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20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? #21880 Jun 19, 12:24pm Jun 19, 12:24pm
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20% tinted all the way arround... too risky?
hey guys i just wanna know what you think, i was thinking to get my windows tinted al the way arround with 20%... is this too risky???? i think the limit here in Virginia is 35%.. confused

Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21881 Jun 19, 12:28pm Jun 19, 12:28pm
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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21882 Jun 19, 12:41pm Jun 19, 12:41pm
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too risky for what???

It all depends on how much attention YOU draw to your car as you are driving it and what placed YOU hang out at... A person could have limmo tint on their mini-van and never get cited for it

I usta drive like an ass and get cited for my tint every 4 months... but now I drive like I dont need another ticket and I havent got pulled over in about a year - nore do I see myself getting pulled over any time soon thumbsup

BTW... as long as your car is parked on public streets, city officers can ticket you for whatever is in violation of that city's code.

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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21883 Jun 19, 1:44pm Jun 19, 1:44pm
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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21884 Jun 19, 3:32pm Jun 19, 3:32pm
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20% will only be asking for it, my friend has 35 % aftermarket in a honda accord and hes a safe driver, got pulled over 4 times in maryland. just my 2 cents. get anyone you want my friend. dont forget your celica is also a car that cops like messing with . wave


Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21885 Jun 19, 4:54pm Jun 19, 4:54pm
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i would say get what you feel is good because you don't want one too dark. So check all the percentages first and what they look like.


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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21886 Jun 19, 5:06pm Jun 19, 5:06pm
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I have limo tint all around...

Cops stare hard at me but I don't care because I don't speed or anything.

Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: Steven] #21887 Jun 19, 5:25pm Jun 19, 5:25pm
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Originally Posted by Steven
I have limo tint all around...

Cops stare hard at me but I don't care because I don't speed or anything.


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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21888 Jun 19, 6:25pm Jun 19, 6:25pm
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you guys are brave, thumbs up to you ... thumbsup


Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21889 Jun 19, 6:50pm Jun 19, 6:50pm
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Originally Posted by latin_guy
hey guys i just wanna know what you think, i was thinking to get my windows tinted al the way arround with 20%... is this too risky???? i think the limit here in Virginia is 35%.. confused
well here in cali a tints a tint and i think its all illegall if im not mistaken...and dependino n the popo ...wether he's a BEEYATCH...or a coo yet still gay cop...


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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21890 Jun 19, 7:15pm Jun 19, 7:15pm

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Stupid question but how do cops know if the tints are illegal just by looking at it? Couldn't you just say the tint is legal? Also, how much is a ticket for illegal window tinting? Thanks alot!

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Originally Posted by spyder00367
Stupid question but how do cops know if the tints are illegal just by looking at it? Couldn't you just say the tint is legal? Also, how much is a ticket for illegal window tinting? Thanks alot!


i guess there is a tint meter but here in new hampshire no cop has one so they don't give tickets they try but can't prove it

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Originally Posted by spyder00367
Stupid question but how do cops know if the tints are illegal just by looking at it? Couldn't you just say the tint is legal? Also, how much is a ticket for illegal window tinting? Thanks alot!


There are portable tint meters. They just put it on the glass and it tells how dark the tint is. Also, common sense applies... everyone can tell if a car has limo tint, and (in most states) it is totally illegal. They could write you a ticket based on that, then it would be on you to prove it was legal. Sucks, but that's how it is.


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I got a combo... 20% on the rear hatch and 2 rear corners. Then 35% on the side front and 5% sun strip. The tint is Platinum chrome... draws attention, but so does everything else on my car...


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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: SHI_GTS] #21894 Jun 20, 6:00pm Jun 20, 6:00pm
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Originally Posted by SHI_GTS
I got a combo... 20% on the rear hatch and 2 rear corners. Then 35% on the side front and 5% sun strip. The tint is Platinum chrome... draws attention, but so does everything else on my car...


it looks great with your silver thumbsup


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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: latin_guy] #21895 Jun 21, 7:04am Jun 21, 7:04am
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I believe in most states you are allowed 20% on the back windows and only 35% on the front...I have 20% all around and have never got a ticket when I have been pulled over for speeding. Just roll both of ur windows down.

Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: MXer451] #21896 Jun 21, 12:49pm Jun 21, 12:49pm
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depends on the cops in your area. i had limo tint (5%) on my infinit g20 and i got so many tint tickets i just eventually stripped the tint off. and yes, limo tint is very easy to tell, and no light meter is necessary. also, most cops here have light meters frown. i have 35% titanium tint all the way around, which is legal here(only allowed 35% all the way around in MO). so make a wise decision, stripping tint is annoying lol frown.

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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: Bradcelica] #21897 Jun 22, 8:39am Jun 22, 8:39am
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in colorado the law is, you can put whatever tint you want to on your back windows, but if the back windows are darker than 35% (the legal limit here) then you cant put any kind of tint on your front windows. i got a 20% all the way around my car, and have had it for almost a year with no problems. i got a ticket at a car show for not having a front License Plate (you have to have a front and back License Plate in colorado), but not for my tint. so a lot of it depends on the cops. the ones here dont really care unless you are an ass to the guy. i have some friends with limo tints and they drive like asses wherever they go, but only one has gotten a ticket and it was actually good. the cop was gonna give him a moving violation ticket but gave him the choice of having it changed to an illegal tint ticket so he went with the tint.


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Re: 20% tinted all the way arround... too risky? [Re: Bradcelica] #21898 Jun 22, 10:26am Jun 22, 10:26am
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Originally Posted by Bradcelica
depends on the cops in your area. i had limo tint (5%) on my infinit g20 and i got so many tint tickets i just eventually stripped the tint off. and yes, limo tint is very easy to tell, and no light meter is necessary. also, most cops here have light meters frown. i have 35% titanium tint all the way around, which is legal here(only allowed 35% all the way around in MO). so make a wise decision, stripping tint is annoying lol frown.

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Unless something changed in the last 2 months it was Unlimited tint in the back and 35% up front in Missouri hon. That is of Jan 1st.


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Originally Posted by Caerie


Unless something changed in the last 2 months it was Unlimited tint in the back and 35% up front in Missouri hon. That is of Jan 1st.


"Additional Note: Took effect Feb 14, 2002. Original law banned tint on the front side windows but allowed anything behind and then changed in 2001 for 35% NET on ALL windows and in 2002 changed to 35% NET on front side windows but once again, anything behind goes ! "

my bad, i had my tint done in 2001 (see my vehicle yr?)... it changed again in 2002. i havent kept up since i already have my tint lmao(i'm lazy-didnt keep udated). also, tint is no longer a part of MO vehicle inspections "hon", but thnx for correcting me thumbsup, always good to know the latest version of the law grin.

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oops, didn't mean to offend with the use of the term "hon". I use hon and babe a lot smile I meant no disrespect by using this word. smile
And your welcome on the update, i just had mine done like 2 months ago, that's how I know.


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thx caerie, and no i wasnt offended grin cheers. i just put quotes because you said it grin thumbsup. and ya correct me anytime i'm wrong , i'd wrather be wrong and get corrected with the right info. thx again caerie

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