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Window Tinting Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jabrackin, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. Aug 6, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    jabrackin

    jabrackin [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Okay... I have a silver truck and I have 15 back glass and 2 rear doors and 35 on the two fronts...... I am wondering what everyone's opinion is on getting the Eye Band for the front windshield? I have noticed there is a little tining, but i don't know if I would like it or not.
     
  2. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    08PRELB

    08PRELB Don't Tread On Me

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    I have it on my truck and I love it. It helps a lot at intersections because it blocks the sun light but you can still see the stop light.
     
  3. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    ive never seen a windshield band that i've liked. looks like complete crap IMO. and the only people ive talked to that have had it have removed it because they didnt like it.

    easy enough to remove if you dont like it though
     
  4. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    X2 they look kind of redneck to me....
     
  5. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    jabrackin

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    for the two of you who posted that you don not like them, do you just have tinted side and rear windows with nothing on the back? I am also thinking of tinting my wife's Prius.... it has no window tinting at all... it is a 2010... my truck is a 2008
     
  6. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    what? I have the 2 front, 2 rear, and 3 piece rear sliding windows tinted.
     
  7. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    Well my truck came with the rear windows and back window tinted, so I just did the fronts to match.

    On my wife's car all the windows and the rear window are tinted. Nothing on the windshield.
     
  8. Aug 6, 2011 at 7:37 PM
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    I have the front top band tinted on mine I think there is a pic in my gallery on a silver streak
     
  9. Aug 6, 2011 at 8:43 PM
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    In my opinion just have your entire windshield tinted, It looks a lot cleaner.
     
  10. Aug 6, 2011 at 9:08 PM
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    SplitDecision

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    My truck came with the upper part of the windshield tinted from Toyota. I'm a function over fashion guy though. I have my front windows tinted 50% because of the protection and reduced glare, not because of it looking cool. If my windshield didn't come tinted I would have tinted it for the reduced glare and as mentioned above making it much easier to see traffic lights without blinding myself.

    In my opinion the only "Uni-brow" windshield tint that looks bad is the one that comes half way down the windshield. If it's kept in line with the rear view mirror and not below it doesn't even stand out.
     
  11. Aug 6, 2011 at 9:15 PM
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    IMHU it's very practical and very ugly.
     
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