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Glass Safety Film for Miata Rear Glass? - BCR 9.1.2


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What safety film do most people use when retaining the rear glass in their race car?  Rule 9.1.2 says "Rear glass may remain in the car provided it is covered by a clear safety window film (not tape, not tint). Example: 3M Scotchshield."

I'm building a 2002 (NB) Miata race car using an OEM hard top, which has concave rear glass, which we want to keep.  Has anybody successfully put safety/security film on their rear glass?  I'm getting a quote of $500(!) from a local tint business to put film on that one piece of glass, and most security film I've been able to find online seems to be for flat windows (building windows) only. 


Also, I don't know if security film can be heat formed onto glass like a vinyl wrap.  If not, a DIY installation could turn out horribly.


Any advice or insights would be appreciated.



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Just put it on the outside, then the panel is convex.  Treat it like a big decal panel.  We did it on a Meeotter and I don't remember it being such a big deal.  Easier than putting tint on the inside if I recall.  I know the clear material we used looks better than some of the tint jobs I've done.

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