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00celica00gt
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Dec 16, 2:35pm - #353041 
tint

does tint really make the car look that much better? I am thinking about getting 20% or 35% all around. Should i go for it? what do you guys think? Car is black also.

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Dec 16, 3:05pm - #353042 
tint looks best on a black car. go for all around with the darkest allowed on the lighest allowed (get it?) so, if you can get Mirror on back, but only 35% on sides, get 35% all around.


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Dec 16, 3:12pm - #353043 
Yes it looks good. Does anyone know what the stock windows are tinted including the front windshield?


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Dec 16, 3:13pm - #353044 
i got 27 on the sides and 18 everywhere else here's what it looks like

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tint will make a black celica look much better

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Dec 16, 3:32pm - #353045 
tint makes a car look a whole lot better. just got mine this morning, 22% all around. grin hope cops dont pull me over


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Dec 16, 3:54pm - #353046 
27% looks really light. mabye i should get 20% all around.


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Dec 16, 3:55pm - #353047 
Originally Posted by 00celica00gt
27% looks really light. mabye i should get 20% all around.


I think thats because of the angle. You will get tickets for 20% most likely unless its just the back like his.


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Dec 16, 3:58pm - #353048 
man we can get 35-50 here, thats some dark tint. I had 50 and it looked slick as hell,but you cant see anything unless you roll down the window

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Dec 16, 4:02pm - #353049 
Originally Posted by sickcelica696
man we can get 35-50 here, thats some dark tint. I had 50 and it looked slick as hell,but you cant see anything unless you roll down the window


50??? If I was to get tint I was thinking around 40-50 but I am not sure how dark the stock windows are.


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Dec 16, 4:08pm - #353050 
it's the angle. here's another pic of it.

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Dec 16, 4:43pm - #353051 
Just to verify... lower number = darker tint right? So 5 means 5% of light comes thru, ie. dark dark tint... sometimes i read posts and i think i have it backwards cause people are talking about numbers like 50... wouldnt 50 be super light tint? confused

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Dec 16, 5:43pm - #353052 
Originally Posted by JohnnyRad
Just to verify... lower number = darker tint right? So 5 means 5% of light comes thru, ie. dark dark tint... sometimes i read posts and i think i have it backwards cause people are talking about numbers like 50... wouldnt 50 be super light tint? confused


Correct. Either way 50 percent would be half and half so I was confused as well why he said he needed to roll down his windows.


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Dec 16, 5:47pm - #353053 
15 Percent would look good.. Check mine out

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Dec 16, 5:55pm - #353054 
Originally Posted by JAYD
15 Percent would look good.. Check mine out


Looks good before the big fat ticket. tongue


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Dec 16, 6:04pm - #353055 
^hehehe
I have 35% all around. If you take it to a decent tint shop that has experience they will know how to match the new tints to keep you legal. I think 35% is really nice, it's legal in Ma and it's also really functional but at the same time is dark enough to look nice. I used like 50% film on my sides and it came out to about 36% if you were looking for a benchmark The reason I know is because they very next day I got inspected and they gave me a light test before they would pass me.

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Dec 16, 7:02pm - #353056 
lovin that car jayd thumbsup

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