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nasiman Feb 11, 3:28pm - #397358 

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what percent tint is best for my 00 Celica GT

i cant decide what percent to get im thinkin either 20 all around or 20% front 15% rear... ideas comments?

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PnOyGtS Feb 11, 3:59pm - #397359 

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15 all around
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Pissprinkler Feb 11, 4:05pm - #397360 

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I think the highest tint you can have legally will look the best.
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CRBN BLU Feb 11, 4:44pm - #397361 

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Originally Posted by Pissprinkler
I think the highest tint you can have legally will look the best.


I have to agree. I had lower than legal tint, and I got busted. It's just not worth the hassle to have tint that's legally too low. However, see if your state has medical exemption to allow for lower levels. I have a carbon blue GT with Mirror tint. It looked HOT!!

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Unfortunately, you can only have 70% all around. That'll just take the edge off the sun. It'll look smoky at best. Good luck though!!

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SmutasticGT Feb 11, 5:08pm - #397362 

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I have 20% all around, its alil bit illegal because my passenger and driver side windows are tinted the same as the back and the smaller windows...I tried to go legal but the guys told me that the drivers side and passenger sides need to be lighter the the rest but those are like the major windows on the car lol so i said F it and went illegal lol
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celicadragon Feb 11, 7:11pm - #397363 

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i know 35% is still illegal but isnt that the darkest people usually go thats illegal and still dont get bothered by the cops

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GTSdrifter Feb 13, 5:21am - #397364 

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i really like my setup:

rear windshield -> 15%
2 rear triangles -> 5%
front side windows -> 35%

im gonna get the front winshield tinted 50% soon
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ChubbyCox Feb 13, 6:37am - #397365 

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MptGlw69 Feb 13, 6:42am - #397366 
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I have 13% on 3 back windows & strip on winshield(which I would def. recommend) and 32% on front sides. The 32% is illegal, but i've passed by many cops so far and haven't gotten pulled over.
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maingear Feb 13, 6:50am - #397367 

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I have 5% all around with a 5% brow. Dr's note has me covered.. it reads that I have light sensitivity and recomends tent in excess of 5%. I told my DR that my celica is so low that the 18 wheelers blind me in my Mirrors and it causes near misses on a weekley bases (i do most of my driving at night). I told her that I have been driving with the tint and love it I just needed to me legel.
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SurgicalRizz Feb 13, 7:43am - #397368 

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^^^^^^^^ Thats fuckin great, I work with a lot of doctors, I might have to do that thumbsup

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maingear Feb 13, 8:56am - #397369 

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Be sure they put it in your Medical File Just in case the police call the Dr's office. The prescription will have the dr's phone number on it and they might call to verify
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hombredelassrtas Feb 13, 5:43pm - #397370 

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wow ahtas awsome. i want that. yea i have darkest legal form frotn windows (which isnt to dar) then like 20 on rears

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cycocelica Feb 13, 6:35pm - #397371 

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anything below 20%
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bmw52786 Feb 13, 7:21pm - #397372 

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i have 15% all around! thumbsup

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ghostingcelica Feb 13, 7:32pm - #397373 
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i have 5% all around and 13% in front. very very illegal
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nasiman Feb 14, 5:12am - #397374 

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i think ill go 30% to 35% front || 15% all around back...

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dougied Feb 14, 5:13am - #397375 
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Limo tint :-D
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nasiman Feb 14, 5:24am - #397376 

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lol

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celicadragon Feb 14, 4:54pm - #397377 

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my only question is, cant you tell the difference of the shades of tint when you mix them? would nt that look weirder than just one shade all around?

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bajoconstruction Feb 16, 5:18pm - #397378 

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Originally Posted by maingear
I have 5% all around with a 5% brow. Dr's note has me covered.. it reads that I have light sensitivity and recomends tent in excess of 5%. I told my DR that my celica is so low that the 18 wheelers blind me in my mirrors and it causes near misses on a weekley bases (i do most of my driving at night). I told her that I have been driving with the tint and love it I just needed to me legel.

Sweet, I'll have to see if this law applies in AZ! I know several doctors!
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renfield90 Feb 17, 4:21am - #397379 

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In Arizona I believe 5% all around is legal.

There's a list somewhere that specifies what's legal in each state. Arizona was 5% in the front and no restriction in the back.
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xmangt1 Feb 17, 4:30am - #397380 

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The blacker the better!!! F**k da Police!!!
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andrews Feb 17, 4:35am - #397381 

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v4shj16 Feb 17, 4:35am - #397382 

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lol this is a noob question but , what does the % mean . is 100% like abosoluttly (sp) black and 1% liek hardly a tint at all?i have tints too, and i kept it legal but i forgot wat i have, thanks.
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renfield90 Feb 17, 5:03am - #397383 

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The percentage is how much light is getting through. For example, 100% would be no tint at all, because 100% of the light is passing through, but 5% would mean that only 5% of light is getting through.
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v4shj16 Feb 17, 5:05am - #397384 

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oooooooooooo, i get it. thanks i think im gonna tint my front windsheild. wat % would you suggest
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xmangt1 Feb 17, 5:18am - #397385 

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I definitely wouldn't tint my front windshield.
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v4shj16 Feb 17, 8:15am - #397386 

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y not.
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ExNihilo Feb 17, 9:27pm - #397387 
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Originally Posted by renfield90
In Arizona I believe 5% all around is legal.

There's a list somewhere that specifies what's legal in each state. Arizona was 5% in the front and no restriction in the back.


Haha, that's funny. When I got my Celi, I got it tinted, and just told them to put the maximum possible and still be legal (I'm in Arizona). I don't really know what I've got, but its pretty dark. Can I take to a tint shop and get it measured?

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ExNihilo Feb 17, 9:28pm - #397388 
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Originally Posted by renfield90
In Arizona I believe 5% all around is legal.

There's a list somewhere that specifies what's legal in each state. Arizona was 5% in the front and no restriction in the back.


Haha, that's funny. When I got my Celi, I got it tinted, and just told them to put the maximum possible and still be legal (I'm in Arizona). I don't really know what I've got, but its pretty dark. Can I take it to a tint shop and get it measured?

300,000 KM/Sec. Its not just a good idea, its the law.
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renfield90 Feb 17, 9:36pm - #397389 

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Umm, some tint shops have the right equipment for it...I'm not too familiar with how it works, but it measures the amount of light coming through the windshield.

Originally Posted by v4shj16
oooooooooooo, i get it. thanks i think im gonna tint my front windsheild. wat % would you suggest


BTW, when I said 5% front no limit rear, I mean 5% for the front side windows (not the windshield), and no limit for the back sides and the rear. It is illegal anywhere to tint your front windshield (with the exception of a small strip at the top in some states), and I really doubt any shop in their right mind would do it for you. Not to mention the fact that it would be very stupid, and you'd be pulled over for it and slapped with a fine.
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