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Old 05-26-2010, 09:49 AM   #1
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window tint

i have a maroon 2000 z28, thinking about tinting the rear window and the two side windows. What percent do you guys think would look good on that car?
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Old 05-26-2010, 10:00 AM   #2
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:09 AM   #3
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:09 AM   #4
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yea...i would be 30-35%...i have 15% on those 3 windows and its aweful seeing out of at night...i only went that dark because its a weekend car for me and only really take it out during the day...but if its ur DD i would do 30-35%
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:17 AM   #5
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i have 5 everywhere currently. i prefer 5 on the front and back and 15 on the sides.
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get ready to get a lot of attention from police..
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Old 05-26-2010, 11:28 AM   #7
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get ready to get a lot of attention from police..
and its because of that that I say go 5% all the way around. A tint ticket is a tint ticket no matter how light it is. Its a $54 ticket and id be alittle proactive a get the nj fop plates, helps a ton (atleast in south jersey it does)

My old camaro below in the sig was 5% onthe sides and back
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ok thanks guys, i dont think im gonna go with 5% thats a bit to dark for me haha, im thinking of doing 20%
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i should get the t tops tinted too right?
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oh i forgot to say, the %'s is the light aloud through from the outside, but really has nothing to do with the ability to see out from inside the car. Your are not going to notice much if any diff between 5% and 25%. I went from 15% to 5% when I had to rip it off for inspection and its seemed to be just the same.

ttop have the factory tint right, or dot matrix if its a 94
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yea the ttops are factory tinted but they still seem to allow alot of light in, think i should make them darker?
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Old 05-26-2010, 06:38 PM   #13
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ok thanks.
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and its because of that that I say go 5% all the way around. A tint ticket is a tint ticket no matter how light it is. Its a $54 ticket and id be alittle proactive a get the nj fop plates, helps a ton (atleast in south jersey it does)

My old camaro below in the sig was 5% onthe sides and back
lol funny you should say that cause my friend got those plates and the day he got his windows tinted he got a ticket for them ahhaaha
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nowadays, cops look a little harder usually at cars with the LE support plates.
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and its because of that that I say go 5% all the way around. A tint ticket is a tint ticket no matter how light it is. Its a $54 ticket and id be alittle proactive a get the nj fop plates, helps a ton (atleast in south jersey it does)

My old camaro below in the sig was 5% onthe sides and back
I got two tint tickets in a week before, first was 54, second was like 80-90$.

i was also with a friend when we got pulled over. the cop actually made him peel the tint off right there on the roadside, or loose his inspection sticker, his choice.
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20% dark enough to know theres tint there but not dark enough you cant see at night. picture below dark enough to let some light through

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I definately wouldnt do the sides...i had a few fbods that were terrorised daily for full tinted cars...it already attracts attention as it is...imo you'll be wasting your money because eventually youll have to pull it off.
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yea the ttops are factory tinted but they still seem to allow alot of light in, think i should make them darker?
i did, why not
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daskinnyguy, your car is badass looking, i want those rims for my car, how much did you pay for them?

and about the tint, i deffinatly want to be able to see out at night that is a main concern b.c its my daily driver. I have a few fop cards and my cousin is a cop so id be able to get out of a ticket depending on what town its in and if the cop is an ass.
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if you want good visibility, i'd go over 15% on the sides. back i'd definitely do 5% no matter what. headlights through the rear window blow
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and its because of that that I say go 5% all the way around. A tint ticket is a tint ticket no matter how light it is. Its a $54 ticket and id be alittle proactive a get the nj fop plates, helps a ton (atleast in south jersey it does)

My old camaro below in the sig was 5% onthe sides and back
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lol funny you should say that cause my friend got those plates and the day he got his windows tinted he got a ticket for them ahhaaha
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nowadays, cops look a little harder usually at cars with the LE support plates.
if the nj fop plates you are talking about are the ones with the shield that says 'the price of honor', i hear cops do look harder at those cars. anyone can get those plates if they just walk into a dmv. my friends never have any problems with firefighter plates, pba plates, or fmba plates..you can only get those if you are in the organization though.
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those are the fallen officer plates. they do have fraternal order of police plates that not everyone can get.
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http://www.tintlaws.com/laws/NJ/

i had my car broken in too many time that's why i put the tints on
front 35% sides 20% rear 20%

one was in front of the Elizabeth court house( and it took 30 min for a cop to get there) a other was in union they busted my T-tops.
then in Camden NJ they tried to bust the ignition.
last time was in shorthills..

everytime i cop pulls me over i just say you guys can't protect me or my car form being broken into so i had too. most of the time they let me go . i just keep the police reports in the car as a reminder for me.
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