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Sep 12, 12:06pm - #273104 
NEW window TINT

Just got my car windows tinted yesterday. 5 in the back and 15 on the sides. What do you guys think?

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Sep 12, 12:09pm - #273105 
DARK! AND NICE!

and... ger rims~ lol


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Sep 12, 12:10pm - #273106 
heh can see the diff with ur sig too thumbsup

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Sep 12, 12:11pm - #273107 
looks good thumbsup


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Sep 12, 12:19pm - #273108 
looks good...

where'd you get em done and how much?

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Sep 12, 12:24pm - #273109 
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Sep 12, 12:29pm - #273110 
Originally Posted by Elec-FuYu
DARK! AND NICE!

and... ger rims~ lol


I know.

Originally Posted by xvtxboi508x
heh can see the diff with ur sig too thumbsup


Oops, I need to update my sig. rofl

Originally Posted by spaztikid
looks good...

where'd you get em done and how much?


Glad you asked Josh. Absolute Tint on Mission Gorge Pl. Its on the other side of the freeway from Qualcomm Stadium. 5 windows for $179. The three back windows have lifetime guarantee, film, labor, etc. Can't guarantee the two rollups because its illegal to tint them that dark (other than factory). Anyone interested, PM me and i'll send you the info.


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Sep 12, 12:35pm - #273111 
do you know what type of tinting brand they used?


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Sep 12, 12:36pm - #273112 
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Sep 12, 2:47pm - #273113 
Originally Posted by truboo
do you know what type of tinting brand they used?


LLumar. The best you can find! 7 years. 99% UV.


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Sep 12, 2:50pm - #273114 
Originally Posted by Sancho
Originally Posted by truboo
do you know what type of tinting brand they used?


LLumar. The best you can find! 7 years. 99% UV.


LLUMAR is the Best...my friend Eric used to work for them.

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Sep 12, 2:52pm - #273115 
Just FYI, if you're not familiar with California State Law, 70 is the limit for rollups, so what I have is definitely ILLEGAL. Be warned! wave


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Sep 12, 3:22pm - #273116 
what about 3M Brand?


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Sep 12, 4:02pm - #273117 
oh thanks for the info ...ur car is lookin good thumbsup


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Sep 12, 4:10pm - #273118 
i have 3m tint, the guy told me it was pretty good tint. it looks nice so im happy

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Sep 12, 4:57pm - #273119 
so is it LLUMAR or 3M????


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Sep 12, 4:59pm - #273120 
^^^money is not an issue when it comes to my tinting, as long as its the best.


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Sep 12, 5:28pm - #273121 
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Sep 12, 6:06pm - #273122 
Originally Posted by Traviesa86
looks good thumbsup


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Sep 12, 11:07pm - #273123 
in cali the front two windows can never be tinted.

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Sep 12, 11:55pm - #273124 
i would put a (okay) tint on the car and not care how good the tint was if i lived in a area like i do which tint is not legal... why waste ur money one sumthing you will get a ticket for and have to take off?

you get tint you pay about 150 for the tint
then the fix it ticket is 150
and then to take the tint off you have to pay about 150

total : 450 about

waste of money you can get a exhaust with that money

but if you live in a area its legal get... the BEST SHIT you can buy is the brand "LLUMAR" like stated above.

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Sep 13, 7:11am - #273126 
^^ it's just a risk you take

most cops won't pull you over for it, but if you get stopped they will write you a ticket for it.

All you gotta do it get an optomitrist to say you have sensitive eyes, and get them to write you a letter saying it's for medical reasons.


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Sep 13, 8:13am - #273127 
so much better than stock...

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Sep 13, 8:59pm - #273128 
I thought that you could tint the front/rollups 30% in CA.

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Sep 13, 9:21pm - #273129 
70%


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Sep 14, 9:04am - #273130 
^^^True

I've driven past couple police and they just keep going. I have my footwell cathodes on at night too and I haven't been pulled over. My front lisence plate is off too and thats illegal as well (In California).

Originally Posted by ravadude338
i would put a (okay) tint on the car and not care how good the tint was if i lived in a area like i do which tint is not legal... why waste ur money one sumthing you will get a ticket for and have to take off?

you get tint you pay about 150 for the tint
then the fix it ticket is 150
and then to take the tint off you have to pay about 150

total : 450 about

waste of money you can get a exhaust with that money

but if you live in a area its legal get... the BEST SHIT you can buy is the brand "LLUMAR" like stated above.

-chris


Actually I paid $179 for the tint, which is the best deal i got around town.

Fix it tickets usually don't cost anything, unless theres a fine attached to it (you're pulled over by a sheriff). Just take it to the police department and show them you fixed it. ticket gets written off. grin

To fix the windows, its $40/window, so $80 total.

Total is $260. If you ever see police and you get anxious, just roll the windows down. thumbsup


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Sep 14, 4:23pm - #273131 
california tint laws SUCK thumbsdown nice tint tho smile

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Sep 15, 10:42am - #273132 
just got my tint on yesterday. 13% all around. need to wash it and ill take some pics.

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Sep 15, 4:24pm - #273133 
Thanks guys (and Kristen happywink) for the compliments. I'm so glad I got this done. It looks great, keeps my car cold inside, and I haven't been rolled yet.

Originally Posted by Celica2k
just got my tint on yesterday. 13% all around. need to wash it and ill take some pics.


Thats gonna be about as dark as mine. Pics when you've got them.


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Sep 16, 7:07am - #273134 
gotta wait till i get ahold of my dad's digi cam. mine still has a few small bubbles around the edges of the back window and also has a couple little bubbles on the side window...will these go away after sitting in the sun for a while or what. it think the place told me the bubbles will go away after a couple days but i cant remember. also what do you not clean the inside of the windows with? was it amonia?

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Sep 16, 8:38am - #273135 
Originally Posted by Celica2k
gotta wait till i get ahold of my dad's digi cam. mine still has a few small bubbles around the edges of the back window and also has a couple little bubbles on the side window...will these go away after sitting in the sun for a while or what. it think the place told me the bubbles will go away after a couple days but i cant remember. also what do you not clean the inside of the windows with? was it amonia?


Bubbles are not going to go away. They were just telling you that so they wouldn't have to fix it. If they're really small and unnoticable, I wouldn't worry. After couple days, take it back. If they have warranty or guarantee on their work, it won't bubble or crack or peel. If you have Llumar brand tint, you can clean it with Windex. The guy told me to wait a couple weeks before I cleaned then.


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