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Old 09-13-2011, 11:22 PM   #251
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Whats everyone's prices looking at on the tints for the Focus'...I'm looking to get mine done soon and I wanna make sure I get quoted something good!
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:31 PM   #252
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and the clear NON-TINTED UV protection on the windshield
you know the carlite windows has that already, right? any additional protection is completely unneeded.
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Old 09-14-2011, 12:06 AM   #253
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2012 tinted 30% front 20% rear

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Old 09-14-2011, 02:13 AM   #254
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Don't know the factory tint level but when my tint guy put on some samples and tested it they were coming in at 2-3% lower than the tint applied if that helps. A 35% tint showed up on the meter at about 33% for example.
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that website is not quite accurate. You should be fine with 30% all around. the windows to the left and right of the driver must be 25% or more, and car windows are normally about 3% from the factory so 30% will put you close but shouldn't put you below the legal lmit.

per the first link below the windows behind the driver are ALL exempt and the back window is exempt if you have outside mirrors. The second link is to the actual law.

going 30% all the way around will certainly put you in the good.

My plan is 30% on the front 20% the rest of the way around and the clear NON-TINTED UV protection on the windshield

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/vi/misc/faq/tint.htm

http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.u...htm/TN.547.htm
Thanks kaelumsonofson and RDJTX. Those comments help quite a bit. The place I have scheduled to get the tint done suggested 35%
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Heres mine with 35% in the front and 15% in the back



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Old 09-14-2011, 11:31 AM   #256
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The tint looks great on the yellow blaze hatch I'm not a big fan of the blacked out tail lamps though.
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The tint looks great on the yellow blaze hatch I'm not a big fan of the blacked out tail lamps though.
Thanks and ive always liked blacked out taillights on every car just my opinion.
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Whats everyone's prices looking at on the tints for the Focus'...I'm looking to get mine done soon and I wanna make sure I get quoted something good!
I spoke with Accent Tint and Graphics, www.accenttint.com, and was quoted $295 for 35% 3M. Working on setting up a date to have it done right now.
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Whats everyone's prices looking at on the tints for the Focus'...I'm looking to get mine done soon and I wanna make sure I get quoted something good!
Based on what I paid and what other people have said, I think you should expect to spend about $300 for a high quality tint.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:29 PM   #260
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Whats everyone's prices looking at on the tints for the Focus'...I'm looking to get mine done soon and I wanna make sure I get quoted something good!
I paid $200 for my tint...
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