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Old 11-02-2013, 07:35 PM   #31
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so what % of tint then you will start having trouble seeing and reversing at night?

name of some of the better tints?
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:27 PM   #32
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I have 20% on mine and I can see out when the rear is illuminated but it is still a bit hard to see. I have a bit darker on my 4Runner and I sometimes have to roll down my rear window to see.

I have Llumar by 3M and I had that on my DSM for over 10 years til I sold it and I have had it on my truck since 2000 and no issues with peeling or fading.
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Old 11-06-2013, 12:56 PM   #33
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I have 27%.... (state legal limit). I have no problems seeing at night.
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:47 PM   #34
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I have 35% on the side windows w/ limo 5% on the rear window & windsheild band. If you get a windsheild band at the top make sure they cut it level across vs curved w/ the windsheild. I have mine down 10'' or so. $200. plus 20. for the windsheild band. Pricing goes by location, time of yr & how dark you want to go. Of course that is w/ 3m.
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:51 PM   #35
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Old 11-11-2013, 02:58 AM   #36
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I have 35% on the side windows w/ limo 5% on the rear window & windsheild band. If you get a windsheild band at the top make sure they cut it level across vs curved w/ the windsheild. I have mine down 10'' or so. $200. plus 20. for the windsheild band. Pricing goes by location, time of yr & how dark you want to go. Of course that is w/ 3m.
is it hard to see at night with 5%, I gonna do 5% all around I wonder if that's a bad idea heh
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when I had my old car done the guy did all the window in 5% because he had run out of the legal limit for the front doors
It was like driving a cardboard box at night , I would have to put the front windows down to safely make a turn at night
I had to get the guy to redo the front doors
In well lit areas at night 5% isn't so bad , in a dark area its sucks backing up
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is it hard to see at night with 5%, I gonna do 5% all around I wonder if that's a bad idea heh
I wouldn't recommend it on the front doors
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is it hard to see at night with 5%, I gonna do 5% all around I wonder if that's a bad idea heh
You live in Vegas, I'd do 20% or 25% for the side windows & 5% for the rear window. Do a 5% windsheild band too. Make sure to have them cut it even on the bottom vs have it curved w/ the windshield.
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I wouldn't recommend it on the front doors
This^^^^^ I like using the same shade for the front & rear side windows. Looks stupid when the front is lighter & the rear darker.
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