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Old 05-03-2011, 08:11 PM   #61
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Maybe 35% film but the actual transmission is less unless it's a shopped photo (or just not representative of the tint in person). 35% film over the factory windows will still be something like 20% light transmission, and dark enough for a ticket. Not hating, I think it looks great and that's what I plan to do as well but just FYI that saying it's 35% tint probably won't get you out of a ticket unless the cop's having a good day. Don't know about where you live but the cops around here have light meters and they love to give tickets. I'm doing it anyway.
see what i mean, i used pics from the angles that made it look darker than they are ha. I dont know how to use photo shop!

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Old 05-03-2011, 08:15 PM   #62
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Yeah but what about the tint on the front windows? Can u wrap another layer in that or have to strip n go darker?

I dont know about that. You might want to use one layer of darker tint instead. Im not sure though.
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see what i mean, i used pics from the angles that made it look darker than they are ha. I dont know how to use photo shop!

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Dang, that still looks good, I might see what the tint shop thinks. Would be nice to not have to worry about a ticket.
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Stock tint on the rear, 15% on the sides (Looks like it matches the rear) and a 15% strip across the top of the windshield (about 8"). Got stopped at a roadblock and a GSP made me roll my windows up. Tested them and they were 12%. $100 ticket. yay! Went the next day and got a $2 scratch off lotto ticket and won $100, so I paid the ticket with that.

old pic, but you get the idea.
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My tint is considered illegal according to CA law.

5% rear, 20% front, and 20% sun strip on the windshield. I haven't been pulled over yet.
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anything on the side is illegal here
Bro, EVERYTHING is illegal in Commifornia!
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im finally gonna get my front windows tinted this weekend!
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I forget how dark, but the darkest the law allows (work for the Sheriff's office so I have to be good.)

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Old 05-06-2011, 12:12 AM   #71
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i miss my 5%...

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I have %15 ceramic tint on the tacoma and I think its just light enough to not get hassled by the man.



I think it matches the factory tint pretty well also.







Those are the most useful pics I could find... Few different positions of the sun.
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I got 35% put on my front two windows. it might not be to dark but still alot better than nothin!
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:41 PM   #73
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i just matched the front with the back, i think it looks good...
That's a clean ass rig right there man! I love the long beds What's your lift setup? and how much tint did you do? did you just add over the original tint?
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:26 PM   #74
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i want to redo my tint darker. i currently have 50 percent on the front and 5 on back from 07 so it has faded a little .. but debating... should i do 20 percent on front and 5 percent in back.

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5 percent all the way around
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Old 01-29-2014, 06:55 PM   #75
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now tint the sides so no one will see you picking your nose!
Bahahaha
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Old 01-29-2014, 07:43 PM   #76
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mine! Pretty dark!
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I have 15% wrapped around mine then the strip on the windshield. Im thinking about doing 35 or 50% on the entire windshield soon
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Sorry to revive an older thread, but thought I would post up a picture of my tint to help others that are looking. I went 25% up front and 35% in the back. In the bright sun you can notice a little difference like in the picture, and a little more at night. It seems like a good level that the LEO won't bother you, yet still having a nice dark look. I can't tell the difference between front and back from the inside. Also, I don't feel like I have lost any vision at night. I recommend this to anyone wanting to get a nice tint look without giving up visibility and safety and staying a little closer to legal limits.

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Windshield strip 5
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5 on AC windows
Factory tint only on back glass
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15% all around.

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