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What is the factory tint on Double Cab Tacomas?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by basiccable, Feb 7, 2008.

  1. Feb 7, 2008 at 3:32 PM
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    basiccable

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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. Feb 7, 2008 at 3:34 PM
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    2003greenbean

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    factory is 20 percent i have been told the same about the rear windows
     
  3. Feb 7, 2008 at 3:37 PM
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    So that would put 5% on the front windows and 4% on the back.

    That's pretty close
     
  4. Feb 7, 2008 at 3:38 PM
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    jhodge83

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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. Feb 7, 2008 at 5:29 PM
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    1killerkaw

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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. Feb 7, 2008 at 6:42 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Per the local tint shop, factory rear is 20%.
     
  7. Feb 8, 2008 at 6:22 AM
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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. Feb 8, 2008 at 9:47 AM
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    007Tacoma

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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. Feb 8, 2008 at 12:28 PM
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    my front is 20% same as rear --- sc leagle is 27%
     
  10. Feb 8, 2008 at 3:59 PM
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    08Taco-Jon

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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. Feb 11, 2008 at 12:13 PM
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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. Feb 12, 2008 at 6:30 AM
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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. Feb 20, 2008 at 9:39 PM
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    melissa0031

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    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.
     
  14. Sep 26, 2015 at 7:38 AM
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    i got some 20% tint and my back dc windows are def lighter than 20%, lucky for me i fucked it up and im redoing it today, probably will go with 30%, seems like it will be closer to the back.
     
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