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If You Have To Duct Tape Your Window – Do It With Style [PHOTOS]

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About a year and a half ago, my driver’s side window came half way off the track.  For a while, I had been able to guide it and keep it in check.  Since then, it has completely detached itself from the car itself.  Doing what any good redneck would do, I turned to duct tape.  Yup… I’m one of those guys!

Not once, or twice, but thrice I had to re-tape it because the window is so heavy, the five or six strips of tape I had used in my previous attempts eventually weakened and failed.

Yesterday, I decided to go all out and tape it shut for the last time.   Here is the official Jeremy Fenech ‘how-to’ guide for taping a car window shut… with style.

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I got two rolls of colored duct tape, black and white, to match my car. I placed several strips of white tape over the very top portion of the window, over the top of the door, and back to the other side of the window.

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Then I used the black tape along the top of the window to hide and reinforce the white tape.

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Next, I used more black tape over the seal at the top of the window. This was more for cosmetic purposes than anything else.

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And there you have it! Obviously, you can see the tape at close range…

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…but from a distance, you really can’t tell!

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Instead of a $200 repair bill, I spent less than $10 on duct tape. It truly is magical stuff!

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