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Sep 25, 11:20am - #48091 
grrrr... got a ticket for tinted front windows

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Sep 25, 11:22am - #48092 
tickets are no fun frown


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Sep 25, 11:23am - #48093 
That sucks...Never had one yet...(knock on wood) grin

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Sep 25, 11:28am - #48094 
I love how the police can have limo tinted windows all around...

Gotta love those Nazi's!

There was one today issuing stop sign runners tickets today at an intersection that looks like this:


I didn't get one because I saw him from my apartment, but I did yell "Why don't you go solve one of the 4,391 unsovlved murders in Frederick County?!"

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Sep 25, 11:33am - #48095 
you know i see cops on cell phones all the time too. hey that give me an idea for a new post...

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Sep 25, 1:29pm - #48096 
Originally Posted by Justice
you know i see cops on cell phones all the time too. hey that give me an idea for a new post...
same here but we can get tickets if talkin on the phone while driving unless on hands free why can't they be on handsfree?

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Sep 25, 3:31pm - #48097 
i hate cops...they can never do anything for you when you need them and then they go and fuck you over because your going 5 over the speed limit. thumbsdown

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Sep 25, 4:06pm - #48098 
whats the percentage of your tint glitch?


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Sep 25, 5:55pm - #48099 
I feel for ya man... I used to have tinted windows until I got pulled over twice for them...$65 first time, $90 the next and a threat to impound my car...lmao wtf ohboy angry


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Sep 26, 12:45am - #48100 
Originally Posted by Street Prototype
whats the percentage of your tint glitch?


i'd say about 30% which is blatantly illegal in california rofl

i tried to play it off like 'i thought that it could be tinted a certain amount'... but it didn't work frown


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Sep 26, 8:09am - #48101 
well like i have said before i drive by a police station infested with lapd here where i work...and not once have i got pulled over by my tints (i even got a thumbs up from a cop who was looking at my stock car w/ tints). i have had my tints now since december of 02' and not one problem. i think if you draw attention to yourself the more likely you will get stopped. revving your engine, going a little over the speed limit, having decals all over the place, and body kits and spoilers don't help either...not saying all these are bad, but consider this:

if a GT300 with no tints and no illegal mods were to ride with me side by side with my "stockish" car...where do you think the cop's eyes will turn to when he's trying to make his quota...our cars draw enough attention. the more "attention grabing" details you put on your car the less "stealthy" you become. thumbsup

ps-another example...a guy at newcelica.org who has the same set up as i do gets pulled over all the time for his aftermarket lights and TRD exhaust..why?...again maybe he was driving in a way that would get people's attention. because you may like the sound of your exhaust but to a cops ears it screams "pop my Hood and check for CARB".. thumbsup lets' just be carefull guys rice


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Sep 26, 9:37am - #48102 
it's the end of the month, they gotta fill their quota

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Sep 26, 12:04pm - #48103 
my car is fully stock! i even stopped for three friggin seconds at a stop sign, checked both sides before i started to go. he was just waiting for me across the street being an a$$hole angry


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Sep 26, 12:09pm - #48104 
Originally Posted by glitch
my car is fully stock! i even stopped for three friggin seconds at a stop sign, checked both sides before i started to go. he was just waiting for me across the street being an a$$hole angry


what a d*ck...maybe he drives a geo at home... confused rofl


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yoru such a clown, i wish you lived in nyc, i would love to just give you the beating that youve probably never gotten in your life.
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Sep 26, 12:27pm - #48105 
i wouldn't doubt it rofl


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Dec 8, 1:16pm - #48106 
busted


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Dec 8, 5:55pm - #48107 
yeah, cops are a pain. the traffic cops over here (probably most other places also) are trained to look for what is legal and what is not (tint, along with exhausts, headers, too much nitrous shot, etc.)...its almost not worth it to do anything illegal to your car here unless you know some cops or courthouse people

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Dec 8, 5:56pm - #48108 
Originally Posted by celica2kgts
Originally Posted by Justice
you know i see cops on cell phones all the time too. hey that give me an idea for a new post...
same here but we can get tickets if talkin on the phone while driving unless on hands free why can't they be on handsfree?


we can talk on cell phones here, but it still pisses cops off. they're likely to follow you and when you make one mental mistake they'll pull you over for "reckless driving"

sounds ridiculous, but it happens a lot.

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Dec 8, 6:10pm - #48109 
Originally Posted by glitch
hold me cry


rofl rofl that cracked me up...

sucks that you got busted for your tint though... i had to take my tint off my 3000GT after it had been on there for 6 1/2 years!!! i was pissed! still am a little angry


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Dec 8, 10:49pm - #48110 
Tinting is one of the few things I can understand a cop getting upset about, especially if they are state police.

Officers need to be able to see into the car in order to survive and they really do get nervous about that type of thing. I remember one of the two tickets I've ever recieved was a few years ago by the state police. The two officers were wlaking up to my car and I just rolled down my windows and they both sort of rushed towards the car to see what I was doing with their hands on their guns. Had me a bit nervous but I did apologize I could tell they were more then a bit nervous themselves. But coming from the are I do I just never would have thought about something like that until then.

So if they can get nervous about that imagine how a cop feels walking up to a car by himself and to a car with full limo tint that they can't even see in. For all they know the guy has a gun pointed at them behind the window.

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Dec 9, 12:01am - #48111 
What a bunch of jackers, sorry about the ticket.

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Dec 9, 9:39pm - #48112 
solution: just roll ur windows down asap when you see a pig. and try to avoid parking outside so you wont get a ticket

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Dec 9, 11:38pm - #48113 
we're allowed up to 30 or 35% tint over here which is good. whats the limit over there? i find this weird coz i have legal limit % of tint and it isnt that dark at all. definitely can still see in.

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Dec 9, 11:55pm - #48114 
that sucks frown

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