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Tint %

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Rellik01, Jun 7, 2011.

  1. Jun 7, 2011 at 2:15 AM
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    Rellik01

    Rellik01 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I would like to tint the two front windows on my 2011 DCLB Sport. What % tint is on the back door windows as I would like to match it. Also what are the best brands of tint material.
    Thanks
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  2. Jun 7, 2011 at 2:38 AM
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    Unknown

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  3. Jun 7, 2011 at 5:00 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Any shop should be able to easily match your rear window %. My truck is a match at 15%. Brands... I'd stick to the major ones. 3m, llumar, etc.

    For reference, here is a pic of mine w/ 15%

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Jun 7, 2011 at 8:57 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Thanks
     
  5. Jun 8, 2011 at 12:48 AM
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    Rellik01

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    Done, 15 % Llumar Lifetrime warranty
    $60.00 for both front door windows.
     
  6. Jun 8, 2011 at 12:41 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    :thumbsup:

    :worthless:
     
  7. Jun 11, 2011 at 6:20 AM
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    Rocketball

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    The shop that did mine used 20%.

    From the outside it looks great. On a sunny, looking thru from the inside there's a slight difference in color difference. The factory tint in the rear has a slight bronze tone to it. Never really noticed it until the fronts were done.
     
  8. Jun 11, 2011 at 6:25 AM
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    chris duby

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    I wish I could do 15% on my front windows. The legal limit in Texas is 25% on the front and anything you want on the rest.
     
  9. Jun 12, 2011 at 7:12 AM
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    Murphy1

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    Fog Lights "a la Caribe Style", seat belt chime off, 20% tint up front. Undercover classic tonneau cover
    I got 20% up front and it is just a little bit darker then the back. You really have to look to notice. $60.00 cash since anything darker than 35% Is illegal here.
    [​IMG]
    2010 Dcab 4x4 trd or
     
  10. Jun 12, 2011 at 7:14 AM
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    hard2kill

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    I always go 20% its as dark as u can go an still kinda use ur mirrors at night
     
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