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Old 01-14-2013, 04:12 PM   #1
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MK3 (2013 SE) stock window tint?

Hi guys,
I tried to look online but can't find anything.
What is the window tint for my model? I have the 2013 SE Sedan with the equipment package (which means it comes with appearance package).
I ask because I want to get tint, but it's already slightly tinted and I'd like to know the percentage.
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:30 PM   #2
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I've been curious, too.
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Old 01-14-2013, 08:38 PM   #3
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Judging by the cars on the lot when I shopped around, not to any appreciable amount
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They have a UV solar tint only. Not a visible darkness to it. I bought 32% tint for my car and when pulled over it measured 28% if that matters. Either a flux in the tint itself or the stock windows are tinted very slightly to about 96% (or 4% from 100% visibility).
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They have a UV solar tint only. Not a visible darkness to it. I bought 32% tint for my car and when pulled over it measured 28% if that matters. Either a flux in the tint itself or the stock windows are tinted very slightly to about 96% (or 4% from 100% visibility).
Not to be contrary, but there absolutely is a visible tint on 2013SE, with basic equip package. Perhaps it varies.
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Most "clear" glass on cars these days is going to be around 70%. If your state checks window tint with their safety inspections, you might stop in and see if they can put a meter on it for you.
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I just got my glass tinted all around with a 5% strip. I got the higher quality one for $300 total. They said it was Solar Guard and Llumar. They said my stock tint was at about 67% , so I chose their 45%, which they said would bring it down to 38% total. If I had chosen their 35% film, they said it would have brought it down to 28-30% so I decided not to risk it and go with 38% as MD law allows 35% . Looks great so far, only thing I noticed is the strip's alignment is about 1mm too high on the driver's AS-1 line and about 1mm too low on the passenger's AS-1. It might be the AS-1's are off, I haven't measured mine yet. If they are not I might go back in to get it adjusted.
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wouldn't it be .67 * .45 = .3015?
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Looks great so far, only thing I noticed is the strip's alignment is about 1mm too high on the driver's AS-1 line and about 1mm too low on the passenger's AS-1. It might be the AS-1's are off, I haven't measured mine yet. If they are not I might go back in to get it adjusted.
I'm sure your AS-1 marks are even. It's really not hard to end up with a slightly crooked eyebrow.

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wouldn't it be .67 * .45 = .3015?
Yes. ~30%
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