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Front window tint strip 2011

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tigahshark, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Sep 10, 2011 at 10:36 PM
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    Tigahshark

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    Next week i have a appointment to get our TACO tinted and the guy asked me if i wanted the front strip tinted too, so i went outside to look at it and i noticed that in the middle of the windshield by the rear view mirror there is the bump thingy on the glass, he said they can tint it but it might not look good, so i was wondering if anyone tint theirs and how did it come out, did it bubble or peel? and is it that noticeable?

    PS. Mods please erase or close thread after answer given, mahalo:D
     
  2. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:03 PM
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    05sctaco

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    don't tint your windshield.
     
  3. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    A_Ninja_Racer

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    When I first bought my truck it already had the tint strip on there and I never noticed that there were dots there. I'm 6'3 and 300+ lbs so it was always hard for me to see street lights and what not so when my windshield got cracked the first time I didn't bother putting the tint strip back on. I can still pull up to a light and pull so far forward that I can't see the signal lights but if the tint was still there it would bee very hard to see. but if I was shorter I would say go for it. The dots will prolly never even catch your eye unless you are looking for them.
     
  4. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:16 PM
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    Tigahshark

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    Oh ok so the dots don't affect the tint at all as far as peeling since i am assuming around the dots don't stick to well cause the dots are raised? but how does it look from the outside looking at the windshield, the guy was telling me that in the sun its going to be really noticeable so im thinking like how noticeable like a sticker about to come off noticeable?
     
  5. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    Juggernaut

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    Save your money on the tint and buy a nice pair of sun glasses instead
     
  6. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:29 PM
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    :rofl:tint is actually WAAAAAAY cheaper:D
     
  7. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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    I never saw the spots inside or out. I live in Florida so my tint may have been a little darker but I don't know. I never saw them.
     
  8. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:46 PM
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    Hey mahalo man!

    PS. powers of the mods please close thread mahalo
     
  9. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:49 PM
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    Haven't heard of them being a problem on 2nd gens, got my dads 10' done without a hitch.
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  10. Sep 10, 2011 at 11:51 PM
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    Gotcha mahalo!
     
  11. Sep 11, 2011 at 12:11 AM
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    nice to see this info. i will be doing mine soon and may or may not do the strip. i may BC im short. lol 5’7"
     
  12. Sep 11, 2011 at 1:22 AM
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    I had that strip tinted to 5% on mine too and no problems here. It looks good and is wonderful to have when driving in the early morning/late evening
     
  13. Sep 11, 2011 at 1:29 AM
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    Thats it when comes Wednesday im doing it! thanks all! oh and ill post pics:D
     
  14. Sep 16, 2011 at 2:59 PM
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    Update: here it is got it down this past weds, went 5% on the tint strip on the windshield!:D and 35% up front and 5% on the backs(got to keep it legal)

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  15. Sep 16, 2011 at 3:02 PM
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    it looks really good actually Tigahshark...i wasnt too sure about how it would be,but it does look really good..how much did you pay?
     
  16. Sep 16, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    Well being that i live in HAwaii its probably a lot more expensive then what you can pay for over there, i paid 220 for it, hey im happy:D mahalo!
     
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