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The_Butcher
03-17-2011, 06:08 PM
2008-2011 xB Window Vent Visors



Product by: AVS Auto shades



Purchased from: www.world-motorsports.com (http://www.world-motorsports.com)
DIY By: Andrew A.K.A. The_Butcher


Difficulty rating:
On a scale of 1-10, with 1 being a trained monkey can do it and 10 being PROFESSIONAL ONLY. I rate this a 3 due to the proper alignment of the visors. This took me all of about 10 minutes to install. *NOTE I have installed these before.

Tools needed:

1: Rubbing alcohol
2: Clean LINT FREE rag or towel
3: A nice day with little or no wind -or- garage.
4: Box knife or other cutting utensil.
5: Tweezers (to help with the removal of the tape backing)


PRE INSTALL TIPS:


Only do ONE ( 1 ) side at a time.
Take your time.
Test fit is HIGHLY recommended to insure proper positioning.
DO NOT remove the protective film on the visors until the LAST STEP. This will help keep them scratch free during installation.



STEP 1: OPEN THE BOX. :p


Using a box cutter or other cutting utensil cut around the visors. BE CAREFUL not to scratch the visors.

When removing the plastic that holds the visors in place.
Take the instructions and throw them away. You have this DIY. ;)


http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17124643.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17124707.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17124736.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17125109.jpg


STEP 2: PREP THE WINDOW TRIM.


Clean each window trim using the included alcohol prep pads, there are 4 or them, one for each window.
If there is still residue use the rubbing alcohol and towel to finish the prep.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17133620.jpg



STEP 3: INSTALL VISORS

Peel back 2 of tape liner from each end of the visor.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17134126.jpg



Make sure that the tape liner ends are accessible.
Align the front visor on the outside of the door frame.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17134303-1.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17134331.jpg


Attach to the door frame.
Once you are happy with the alignment remove the remaining tape liner by pulling SLOWLY on the free ends working your way towards the center of the visor.
Apply pressure along the flange to ensure proper adhesion. FIRM PRESSURE!!
REPEAT FOR OTHER 3 WINDOWS.





STEP 4: REMOVE PROTECTIVE FILM.


Carefully start pulling the film off of the visors one at a time.
Check all the edges making sure you get it all.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17134853.jpg


That is it. Step back and see what a difference these visors make to the overall look of your vehicle.

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17135018.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17135041.jpg

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17135122.jpg


Windows Up

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17135333.jpg

windows cracked:

http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17135411.jpg

My windows are tinted at 5%.


I hope you find this DIY helpful in you decision making process and with the install.
You can purchase the product here: http://www.world-motorsports.com/wmstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=26_27&products_id=47 (http://www.world-motorsports.com/wmstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=26_27&products_id=47)

Let them know that Andrew (The_Butcher) sent you. ;)

The_Butcher
03-17-2011, 06:18 PM
http://i571.photobucket.com/albums/ss157/Meatcutter525/AVS%20Vent%20Visors/2011-03-17135032-1.jpg

Rob_DESCENDANT
03-17-2011, 07:31 PM
That's awesome! I love mine!!

Phobic
03-17-2011, 07:32 PM
seriously? is a DIY needed for this? you stick them on! :facepalm:

The_Butcher
03-17-2011, 11:31 PM
seriously? is a DIY needed for this? you stick them on! :facepalm:


Matt- :icon_tounge: it's what I do... :p you would be surprised at what some people want help with. These are VERY simple to do, yet if you have NEVER done anything like this before, it could be a little intimidating. Don't want to mess up and all. once they stick that's about it..
My first set I had the alignment wrong........ I had to RE-TAPE them. that sucked.

The_Butcher
03-17-2011, 11:33 PM
Rob- Thanks!!!


Matt- plus you are just jealous that you didn't do it first. :rofl: :icon_hug:

Phobic
03-18-2011, 07:15 AM
I'll do you first.

The_Butcher
03-18-2011, 07:26 PM
:offtopic: :p

Jesse.R.
05-26-2011, 03:18 AM
Your a DORK, but I LIKE the shirt! Lol, no bro it looks SICK like a sciko should.

The_Butcher
05-28-2011, 03:04 AM
:lol: thanks Jesse. you should see if they have them for the xD.... would look great on yours.. ;) ;)
just make sure to tell them I sent ya. ;) :up:

toasterlovin976
04-04-2012, 05:06 PM
Just got these and will both pieces butt up against each other in the middle or is there some what of a gap between them

The_Butcher
10-07-2012, 11:26 PM
Just got these and will both pieces butt up against each other in the middle or is there some what of a gap between them


whoops..... never saw that anyone replied to this thread. :-( by now you probably already have them installed....huh.......:lalala::lalala: