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Old 12-25-2012, 03:43 PM   #681
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If you have the time take it to court. Innocent till proven guilty. All you have to do is ask for the proof you were over the limit
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:24 PM   #682
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got 35% llumar all around.

Will upload pics when my cover isn't 95% covered in snow
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Old 12-25-2012, 09:46 PM   #683
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The one good thing that came out of my recent car crash was the free tint the collision repair shop had done for me!


what brand and where did you get the nose
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Old 12-25-2012, 10:04 PM   #684
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Its a Magnetbra - http://www.magnetbra.com/index.php.
I first read about it in this thread - http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/s...gnetbra&page=3.

Kinda like a big fridge magnet - The first installation was bit of a pain and took some time and patience, but now whenever I wash the car or after a heavy rainfall, I just peel half of it and the edging strip back , wipe it and the hood dry of any moisture, lay it back down, put the edging strip back on and then do the other side, takes just a few minutes.
I must admit , that at first I was a little unsure of the look, but now I love it and have had many compliments about the look. And it does protect the front edge of the hood.
For the price compared to other car bras I would definitely recommend it.
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Old 12-25-2012, 11:33 PM   #685
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:14 PM   #686
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70% allows 70% of the light in aka. Its clear.

Most cops don't hassle you for tint until, they can not see at least a shadow of what is going on in the car. Granted, there are the ones out there looking to get out of the car and move around but, they also use the tint as a means of finding a bigger offense.
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I have an interesting story here...I had to bring my focus back to the dealership to have them take a look at the unresponsive 5-way controls on my steering wheel so the "shuttle guy" drove my back to work and I was telling him about my plans about having my windows tinted. We talked about PA having lame tint laws and the fact that I might just risk it and have a 35% tint on the rear windows..basically knowingly breaking the law, all the time pointing out all the cars we passed by having tints that were obviously over the limit (which is 70% on all the windows here in PA). It turned out the guy was actually a retired cop (!) and was/is a pro-lame/strict-PA-tint-laws! Well...that was an uncomfortable ride.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:28 PM   #687
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I have an interesting story here...I had to bring my focus back to the dealership to have them take a look at the unresponsive 5-way controls on my steering wheel so the "shuttle guy" drove my back to work and I was telling him about my plans about having my windows tinted. We talked about PA having lame tint laws and the fact that I might just risk it and have a 35% tint on the rear windows..basically knowingly breaking the law, all the time pointing out all the cars we passed by having tints that were obviously over the limit (which is 70% on all the windows here in PA). It turned out the guy was actually a retired cop (!) and was/is a pro-lame/strict-PA-tint-laws! Well...that was an uncomfortable ride.
I am in the Poconos all the time, I am back and forth between NY & PA (work in Brooklyn)...My car is registered at my house in PA so I have PA plates, I have 35% on my rear windshield and 50% (yes I know it is light) on all my side windows. So far I have not been hassled by any cop in any state.
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I am in the Poconos all the time, I am back and forth between NY & PA (work in Brooklyn)...My car is registered at my house in PA so I have PA plates, I have 35% on my rear windshield and 50% (yes I know it is light) on all my side windows. So far I have not been hassled by any cop in any state.
That's the thing, they won't hassle you with your tints unless you do something prior to that. If you get pulled over due to speeding (or reckless, or whatever), then it's almost guaranteed they'll also cite you with your tints being over the limit. It also depends on the cop. Of course this is all based on what I read online. I don't personally know anyone getting in trouble because of this.
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I wonder if any of you can help me with a question I have. First of all I am in WA so I guess the tint laws are 35% but you can't tint the front passenger, driver, or windshield :/ but I see tons of cars who do it that way. How likely is it to get pulled over for having 35% all the way around?

Also, How do they tint windows? I have some star wars decals on my back window that I would really like to keep and was wondering if they tint from the inside or the outside ?

Obviously I am a newb :P
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I wonder if any of you can help me with a question I have. First of all I am in WA so I guess the tint laws are 35% but you can't tint the front passenger, driver, or windshield :/ but I see tons of cars who do it that way. How likely is it to get pulled over for having 35% all the way around?

Also, How do they tint windows? I have some star wars decals on my back window that I would really like to keep and was wondering if they tint from the inside or the outside ?

Obviously I am a newb :P
The tint film is applied to the inside of the windows. No one can tell you how likely it is to get pulled over for it, some people get pulled over immediately and frequently and others don't draw any attention from the police so its really hit and miss.
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