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May 26, 7:30am - #185993 
color tints... what do you guys think about it?

Last sat. i went to get a tint and man they did a horrible job. the guy had dirt in some spots, the rear windows tint wasnt cut straight, there were lil bent marks on the tints... it was f***ed up. I was mad. i made them take off the tint and got my money back. thats the last time im going to that place.

anyways i found this other tint shop, which is more professional. they have all sorts of tints. Im trying to decide between a 35% blue tint or a 30%Mirror tint. what do you guys think.?


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May 26, 7:30am - #185994 
ewwwwwwwww no thumbsdown puke rice

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May 26, 7:31am - #185995 
Black, color just dosen't look right. Don't get Mirror, not to tasteful. But its your car, get whatever you want. thumbsup

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May 26, 7:35am - #185996 
i like it simple, just black thumbsup


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May 26, 7:38am - #185997 
I don't like the color tints .. they're tacky to me. As for the Mirror, it would look alright if you had something to offset it, like chrome rims.

Black always looks the best though thumbsup

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May 26, 7:51am - #185998 
^^^ i have gunmetal rims w/ a chrome polish lip if that helps?


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May 26, 9:00am - #185999 
duwd get a really dark gold tint.. that rox


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May 26, 9:24am - #186000 
ok Mirror is so horrible words cant even explain..um..light blue like the ones that come on the benz clk.wouldnt b bad since you have a blue car..but eep it SUPRE LIGHT..like abrely noticable..jsut a little glimmer of blue when you hit the right angle..but overal ..black is the way to go..persoanlyl i took my tints off..looks so much nicer..tints look cheap sometimes..

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May 26, 9:28am - #186001 
I think the colors tend to seem like a good idea when you're shopping around, but once it's on your car I think it's only a matter of time before it looses it's novelty.

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May 26, 9:38am - #186002 
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May 26, 9:42am - #186003 
BLACK tint thumbsup


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May 26, 9:58am - #186004 
get whatever you like. thumbsup

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May 26, 1:05pm - #186005 
get what ever you think looks good. it's your car and it shouldn't matter what other people think... thumbsup
my personal opinion: BLACK/SMOKE GREY
color tint looks real tacky... and Mirror tint looks good on luxury cars only IMO

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May 26, 1:20pm - #186006 
I like the look of black tint on any car


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May 26, 2:39pm - #186007 
no...keep it simple...but if you like it go for it thumbsup

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May 26, 11:21pm - #186008 
theres a spectra blue celica around here with blue mirrior tint it looks good


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May 26, 11:23pm - #186009 
I prefer just reg. black thumbsup

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May 27, 12:03am - #186010 
theres a blu celi w/ blu tint and blu rims in my area, I just point and laugh everytime I see it rofl


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May 27, 12:21am - #186011 
Since your car is blue, the blue might not look so bad.. (ive seen it before)... Mirror tint is ok if you got something to carry it out through the rest of the car.. but i like black above all.

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May 27, 12:27am - #186012 
how mutch is the Mirror tint at 35% can you see in?
if you cant see in i wudd gonne for that , i havent really seen it for real so spineyes

and blue is nice but then i wudd only go for a little so you just can see the blue from some angels like the new mercedes

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May 27, 4:04am - #186013 
you kno wat would look good wen usin color is if you put both...like a blue tint first then the top layer would be light smoke black tint. It would look dark blue...seen it before and it looked nice. I wanna get it but costs too much. I asked around and it would cost 220 jus for the blue and 140 for the smoke...


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May 27, 6:33am - #186014 
here it cost 190 for the blue. Its not like a royal blue. The tint looks more like a dark blue to me. The tint shop said he'll put a sample on my windows to see what it'll look like, If it looks nice ima get it. if not ima go wit the 30% black tint.

yeah i asked the guy about the double tint. He said it'll cost another job. 160+160 = 320... ouch... to much for a tint.

Maybe i can do the tint in black myself it looks easy to do. all i have to do is cut it to the shape of the window and stick it on. I seen it how it was done at the first shop I went to. It looks so easy. After that i can go and get the shop to put the blue tint on. What do you think?


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May 27, 6:39am - #186015 
That new light blue that mercedes have is nice. I saw a mercedes with it this morning.

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May 27, 11:54am - #186016 
the ones that comes with luxury cars like the mercedes are not tints. those are actually the glass itself...


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May 27, 11:56am - #186017 
well, then their glass is nice! rofl

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May 27, 1:50pm - #186018 
hahaa yea they do look nice. The reason i kno that its the glass itself is because i knew i guy where i used to work and he did tints...


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May 27, 1:55pm - #186019 
I think color tints are pretty queer, I prefer just plain normal tints...but get whatever you like... thumbsup

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May 27, 1:58pm - #186020 
i like some of the color tint i would get blue thumbsup


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May 27, 2:00pm - #186021 
Colored tints= thumbsdown Black is the only way to do it.

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May 27, 2:33pm - #186022 
anything other than black is rice as far as I'm concerned

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May 27, 2:34pm - #186023 
^^ i know mercedes and other luxury car companies have used a slight bluish complexion on their windows and that's fine. But the ricers who get any color of the rainbow on their windows need to die.

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May 27, 2:44pm - #186024 
I personally think color tint looks horrible...I can't imagine having to look through colored glass everyday...

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May 27, 3:01pm - #186025 
i think dark blue is fine...but color ones like red green and any other color is gay even the regular blue tint alone.


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May 27, 3:09pm - #186026 
colored tints are gay. the only color tint that should be made is black

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May 27, 3:53pm - #186027 
I am getting purple tints on my car

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May 27, 4:11pm - #186028 
I had them tint my car when I first bought it, which was a year ago. I got 50% on the front 2 windows (and sides), and 30% on the back hatch. Lately I have been thinking that it needs to go darker. cool

They said they could strip and retint the doors and side windows at 30% to match the back, but it would be $100.


Do you think thats too much $ for such a little drop? Do think I would even notice a difference? confused



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May 27, 4:39pm - #186029 
black. its the best hands down


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May 28, 6:55am - #186030 
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May 28, 10:48am - #186031 
I don't know about the color tint, but I have a 30% Mirror tint on my black celi, and I think it looks really good. It is very subtle. Not flashy at all. I was really happy with it.


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