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Has Anybody has Trouble with Tint in Florida

Discussion in 'Florida' started by nammer, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:00 AM
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    nammer

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    Hi, I was thinking about getting my tacoma tinted with 5% up front and 20% on top of the factory tint on the back of my double cab to make it roughly 5%. I was just wondering if anybody in Florida has had a problem with their window tint? thanks
     
  2. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:06 AM
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    I've hung out in Florida a lot got 20% that darkened to 15% and never had any problems down there. Being out of state I figure they would be on my ass before a local.
     
  3. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:07 AM
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    Ive had 30% tint on my front side windows for 2 years now. No problems in terms of color shifting or bubbling. Other then that, what problems were you specifically talking about?

    Legal trouble for your setup will be an issue...if you get caught.
     
  4. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:11 AM
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    ^^^^^^^ This IF the police cant see in with a flashlight at night its ticket time + you have to remove your tint and get it redone... Jim
     
  5. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:16 AM
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    I cannot remember the number tint I have but a cop asked me about it once at a dui check. If I'm ever pulled over I immediately roll my windows down just in case. 10 years ago in highschool it seemed like everyone was pulled over for tint alone, not now.
     
  6. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:20 AM
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    hi sorry, I meant trouble with the police, because I was reading apparently in georgia now, it's a misdemeanor, not just a fix it ticket
     
  7. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:24 AM
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    i havn't had any issues so far ....knock on wood....and my fronts are matched to my rear windows and a strip up front. i changed my interior lights to leds so they have no problem seeing inside when i turn them on.
     
  8. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:26 AM
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    I've had mine on for 9 years up here (Georgia) and never been questioned.
     
  9. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:35 AM
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    Dude, FYI 5% is DARK. Coming from personal experience, I had 5% on the back window of my last vehicle and backing up at night was a bitch. I usually had to roll down the window and use my mirrors to back up.

    I have 15% up front and the factory back tint on mine and it's dark enough for me.
     
  10. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:36 AM
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    hi medic2230, how dark is your tint? thanks
     
  11. Sep 2, 2011 at 8:39 AM
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    hey macgyver, yea I know 5% is pretty dark, both my brother and gf have 15% on theirs, but I like it darker, thanks for advice though :)
     
  12. Sep 2, 2011 at 9:42 AM
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    I haven't had a problem k9cop said mine is illegal but he wouldn't pull me over for just the tint
     
  13. Sep 3, 2011 at 7:33 PM
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    It is a red flag to the police. If you don't want to get hassled by the police I would go legal. 28% on the front 15% on the back windows. don't go below the as1 liine on the front. If you want to go darker feel free. It is a pet peave with many cops. I was just kiddin with jon by the way...lol
     
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    All of mine is illegal
     
  15. Sep 3, 2011 at 8:53 PM
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    :evil:
     
  16. Sep 3, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    I take it your working tonight. :spy: wanna go get some doughnuts/?
     
  17. Sep 3, 2011 at 9:04 PM
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    I am and hell yeah I want a doughnut!!
     
  18. Sep 3, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    JSO will take a dark tint as an excuse to pull you over. Keep your tags and all your info valid and you should be fine.
     
  19. Sep 3, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    Depends on type of cop. Some will pull you over just be a ass, some dont care. Keep it legal and you wont have a problem.
     
  20. Sep 4, 2011 at 4:24 AM
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    yea thanks everybody, from the sounds of it, I think 15% up front is a little safer than 5% (even though 15% is still illegal) and that way it will more or less match my rears so I can save money on that :)
     
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