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Tinted Windows

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Casey05Taco, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. Casey05Taco

    Casey05Taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So i think i want to tint my windows but not sure what would look good. Wanted all of your opinions. post some pics too
     
  2. JJ Customs

    JJ Customs Well-Known Member

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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    Here is mine, its a little to dark for Ca but hey its only a $10.00 ticket.

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  3. oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    Here's a shot of mine - 35% tint on fronts, factory tint on rears
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  4. Casey05Taco

    Casey05Taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    holy crap thats dark. What percent is the tint?
     
  5. JJ Customs

    JJ Customs Well-Known Member

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    Not enough to mention on this one. Give me time!
    The guy said "Limo" I said yes and his reply was "you did not get it done here" I laughed and said "Okay" Its a $10,000 fine for the shop only $10.00 for me. So whatever limo is. F$%!ing Dark, but mostly I went for that because it is 120 plus out here in the summer.
     
  6. Casey05Taco

    Casey05Taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    lol yea i did the same thing on my bmw and the guy said that same thing to me. i laughed. but thanks
     
  7. tamer

    tamer ZeroFMN.com

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    i hate you guys in CA, you get all the good laws...it's a hefty fine here, plus they have to be removed...
     
  8. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    5% Tint, Bug flector, vent Visors, Removed secondary air filter, Rear Spring TSB w/ Wheeler's Add A Leaf HD Pack, Icon 2.0 rear shocks, Toytec 3" lift up front with Total Chaos UCA's, Debadged, Billet Grille,TRD Offroad rims/17x9 Pro comp 6001 rims, Duratracs 265/75/16 or 285/70/17, Fog light anytime mod, Tailgate hose clamp mod, Pro-dry AFE filter. Extended Differential Breather, ABS on/off, 6000k HID heads/fogs, ScanguageII, Devil horns, Devil horns on third brake light, Mounted 60" Highlift, Mounted Tool Box, Wet Okole Front Seat Covers, TW sticker, Midland Handheld CB,Painted engine cover, Revenge Fab Sliders, ARE Topper, Weather tech Floorliners.
    Damn just a $10 fine, thats great. Here in south Louisiana it is somewere near $250 and you have to remove it on the spot. So here's a picture of mine with 5% all the way around.
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    So sorry those were not the intended pics.
     
  9. norcalbb11

    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    flowmaster 40 series, tinted windows, airaid CAI, removed 2nd filter, aries black bull bar
    i went with the 15% on my tacoma, hav'nt gotten pics up but its pretty close to matching the rear windows
     
  10. Jester243

    Jester243 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

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    Lifetime LED 70W headlights 10-8-14 (set #2) Sylvania Silverstar fogs, front side windows tinted 27% to match the others, added Tacomaworld.com sticker, suspension TSB as of 7-21-09, Devil Horns by Andres, BFG's, Alpine with Bluetooth and Ipod contols, Rear view mirror relocation bracket, Ultragauge...
    Here is mine, I just had the shop match the fronts to the factory back windows.

    -Dan

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  11. norcalbb11

    norcalbb11 Nor*Cal

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    yeah i had them match mine they said its about a 15% its just that the factory color is different to the after market tint, it will be alittle greener but not noticeable
     
  12. TheOne

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    thanks for th epick now I Know what mine will look like once they are tinted to match factory. Have been looking but none around in my(our) color with tinted windows
     
  13. Bamban

    Bamban Active Member

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  14. cleanTRDmachine

    cleanTRDmachine watch the meat

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    here's mine, i have no idea what the % is...it came on the truck when I got it, whoever put it on sucked because it looks horrible on the inside, but it does the job until i buy some more.

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  15. Fuzzyman81

    Fuzzyman81 The New Guy

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    $10 fine that's it? In FL it's much steeper than that (I forget the fine I got on my Supra a few years back) but the Cop was nice enough to help me start removing it by taking a razorblade to all the windows before he left me (notice the sarcasm and my surprise when I found out that yes in fact he was allowed to do that....)
     
  16. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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  17. Anthony

    Anthony San Antonio Detailer :)

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    Limo = 5%

    there is also a 2.5 tint available.

    I have 25% on my front doors and on the factory tinted windows as well which makes it almost limo.
     
  18. luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    I have always found that the 2.5 changes colors dramatically over time, the 5 will lighten but still be black. The 2.5 kinda goes to a bluish color.
     
  19. Agent475

    Agent475 "Mark It Zero"

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    I did 30% here in MD.
     
  20. TwistedTaco

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    20% is factory.I went with it and it's a perfect match.
     
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