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Old 03-25-2009, 11:33 AM   #1
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How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I know I want at least 10%, and maybe even 5%. Which one looks better?
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I've never seen 10% in person, but I can't imagine there would be much difference between the 2. At that level there is such little light being let through that it would be a minimal difference.

I would say just go with the 5 and be done since both are illegal anyhow. lol
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I've never seen 10% in person, but I can't imagine there would be much difference between the 2. At that level there is such little light being let through that it would be a minimal difference.

I would say just go with the 5 and be done since both are illegal anyhow. lol
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i have 5% and its perfect. the only problem is i have to roll my window down to back up at night lol
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I went with 5% and I had to pay cash for it, since they're not "supposed" to put it on since it's illegal. What sucks is I had to leave my car overnight because they have to take the old tint off (it was on it when I bought it, like 35% or some****) and that takes forever.
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

Ok, just picked it up, and it looks pretty nice. It's not as dark as I had expected, but still nice none-the-less. I might go back and get another layer added to my back and side windows, it all just depends on how dark it is at night.
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

stay legal, where ever that is
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Ok, just picked it up, and it looks pretty nice. It's not as dark as I had expected, but still nice none-the-less. I might go back and get another layer added to my back and side windows, it all just depends on how dark it is at night.
It will be the same, only darker.

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stay legal, where ever that is
40-50% doesn't cut it...
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

it's 15% on everything except the windshield, and i think i've already broken that law, haha.
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

damn you guys are lucky i can't have any tint except for the 1/4 window and back glass
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

same here... I'm going to find an optometrist that'll write me a tint prescription... then I can have 15% all around
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I know a guy with a foxbody that painted the back glass black. I think you should go that route
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I know a guy with a foxbody that painted the back glass black. I think you should go that route
and we shall call it "0%"
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

we shall
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

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we shall
he spoke the words and it was good
as a side note, I debated painting my quarter windows black... I think the tint is better... I just have to fix this damn window so I can get the sides tinted.

I've gotten the new (used) window motor and regulator here... removed the window bracket from it... just waiting for a decent day to do the swap. I am really feeling confident that it'll go well.
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I got faith in you
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

what is the fine for you guys if you have your windows tinted?
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I donno I've never got a ticket for it. but I've had limo tint on a lot of my ticket
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

I believe there are two options up here...
1) you remove the tint on scene
2) ~$180? and you remove the tint
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

now what were you talking about painting your windows?
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

It's less than 180, it's usually around 110-120 with court costs. Although, I've never been pulled over for it.
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

sucky thing is if the cops think you may have beer in the car thats all the reason they need to pull you over
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Re: How dark should I get my windows tinted?

Only thing is I'm smart enough to do my drinking at home, without the need for a vehicle. Besides, the legal limit here is .08%.
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