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What is the tint % of rear OEM windows?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Aeon, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. Apr 7, 2013 at 7:53 PM
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    Aeon

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  2. Apr 7, 2013 at 7:54 PM
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    this and that...
    dont know the exact number but looks around 20% or so.
     
  4. Apr 7, 2013 at 7:58 PM
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    I need to match to the front window
     
  5. Apr 7, 2013 at 7:59 PM
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    take it to a tint guy he'll be able to tell you or get you as close as possbible
     
  6. Apr 7, 2013 at 7:59 PM
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    The guy that did my tint said it was 25%.
     
  7. Apr 7, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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    20% or around that will match it because of the light coming in from the windshield.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    Plenty to come
    Mine is 15. first gen tho. a tint place can tell you easy
     
  9. Apr 7, 2013 at 8:01 PM
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    changed from 35% tint to 25% tint for the front windows. 25% matches the back almost perfectly. 35% was way to light. both lamar tint 25 might be just a liiiiiiiiittle bit darker then the rear windows so whoever said 28% is probably spot on

    35%
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    25%
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    This is the correct answer. You need to go darker on the front windows because they are more backlit than the rears by light coming through the windshield.

    20% front matches the rears very well. The 28% rear was as measured by my tint guy, who knows his shit.

    Here are some pictures for comparison purposes...these are all old except the last one, but the window tint has not changed. This is 20% front and OEM rear.


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    I got 20% up front as well, matches about perfect.
     
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  16. Apr 7, 2013 at 8:20 PM
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  17. Apr 7, 2013 at 8:25 PM
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    Yeah, that's pretty standard.

    Thanks. It's getting there. I like it :)
     
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