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What is the factory tint on Double Cab Tacomas?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by basiccable, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. basiccable

    basiccable [OP] Member

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    I'm getting limo tint next week, and the installer said that he would just put 20% over the back windows and it would be close to 5%.

    Is Factory 15%?
     
  2. 2003greenbean

    2003greenbean Carolina Alliance Costal Div

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    factory is 20 percent i have been told the same about the rear windows
     
  3. basiccable

    basiccable [OP] Member

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    So that would put 5% on the front windows and 4% on the back.

    That's pretty close
     
  4. jhodge83

    jhodge83 Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Thor

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    wat?
    i've heard a lot of different thinga about the tint percentages, ie 30. 27, 25. 20...etc, but i have 20% up front on mine and its pretty close
     
  5. 1killerkaw

    1killerkaw Well-Known Member

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    20% should match pretty close to the privacy glass in the rear. I did 20% all the way around and you can't hardly see in the back windows.
     
  6. WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    Per the local tint shop, factory rear is 20%.
     
  7. nd

    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    My front windows are tinted at 29% or 28%.... whatever the SC law says and mine is really close to the rear tint.
     
  8. 007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    I agree that it must be 20%. My fronts are 30% (Texas legal limit), and they aren't as dark as the back.
     
  9. 2003greenbean

    2003greenbean Carolina Alliance Costal Div

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    my front is 20% same as rear --- sc leagle is 27%
     
  10. 08Taco-Jon

    08Taco-Jon Active Member

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    Yes it is about 20% but it does not offer the same protection as window film. It still lets UV rays in. I would recommend tinting all the way around.
     
  11. tacomajack

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    gibson exhaust, volant cool air intake, grillcraft grill, 5% tint, train horns, leather armrests and center console, 6" pro-comp basic, 35x12.5R20 Nitto Mud Grapplers, procomp series 107 polished 20 x 10. 2 10" rockford fostgate P2's and a kicker 750 monoblock!
    i have 5% on top of the 20% in the back on my access cab, and at night it is almost impossible to c where i am going when i back up. would not recomend it. but i have 35 on the front and i think its perfect.
     
  12. nd

    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    yeah, i have 28% up front and its hard to see backing up at night, especially if its been raining. just a few weeks ago i was looking out my mirror and thought i was clear but then i didnt see the trash can until it was actually hitting my truck. now i have a nice 3 inch scratch. i need to put on some extra reverse lights to compensate
     
  13. melissa0031

    melissa0031 Just enough knowledge to be dangerous

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    Sold my 2005 tacoma dc 4x4..just beginning to build this one.. blacked out badges,weathertech, wet okole seatcovers, custom bedside decals,smittybilt nfab nerf bars, remote start, bilstein shocks on the four corners, l.e.d. interior lights, paint matched engine cover, anytime fog light mod,Bhlm,and satoshi grill, yellow fogs, hood lights, redline hood struts, flyzeye interior console and glove box lighting, 3" Toytec lift sitting on 285/75/16 nitto grappler a/t with mb chaos rims..
    where in greenville can i get my front windows tinted and get quality work done? when i had my 03 i had my windows tinted and a month later i had peeling.
     
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