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Opinions on tints?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Dhawk1313, Jan 31, 2011.

  1. Jan 31, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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    Dhawk1313

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    Hey I was wondering your guys opinions on a tint? I'm almost positive I'm getting it and was curious if you think it looks good. I'm looking to get 15% on all my windows excluding the windshield. Probably going a little lighter on that. I know it's illegal in New Jersey and cops will probably be pricks about it but I'm okay with that. Until maybe the tickets start rolling in :p. If anyone has pics of a tint on a Tacoma (pref around '99) that'd be great. I think it'll look sweet contrasting the white of my truck.
     
  2. Jan 31, 2011 at 5:48 PM
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    Camo23

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    i have 5% on all but my windshield. cops are a holes here in florida too but still no ticket. had tint on for 3 years
     
  3. Jan 31, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    97T

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  4. Jan 31, 2011 at 8:56 PM
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    CUtigerfan

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    I've got 20 on the sides and back. I wish I would've gone 15 on the back. I'm undecided about the sides. For looks I wish I got 15 but the 20 is easy to see through at night. Since I never had tint on a vehicle before this I thought I would keep it a little lighter.
     
  5. Jan 31, 2011 at 9:53 PM
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    Camo23

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    even the 5 % tint is easy to see outta after a few nights to get use to
     
  6. Feb 1, 2011 at 7:20 AM
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    SargeSlapnuts

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    i just got my passenger and driver door windows tinted to match the factory tint on the back windows. anyone have an idea what the factory tint is on those rear windows? pic is below in my signature
     
  7. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:10 AM
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    Madjik_Man

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  8. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:12 AM
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    Madjik_Man

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    Read post #6

    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/41548-stock-window-tint.html

    It says for 2nd gens, but there are a lot of 1st gen guys in there agreeing and such.

    Take it FWIW
     
  9. Feb 1, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    macgyver

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