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Window Tint BS

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by davidjmay, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. Jan 9, 2013 at 4:49 PM
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    jtav2002

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    I think the limit in PA is only 70 on the fronts which is basically nothing. I have 15 on my driver/passenger windows. No issues with cops (knock on wood). Our local cops seem to not care I've had them next to me at lights and what have you tons of times they don't bother to care.
     
  2. Jan 9, 2013 at 7:19 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    Here are the tint laws

    http://www.tintdude.com/forum/index.php/page/state_tinting_laws.html
     
  3. Jan 9, 2013 at 7:20 PM
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    Madjik_Man

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    PA you can only have 70% all around.

    Which is essentially nothing on any of the glass
     
  4. Jan 9, 2013 at 7:27 PM
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    dubbedSinner

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    Lowered 3/4, debadged, led tails, projector headlights with hids, billet grill, blacked out windows, painted front and rear bumper and grill shell. Inside, 4 crappy 15's, suede wrapped headliner and door panel inserts, alpine double din, few painted pieces inside, and every led is either blue or white.
    I need to take some pictures but I have 5% all around and 35% on the windshield. I love it and it's not that bad driving. Hardest thing is backing up but that's what a back up camera is for.

    Edit: I've gotten a few warnings but never a ticket. And I now have a doctors note that allows me to have window tint due to light sensitive eyes.
     
  5. Jan 10, 2013 at 10:36 AM
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    davidjmay

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    What did all you guys pay to have your windows tinted?
     
  6. Jan 10, 2013 at 10:55 AM
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    chris66

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    nice i was trying to work on that because i have a condition with my eyes too and my eye doctor said if i get them the form they will gladly sign it but im not aware of any form out there for CA :(
     
  7. Jan 10, 2013 at 11:01 AM
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    Shauncho

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    Tailgate Anti-theft Anytime Foglights Removed/Relocated Badges BHLM Window tint Goodyear Duratracs Satoshi Grill from Customcargrills.com
    weird, I live in Thousand Oaks and have never been pulled over for tint...knock on wood.
     
  8. Jan 10, 2013 at 11:07 AM
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    Jester243

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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...
    i think I payed around $80
     
  9. Jan 10, 2013 at 11:11 AM
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    KPT

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  10. Jan 10, 2013 at 7:17 PM
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    Kirk1589

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    Yup I had that on my last truck. You receive a sticker that goes above inspection sticker. I have had 2 corneal flash burns. I had 2.5% front, 2.5% over factory rears, and 35% on the entire windshield.
     
  11. Jan 10, 2013 at 7:26 PM
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    davidjmay

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    When you guys say "5%" or whatever, is that 5% on top of factory tint or it came out to be ~5% total?
     
  12. Jan 10, 2013 at 7:40 PM
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    Mpgillespie

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    I put 5% over factory front (which is basically non existent) and 15% over the factory rear making it almost as identical to the shade as the front windows
     
  13. Jan 10, 2013 at 7:51 PM
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    ARTaco06

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    I have 3% all the way around and 50% on the entire windshield w/ a 3% 8" brow ,I love it. I've had two tickets in the same area, not where I live, after the second I went back legal (30% here in Arkansas) for about a year couldn't stand it anymore and went back dark :D
     
  14. Jan 10, 2013 at 7:56 PM
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    Satoshi w/ hella 500s mounted behind, 20% tint, 6K HID retro headlights, 4300k HID fog lights, DTRLs, plastidipped front valence, cb mount
    Legal tint in NC is 35% everywhere except windshield. I have 20% factory on the back windows, and as soon as it gets warmer probably gonna get 25% on front. Do you guys have to remove and re-tint every time you get inspected though?
     
  15. Jan 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM
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    98 yota power

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    pa law is 70% i got 5% all the way around and windsheild strip thinking about getting the rest of the winsheild done in something lighter than 35 or higher. but im going to see if i get hassled going to wait a few months
     
  16. Jan 11, 2013 at 8:00 PM
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    5% all around, derp'd wheels, FMS40, 30" E-Series, 55w 6k bi's, 35w 5k fogs
    i have 5 on every window except windshield. 5 front doors, 5 over factory back doors, 5 over factory rear window.

    my 07 was same deal plus 32% on the full windshield
     
  17. Jan 15, 2013 at 6:25 PM
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    dubbedSinner

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    I took a couple pictures

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  18. Jan 15, 2013 at 6:28 PM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

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    35% sides, 20% rear, rear sides, and windshield banner no more than 5"

    Anything else (in this area) is illegal for good reason
     
  19. Jan 28, 2013 at 7:29 AM
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    JRob33

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    I have 5% all the way around, 35% on the whole windshield with a 5% percent strip. I have only been stopped once and that was a Mississippi State Trooper that let me go. Knock on wood that I don't get messed with. Oh and I've had it this way for a little over a year
     
  20. Jan 28, 2013 at 10:53 AM
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    5% on the back, 35% on the front, 40% on the windshield with a 5% brow had 5 all the way around but got pulled after like three hours

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