Standard Performance tint is a hybrid metalized automotive tint, with time-proven construction. This film contains a reflective quality that can be …

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Paint Sealant vs Ceramic Coatings

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  What is paint sealant? Paint sealant can mean several things, depending on who you ask – but at the most basic level, it is a synthetic product designed to protect a car’s surface while providing a mirror-like shine. Because a sealant is chemically engineered to bond to the surface, it will last much longer than a traditional wax while …

Why Get A Full Car Paint Protection Wrap?

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The majority of vehicles equipped with Paint Protection Film are only protected in certain areas: The front bumper, hood, fenders, rocker panels, etc. These areas are the ones that are particularly prone to rock chips and damage from other road debris. However, some vehicle owners want peace of mind not only about the particularly vulnerable parts of their vehicle but …

How To Wash A Car With Paint Protection Film Or Ceramic Coating

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How do you wash a car with Paint Protection Film or a Ceramic Coating? What are the proper washing techniques? How can you avoid damaging or shortening the life of your Paint Protection Film or Ceramic Coating? How can you maximize the longevity and appearance of your long-term paint protection? There are a number of things to note when discussing the proper care …

Why Should You Install Paint Protection Film On Your Leased Vehicle

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Leasing a car is all about what that car will be worth at the end of the lease, or, as it’s referred to in leasing, the residual value. Ideally, you sign your lease, make your monthly payments on time and, at the end of the lease, hand the keys back to the dealer and walk away. Easy peasy, right? Not …

Why Your Tesla Needs Paint Protection

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As the government continues to crack down on volatile organic compounds (VOC) emissions more and more states are moving to waterborne paints. California is one of those states that has required it for years now. Waterborne paint is composed of synthetic resins and pigments that are kept dispersed in water by surfactants. Waterborne paints still contain solvents, they just contain …

Why Put Ceramic Coating Over Paint Protection Film?

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CarPro offers a new formulation of its ceramic coating product designed specifically for vehicles that already have a paint protection film. Adding a ceramic coating over the paint protection film helps to prolong its lifetime and enhance its appearance. It protects the film from contaminants, oxidation, and staining making it last even longer. The top coat provides a high gloss …

Koenigsegg aims to build a ‘CO2 neutral’ combustion supercar

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Koenigsegg doesn’t just want combustion-powered supercars to compete with EV’s in terms of raw performance. It wants to compete in eco-friendliness, too. In talking with Top Gear, company founder Christian von Koenigsegg said he was working with National Electric Vehicle Sweden to develop a €1 million ($1.15 million) hybrid supercar that was “completely CO2 neutral.” The solution, he said, was melding the automaker’s …

Ventura County Old Car Buyback Program Renewed for 2018

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The Ventura County Air Pollution Control District has renewed its Old Car Buy Back Program that will pay county residents to scrap their 1997 or older vehicles to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases in the area. The program is sponsored by your local Air Quality Management District or Air Pollution Control District. This Voluntary Accelerated Vehicle Retirement (VAVR) Program is …

2018 Dodge Demon Transformation

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We recently had the pleasure of working on this 2018 Dodge Demon SRT to make her stand out even more. The Demon comes with a 6.2 liter V8 supercharged engine that cranks out 808hp. Dodge will reportedly only produce 3,000 Dodge Demon SRTs for the US market and 300 for Canada. Dodge has been toting the Demon as the first …