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So I got my windows tinted today.... UGH!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by slimcubby, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:17 PM
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    slimcubby

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    The shop said that they would match the front to back but IMO they made my fronts way to dark compared to my back. I argued for like an hour to take it off and go lighter but they wouldn't they claimed to be to busy. So I am out $80 bucks and tinted like a donky darker in the front! You can't even see into the damn truck! I have had tint on all 3 of my other cars and this looks like 5-10%

    What would you guys do?

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  2. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:18 PM
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    Its hard to see in the picture with the sun going down but the fronts are like double the darkness. I almost peeled it off myself at the shop.
     
  3. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:18 PM
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    damn....thats dark as hell there man!!! i'd go back to the place that tinted the windows and make them redo it to match the rear.......afterall...they did take your money for a job done incorrectly in my book.
     
  4. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:19 PM
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    wat?
    a good match to the factory tint would be between 25-30%. that looks crazy dark
     
  5. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:19 PM
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    Yeah thats very dark i will probably see you on the side of the road getting a fix it ticket i would definately go lighter to avoid that.
     
  6. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:19 PM
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    Yeah man tell them they can either do the rest of the truck for free or fix the front doors. Sorry the bad man touched your Taco!!
     
  7. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:21 PM
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    The shop is lame they wouldnt redo it. They said they would redo it another day and charge me half on the next one but not for free!! I am about to call my credit card company and issue a chargeback!
     
  8. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:22 PM
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    Wow, that is dark.....at least it looks like they did a kick ass job.
     
  9. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:22 PM
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    Yeah if your not satisfied do it, where did you go so that i dont steer anyone in thier direction.
     
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    Just make a sign that says "another perfect tint match job done here" and park out in front of there shop
     
  11. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:25 PM
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    It was called Oasis Trade Window Tinting over off of Miramar Rd/La Jolla. If they would only have made the customer happy I would be singing there praises on here but instead.... DON'T GO THERE!!!
     
  12. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:25 PM
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    But the tint looks good that would be promoting them.
     
  13. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:26 PM
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    Haha if I had the time I would!
     
  14. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:27 PM
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    Man you should have gone to hot spot in chula vista they are the shit! how much you spend there? if ya dont mind me asking.
     
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    It does not match! Okay a sign that says "this tint shop sux!!" Hell lets just burn it down!! JK...
     
  16. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:28 PM
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    i do like the white taco's with really dark windows so it does'nt look bad but if thats not what you asked for you need to have them redo that to what you asked for
     
  18. Sep 17, 2008 at 7:30 PM
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    tell them that you will be in contact with the authorities, that they are tinting windows illegally and they can pay a pretty hefty fine for that depending on the state laws.
    i bet they will fix it then!
     
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    I told him it was illegal this dark and don't want to drive with it that dark... He said "man Paul you worry to much don't think about it so much you won't get pulled over" what a flaming POS!

    Socalman- it cost $80 bucks.

    I am going to dispute the charge on my credit card since this guy is clearly not budging and willing to provide customer service.
     
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