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window tint

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by taco@you123, Aug 23, 2008.

  1. Aug 23, 2008 at 9:51 PM
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    taco@you123

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    whats a good price for window tinting? does anyone know any good places to get mine done here in Arizona around mesa?
     
  2. Aug 23, 2008 at 9:55 PM
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    Dont know anything in that area but in mine i was quoted 130 for all windows 4 and the black sliding window not bad at all they did my car and trust them to do my truck.
     
  3. Aug 23, 2008 at 10:00 PM
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    Yeah that is a great price, I just payed $180.00 but they did a good job. Of course I had to watch them the whole time. Your other route is a company called http://www.snaptint.com they sell pre-cut tint for our trucks for about $100.00. Now I have to admit that I did get that kit, and it was not hard to install however on the last one I tore the tint and in a fit of rage took all of it off and threw it away. Long story short, I payed to get it done this time.
     
  5. Aug 23, 2008 at 10:03 PM
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    zombot

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    hey i can't speak for this stuff- it's scary cheap...
    but they sell pre-cut kits for all size of tacoma. my reg cab would cost $24 plus $14 shipping.
    almost bought some tonight. may be good short-term.

    http://stores.ebay.com/Elite-Auto-Tint
     
  6. Aug 24, 2008 at 6:32 AM
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    Tinting takes time to learn to do right- If you want to get into car customization- it's worth learning- but is you just want your truck done take it to someone. I got mine factory matched (18-20% all around) for 50 bucks.
    Some where between 50-80 is reasonable if you are matching- Expect 130-150 for more tint on the back windows.
     
  7. Aug 24, 2008 at 12:21 PM
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    Are the back passenger door windows and rear window 18-20%? I can see a light tint to them but it looks more like 35% to me, any thoughts?

    Rob
     
  8. Aug 24, 2008 at 12:28 PM
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    Also, if anyone can post pics with the percentage in which you've done it, I'd appreciate it! Thanks in advance.

    Rob
     
  9. Aug 24, 2008 at 1:09 PM
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  10. Aug 24, 2008 at 1:45 PM
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    Rob- I was told that the rear/side windows were 18% and the charcoal 20% that they used for my front two windows matched great. Those are the onle two that got done and they only had 20% film @ that shop...
     
  11. Aug 24, 2008 at 1:46 PM
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    damn, Georgia can't go any darker than 32% that's not even worth it to me now.

    at least 20% or nothing, IMO
     
  12. Aug 24, 2008 at 10:35 PM
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    Thanks! Do you have any pics you could show me? I can still see inside of my truck at night through the rear windows and I couldn't see inside of my old truck tinted with 20%. I'll try and do just the fronts and see what happens, I know when you tint more, the rest turns darker. Thanks again for the info.

    Rob
     
  13. Aug 25, 2008 at 7:11 AM
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    Check out my gallery- Finally got around to taking a couple of pics of the truck and what not-
    The second pic is better for looking at the tint.

    ENJOY!!
     
  14. Aug 25, 2008 at 7:17 AM
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    wat?
    i put some of the precut sheets off ebay for the 07 and the 20% was a lil darker than the back and sides of my DC. i was told that the stock tint was at like 27%
     
  15. Aug 25, 2008 at 7:35 AM
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    I got 35% put on the front windows for like $60.
     
  17. Aug 26, 2008 at 4:06 PM
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    stock rear privacy glass is 26% w/meter, a 35" film will match perfectly to the meter, front to back...however, w/the windshield not being tinted the fronts will still look ever so slightly lighter.
     
  18. Aug 26, 2008 at 7:25 PM
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    Awesome, thanks for the info! I just may do 20% up front and 35% over the rear windows and back window. Up in the pacific NW, shops want $300 to do the whole truck, and $100 for just the front windows :eek: Wish I could find the prices you folks are posting...

    Rob
     
  19. Aug 27, 2008 at 8:18 PM
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    Looks good.

    Where in MA do you suggest to go?

    Thanks
     
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