Installing ExoShield ULTRA

Support and Installation Instructions for DIY ULTRA kits.


Ready to Install Your Kit?

Make sure you read through the installation instructional booklet provided in your kit and watch the video below before attempting to install ExoShield ULTRA. We also recommend grabbing a friend to help with the installation whenever possible.

prep your tools

Start by reviewing the tools checklist to make sure you have everything ready for a flawless install.

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This video will walk you through the entire installation step-by-step. Beginners welcome!

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You have questions? We have answers! If you're struggling with the installation, check out our FAQs.

Installation FAQs


Get your workspace ready.

Before you get started, make sure you have all your tools and cleaning solutions ready!

Preparing the Slip Solution
Included in tool kit

Your slip solution (i.e. soapy water) will be used throughout the installation. Mix 3-4 drops of Dawn® dish soap in the bottle provided (~500 mL) to prep the slip solution.

Preparing the Alcohol Solution
Not included

Prepare a 3:1 solution (3 parts water, 1 part alcohol) to remove any coatings (e.g. ceramic coatings, Rain-X solution, etc.) from the windshield.

Watch, and learn.

This video will walk you through every single step of the installation. Watch through once and then follow along for best results!


ExoShield ULTRA Installation FAQs

What tools do you recommend for installation?

Great question! Check out the tools video above or download our installation guide to find a handy tools checklist before getting started. If you purchased your ExoShield ULTRA with a toolkit, you should have pretty much everything you need!

Can I install ExoShield ULTRA in cold weather?

Yes! Protecting your windshield in the winter is especially important with all the extra debris on the roads. ExoShield ULTRA can be installed in any climate, but there are a few precautions you should take when the weather is cold. Ensuring you have a warm space to install and store your vehicle for a short period of time will be key to a high-quality installation. Make sure to check out this video for our top 3 things to watch for when installing your kit in winter.

If I have a coating on my windshield, does it have to be removed before ExoShield ULTRA is installed?

Yes, we recommend that you remove any coatings or Rain-X on the windshield before installing ExoShield ULTRA using an alcohol-based solution (3 parts water, 1 part isopropyl alcohol). This will help to prevent any unwanted distortion or compromises to the optical quality of the film. If you'd like to apply coatings to ExoShield after it's installed, check out this blog post to see which ones we recommend.

How should I prep the windshield for installation?

A clean and contaminant-free windshield is essential for getting a high quality installation. We suggest thoroughly cleaning the windshield glass and all gaskets thoroughly before application. You will also want to make sure the space around you is clean and as dust-free as possible. For detailed cleaning instructions, please refer to Step 1 in the video.

Are ExoShield ULTRA kits compatible with aftermarket windshields?

ExoShield ULTRA kits were designed to fit OEM and OEE windshields. In most cases, they should be compatible with aftermarket windshields, but there may be some cases where the aftermarket windshield is significantly different and will not be compatible with the kit. We do not guarantee compatibility of ExoShield ULTRA kits with non-OEM windshields.

What happens if something goes wrong during the installation?

ExoShield ULTRA was designed to give you a quick and pain-free installation experience, but we get that sometimes things go wrong!

We strongly recommend going through the step-by-step instructional video to help you through some of the harder steps. If you can't find what you're looking for, or get stuck mid-installation, email or refer to your purchase confirmation email to speak with someone on the team.

How long will it take to install ExoShield ULTRA on my windshield?

ExoShield ULTRA can take between 10-30 minutes to install from start to finish. This will also depend on your past experience working with film and whether or not you have someone to help you (we recommend a second set of hands to make things easier).

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If you're looking for more, we have lots of other video and downloadable tools to help you nail the installation!

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Still need help?

If you've already received your ULTRA kit and need help with installation, please contact us via the instructions sent to you in your purchase confirmation email or reach out to