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opinion on window tint #127787 Mar 17, 3:01pm Mar 17, 3:01pm
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opinion on window tint
i'm getting my windows tinted this weekend and unsure how dark to go, any suggestions?

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127788 Mar 17, 3:05pm Mar 17, 3:05pm
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as dark as your local law lets you go. the darker the better 'cuz that way people can't see what you have in the back seat.

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not too dark...dark enuff so that you can see out the back at night

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thanx

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get it done legally so you won't get a ticket rice


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127792 Mar 17, 3:25pm Mar 17, 3:25pm
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dont go darker than 15% if you are getting a black film, they are hard to see out at night when too dark.

silver film you can go as few %s as you want, they wont affect visions at night.


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: Elec-FuYu] #127793 Mar 17, 3:32pm Mar 17, 3:32pm

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legal limit but thats me cops around here are so strict on tint. My friend gets pulled practically every week and his tints are legal.

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Originally Posted by spyder00367
legal limit but thats me cops around here are so strict on tint. My friend gets pulled practically every week and his tints are legal.


i got pulled over for 35% beware...


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127795 Mar 17, 5:29pm Mar 17, 5:29pm
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10-15% is good i think.


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: eric_h] #127796 Mar 17, 5:33pm Mar 17, 5:33pm
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Originally Posted by eric_h
Originally Posted by spyder00367
legal limit but thats me cops around here are so strict on tint. My friend gets pulled practically every week and his tints are legal.


i got pulled over for 35% beware...


Window tinting laws, by state:

https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_196613_0_collapsed_5__1.html


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127797 Mar 17, 6:03pm Mar 17, 6:03pm
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15%

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127798 Mar 17, 7:47pm Mar 17, 7:47pm
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Ive got 10% all around even 12 inches down on the windshield, and (knock on wood) never been pulled over. But, like everyone said, it's a b*tch to see out of at night.

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: Psquared] #127799 Mar 17, 7:49pm Mar 17, 7:49pm
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Originally Posted by Psquared
Ive got 10% all around even 12 inches down on the windshield, and (knock on wood) never been pulled over. But, like everyone said, it's a b*tch to see out of at night.


I have the exact same thing...What are the odds!!

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127800 Mar 17, 7:50pm Mar 17, 7:50pm
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21% looks pretty good.

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127801 Mar 17, 7:58pm Mar 17, 7:58pm
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I have 20% on my car, looks really good and never had any probs with police(legal limit 35%). I wanted 15, but the shop only went down to 20 an i was in a hurry =/


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: v3n0m] #127802 Mar 17, 9:57pm Mar 17, 9:57pm
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Originally Posted by v3n0m
as dark as your local law lets you go. the darker the better 'cuz that way people can't see what you have in the back seat.

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Originally Posted by Psquared
Ive got 10% all around even 12 inches down on the windshield, and (knock on wood) never been pulled over. But, like everyone said, it's a b*tch to see out of at night.


how much it cost you?

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: Broklee] #127804 Mar 17, 10:09pm Mar 17, 10:09pm
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Go to 0%. Then get spinners so it looks like your wheels aren't moving when you drive. If you're lucky, the cops won't be able to see anyone in the car and will think that it moving is just an illusion.


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: RevMonster] #127805 Mar 17, 10:10pm Mar 17, 10:10pm
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
Go to 0%. Then get spinners so it looks like your wheels aren't moving when you drive. If you're lucky, the cops won't be able to see anyone in the car and will think that it moving is just an illusion.


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127806 Mar 17, 10:16pm Mar 17, 10:16pm
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i would get 20% all around, or get 20% in the back and 35% for the front


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127807 Mar 18, 10:41am Mar 18, 10:41am
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I used to live in FLorida where they don't give an ass about tint because its so bright...I had 5% tint on my last vahicle and had to roll down the windows to be able to turn at night...I say if you want really dark then go 15% on the sides, and 20% on the back glass and you'd probably be ok

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127808 Mar 18, 8:15pm Mar 18, 8:15pm
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if you look at (grcelica) profile and look at his car it has 5% on the back and the two back sides and on the front it has 35%. can still see good and should not get hasled.cops just want to be able to see the people in the car.I have 5% all the way around on mine.you cant see in even in the day time with your hands on the glass.its hard to see at nite with no street lites have already paid my third fine but most cops leave me alone i just know where not to go and my three fines are from the same two cops go figure. thumbsup
REMEMBER---say you get 5% on the back remeber when it dries"bakes on" it will be darker. mine is 5% once it dried the light meter showed it as 3% any more questions just ask

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127809 Mar 18, 8:20pm Mar 18, 8:20pm
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Anyone know the tint laws for florida? I just changed my car over from Maryland, and up there it was 35% I think.. I definitely want something a little darker

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Originally Posted by Evan
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Go to 0%. Then get spinners so it looks like your wheels aren't moving when you drive. If you're lucky, the cops won't be able to see anyone in the car and will think that it moving is just an illusion.


wtf rofl


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: Krocdawg] #127811 Mar 18, 8:45pm Mar 18, 8:45pm
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Originally Posted by Krocdawg
Anyone know the tint laws for florida? I just changed my car over from Maryland, and up there it was 35% I think.. I definitely want something a little darker



Originally Posted by Evan


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Originally Posted by Krocdawg
Anyone know the tint laws for florida? I just changed my car over from Maryland, and up there it was 35% I think.. I definitely want something a little darker



Originally Posted by Evan


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Originally Posted by Heat
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Anyone know the tint laws for florida? I just changed my car over from Maryland, and up there it was 35% I think.. I definitely want something a little darker



Originally Posted by Evan

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Originally Posted by supra996
if you look at (grcelica) profile and look at his car it has 5% on the back and the two back sides and on the front it has 35%. can still see good and should not get hasled.cops just want to be able to see the people in the car.I have 5% all the way around on mine.you cant see in even in the day time with your hands on the glass.its hard to see at nite with no street lites have already paid my third fine but most cops leave me alone i just know where not to go and my three fines are from the same two cops go figure. thumbsup
REMEMBER---say you get 5% on the back remeber when it dries"bakes on" it will be darker. mine is 5% once it dried the light meter showed it as 3% any more questions just ask

Yeah, greg has some nice tint. Looks really sweet in person.

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Originally Posted by Krocdawg
Anyone know the tint laws for florida? I just changed my car over from Maryland, and up there it was 35% I think.. I definitely want something a little darker


28% in the front and 15% in the back is the darkest you can go in FL.

I have 30% in the front and 15% in the back...and yes, SOME Fl cops care about tint...I work at a court house and I see those types of tickets all the time. The cops usually don't pull people over just for their tint...they usually reserve those tickets if you start to piss them off laughsilly

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127816 Mar 18, 11:24pm Mar 18, 11:24pm
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im really low on money so i ended up coloring my windows with a permanent marker. looks great and smells good too!!

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: 2003cbgts] #127817 Mar 19, 1:36am Mar 19, 1:36am
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Originally Posted by 2003cbgts
im really low on money so i ended up coloring my windows with a permanent marker. looks great and smells good too!!

what? you are joking right?

Re: opinion on window tint [Re: 2003cbgts] #127818 Mar 19, 6:23am Mar 19, 6:23am
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Originally Posted by 2003cbgts
im really low on money so i ended up coloring my windows with a permanent marker. looks great and smells good too!!


Bling bling!!! LOL

Serously, In Alberta canada, you are NOT allowed to tint the side windows at all but people do it all the time. I have my side and wedge windows at 35% since I hate the look where the wedges are really dark, and the sides have nothing or not as much. They are dark but you can still see in a bit. Like the outline of my face but not my features.

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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: celigirl03] #127819 Mar 19, 9:34am Mar 19, 9:34am
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im getting 25% on front sides and on smaller sides and back getting 15%


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Re: opinion on window tint [Re: gtstrdstyle] #127820 Mar 19, 10:21pm Mar 19, 10:21pm
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Originally Posted by gtstrdstyle
im getting 25% on front sides and on smaller sides and back getting 15%


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