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Old 05-31-2012, 02:26 PM   #1
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Window tinting

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?


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Old 05-31-2012, 02:29 PM   #2
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I suggest 35% on front door windows, 20% on rear doors and back windows. I've had this setup for my last two cars, and it's perfect for me. I think you might regret going as light as 50% for the front doors.
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Old 05-31-2012, 03:24 PM   #3
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I recently bought a Groupon for tinting at a local shop and I've been debating what percentage to choose when I drop the car off Saturday. 35% is legal in MD and I'm leaning toward that all the way around. I had 20% put on my last car, but I wanted to match the tint on the rear windows that came from the factory. I think 20% would look too dark against the bright Blue Candy paint.
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Old 05-31-2012, 03:28 PM   #4
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I'd go as dark as you possibly can on the fronts. You'll only regret it later if you don't. The first thing I do any time I buy a car is go get 5% tint done all around as well as a big strip across the front windshield but they're not real strict on tint in oklahoma.
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Old 05-31-2012, 03:47 PM   #5
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50% tint is hardly even noticeable.. I'd go 35 up front and ~20 on the back. It's a pretty common pairing.
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35 up front and rear window, 20 on the rear passenger and side windows, 5 for visor tint and moonroof.

This will give you mo' cool and you'll still be able to see out at night without rolling your windows down.
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I have 10 all around and should have went 5 up front and 0 on the back. The darker the better for tint. IMO


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being front tint is legal, I'd go 20% in the back and 35% on the fronts. 50% is useless. I had this setup before. If you like it dark, go with 5% on back. Where I live no front tint is legal so after getting pulled over all the time, I went 5% on the backs and that's it.
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just go 20% all round. its nice and a good solid dark tint, but still not that pitch black look that will get you pulled over. in certain lights 20% looks like a 35%, but at night you basically can't see in it. during the day its usually a dark silo at best with 20%
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I'd go as dark as you possibly can on the fronts. You'll only regret it later if you don't. The first thing I do any time I buy a car is go get 5% tint done all around as well as a big strip across the front windshield but they're not real strict on tint in oklahoma.
This. Law is 50% fronts in Ohio and I have 12% all around. I wouldn't go any lighter (and thinking about going 5%). Best mod you can do to a new car.
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