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Old 10-21-2012, 07:01 AM   #41
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On mine, I just tinted the front windows. In the back, I got a can of gloss black spray paint and painted the insides of all the other windows including the hatch area.

You just have to be careful not to get paint on the seats.
I know a guy who actually did that on his old 80's GM pickup.
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On mine, I just tinted the front windows. In the back, I got a can of gloss black spray paint and painted the insides of all the other windows including the hatch area.

You just have to be careful not to get paint on the seats.
Do you have some pics of it?
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Old 10-21-2012, 10:48 AM   #43
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Are you having any problems seeing at night when backing up going 5% in the back?
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Old 10-21-2012, 12:02 PM   #44
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In my state, it is legal to have up to 35% driver and passenger window tints.
The back can go all the way to 0%, as long as it's non-reflective.

I was thinking maybe doing
50% Driver/Passenger
20% Rear and back seats

What do you guys think?
15% all around then, 35% on the windshield.

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Old 10-21-2012, 12:52 PM   #45
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Are you having any problems seeing at night when backing up going 5% in the back?
I have 5% on the back of my focus and if there are not any street lights it is nearly impossible to see out the back at night.
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paint on windows , now iv heard it all lol

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I painted the sunroof in the Talon... Have to do something until I can source a new roof skin.

You're also not legally obligated to have windows past the front two seats if, you have to side mounted rear view mirrors. So, there is no reason that painting them is wrong.
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We have 15 % all the way around with black interior it's not to bad I've had 5% before and will never do it again you can't see curbs at night.
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Are you having any problems seeing at night when backing up going 5% in the back?
It's not horrible. But I have to take my shades off when in a parking garage. I always open my door when backing up. Can't tell where the bumper ends. I have done a slow back into a co workers Maurano. No damage! Thinking maybe a back up camera or sensors.
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I painted the sunroof in the Talon... Have to do something until I can source a new roof skin.

You're also not legally obligated to have windows past the front two seats if, you have to side mounted rear view mirrors. So, there is no reason that painting them is wrong.
its not that i though its wrong , i just wouldnt want blind spots like that , iv got 20 percent in back and its hard enough to see as is .

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