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What to choose: Tint or Exhaust

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BAP_29, Jun 18, 2010.

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Tint or Exhaust

Poll closed Jul 18, 2010.
  1. Tint - 20% (illegal in NC)

    28 vote(s)
    25.9%
  2. Tint - 35% (legal limit in NC)

    32 vote(s)
    29.6%
  3. Single-in Dual-out Exhaust

    28 vote(s)
    25.9%
  4. New Muffler with Nice Tip

    20 vote(s)
    18.5%
  1. Jun 18, 2010 at 8:22 AM
    #1
    BAP_29

    BAP_29 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Since I wont be getting to lift my truck like I wanted, I'm trying to decide what my next mod should be. If I choose tint, legal limit on the front windows in NC is like 35% :mad:, so I'm either stuck with that or I can go with 20% and risk getting it removed either from a citation or during inspection. My other option is exhaust. Either a single-in dual-out set up, or just replace the stock muffler with a Flowmaster 40 or 50 and just get a nice tip welded on. What you guys think I should spend my money because I cant make up my mind!
     
  2. Jun 18, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    Dr. Pepper

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    Get 5% tint all the way around! God, I love Florida...

    I say tint...and go with 20% and risk itt.
     
  3. Jun 18, 2010 at 8:33 AM
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    Firsttaco

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  4. Jun 18, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    tacomakid89

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    Dude you should've got in on that Wicked Flow muffler group buy
     
  5. Jun 18, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    V-TRAIN

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    i say none of the above, save your money and lift it like you want.:)
     
  6. Jun 18, 2010 at 9:16 AM
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    trdtaco10

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    I have 20 on mine just in the front and it looks good...35 is just too light
     
  7. Jun 18, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    I like this suggestion but if you have to do one or the other I say tint. It is more likely to increase your resale if you don't go over the top.
     
  8. Jun 18, 2010 at 9:51 AM
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    cgs2k2

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    35% tint or muffler with nice tip.
     
  9. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    SoCalBlack08

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    muffler, nice tip..then tint...thats how i went
     
  10. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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    That's what I did also and both are defenitly necessary, oh and I went 15% over the factory tint on the back and 5% on the front and I love it. Yes it is illegal but I have many friends who have the same thing and have not had any problem with cops. The only problems I've heard is with tinting the windshield... which is also tempting :D
     
  11. Jun 18, 2010 at 10:39 AM
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    toy02ota

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    I went ahead and did my windows. I couldnt stand them being so open. Exhaust is next on my long long list :p
     
  12. Jun 18, 2010 at 12:02 PM
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    MxRacer190

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    Tint. This is America, do what you want. Just pay the ticket if you get one. Were all big ballin here on TW right?
     
  13. Jun 18, 2010 at 12:27 PM
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  14. Jun 18, 2010 at 12:50 PM
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    exhaust first,then tint later
     
  15. Jun 18, 2010 at 12:56 PM
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    Mine has tint on the back windows so I've got to tint the front ones.
     
  16. Jun 18, 2010 at 2:09 PM
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  17. Jun 18, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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  18. Jun 18, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    thinkingman

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    The only intelligent post on this thread....35%
     
  19. Jun 18, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    I did exhaust first, then tint later, 15 on my fronts.
     
  20. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    Why thank you.
     
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