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Tint or no tint?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by waller24, Mar 21, 2010.

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Tint or NO tint up front

Poll closed Apr 20, 2010.
  1. Front tint

    149 vote(s)
    82.8%
  2. NO front tint

    31 vote(s)
    17.2%
  1. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:29 PM
    #1
    waller24

    waller24 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    currently have matching tint up front and was thinking about taking the window strip and front two window tints off bc I feel trapped inside being covered. I know it's cool to black out but I figured I'd check to see yalls opinion
     
  2. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:32 PM
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    Brunes

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    I like my privacy when the car is parked and the temp reduction during the summer...so I vote keeping it.
     
  3. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    86ceeten

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    Keep it. I hate riding in a vehicle without tint.
     
  4. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    tint the front to match the back.
     
  5. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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    NWtacoma

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    nm i just read the thread. lol

    tint ftw!
     
  6. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    SURFTACO

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    Well said...screw the law.....
     
  7. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    Brunes

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    I didn't go that far- My tint is legal in my state.

    If it's illegal in your area: It's your choice- but I wouldn't recommend it cause then you'll get all the extra attention that comes with that....
     
  8. Mar 21, 2010 at 8:58 PM
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    pwrstrk02

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    make'em dark. i have real sensitive eyes, so i like mine i think its 20%. missouri used to allow permits, but not anymore.
     
  9. Mar 21, 2010 at 9:02 PM
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    Lunercrab

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    Tints not legal in my state. I put 20% on the front windows, got pulled over a week later. Was hopin I'd have it on longer then that. Truck did look good for awhile tho :)
     
  10. Mar 21, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    Damn, that was fast. I have tint on my Mustang, and was pulled over for it in Montgomery County. They didn't scrape it or anything, just handed me a fine for $110.

    I'm debating on doing the truck, but so far can't make up my mind.
     
  11. Mar 21, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    Lunercrab

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    i know tell me about it....i've had other cars with tint and nothing for years...guess the truck just stuck out for some reason...i didn't get a ticket, but instead a warning and 5 days to remove it...big waste of 70 bucks getting it done only to have to rip it off...but if it's legal in your area and you can do it, it looks nice imo....
     
  12. Mar 21, 2010 at 10:31 PM
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    nvdeserted

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    I'm in the same boat, I think it looks way cooler to have them limo-tinted but I have to tow alot and I don't want to have to roll down my windows everytime I have to back up at night... but it does look good
     
  13. Mar 21, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER

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  14. Mar 21, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    Duck760

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    Just wanna say hey to all and let everyone know this is my first post... I live in southern cali and front tint is illegal but i got mine done... Well worth it I would say...
     
  15. Mar 21, 2010 at 11:34 PM
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    Tint - need to have the privacy and keep the truck cooler.
     
  16. Mar 21, 2010 at 11:39 PM
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    Tint

    I don't care if a cop pulls me over I'll just take it off and put it back on. I'm sure they have higher priority calls then to get you for dark windows. Cops are dicks and have nothing else to do, just roll them down when you see one close by.

    - Rich
     
  17. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:07 AM
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    I keep mine within legal for my state. I do it as you can get serious sunburns through your window in TX. Looks are secondary, but I do admit that I like the looks of a car with tinted glass.
     
  18. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:09 AM
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  19. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:11 AM
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  20. Mar 22, 2010 at 12:28 AM
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    It looks cool and keeps you cool....i say keep
     
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