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Old 08-04-2006, 10:02 AM
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Hey im getting my windows tinted next week, and i want to know what % tint you guys like the best. all opinions are appreciated.
 
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Old 08-04-2006, 10:11 AM
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20% is the most common for front windows, Illegal, but not too dark.

5% on the rear and 1/4 windows.

And yes the windshield strip is a good thing.

No, don't get the dot matrix tinted, they have a vinyl they can put on that to make it look better.


I think that covers all the questions that are forth coming.

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Old 08-04-2006, 11:03 AM
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Well it looks like Michigan doesnt have any window tint laws. I think 20% on rear window, 35% on the side windows, and a 5% windshield strip looks good.
 
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Old 08-04-2006, 11:09 AM
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Originally Posted by 03gtmustang
Well it looks like Michigan doesnt have any window tint laws. I think 20% on rear window, 35% on the side windows, and a 5% windshield strip looks good.

if they dont have any tint laws then get 5% on all the windows... i have 3% on mine and i love it but some may say its too dark. 5 or 10% is perfect for most people.
 
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I would say 5% on rear, rear sides and windshield strip, 15% on doors if you have no tint laws.
 
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Old 08-04-2006, 08:51 PM
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ive seen prices from $150 to $250+. What should i expect to pay to get a pretty good job done.
 
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:28 PM
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Probably $150-$200 including the windshield strip and vinyl in the back.
 
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:33 PM
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Thats what i really expected to pay.

I think im going 20% on the side windows. I just dont know i how dark i want the rear window.
I just think 5% is a little too dark.
 
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Old 08-04-2006, 09:53 PM
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I'm pretty sure we do have tint laws. I've heard of people getting tickets for tint around here.
 
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Old 08-05-2006, 01:10 AM
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Originally Posted by Rabbit
20% is the most common for front windows, Illegal, but not too dark.

5% on the rear and 1/4 windows.

And yes the windshield strip is a good thing.

No, don't get the dot matrix tinted, they have a vinyl they can put on that to make it look better.


I think that covers all the questions that are forth coming.

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Rabbit hit it on the head. 5% on the back shouldn't be too dark, but i will admit i have trouble backing up at night sometimes with my 5%. 20% is perfect for the sides, illegal but light enough that you won't get harassed by cops.
 
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Old 08-05-2006, 03:48 AM
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20% all around loooks perfect to me.
 
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Old 08-05-2006, 08:15 AM
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Originally Posted by matrixpuba
20% all around loooks perfect to me.

I thinks thats what i might do.
 
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Old 08-05-2006, 08:24 AM
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20% front,5% 1/4 windows and the back one..
 
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Old 08-05-2006, 08:43 AM
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20% front,5% 1/4 windows and the back one..
i like the way that looks but its too hard to see out of at night. try backing into a parking garage with low lighting:censored:
 
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hay piston fan what part of michigan are you from?
 
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Originally Posted by 03gtmustang
Well it looks like Michigan doesnt have any window tint laws. I think 20% on rear window, 35% on the side windows, and a 5% windshield strip looks good.
yes they do, you can only have a 4 inch strip on the top of the front two windows of any car, and as dark as you want on the back windows and rear. not to call you out but i got popped my a bored cop looking for something to do on a sunday afternoon in "nowwheresville" michigan cost me $70 bucks cause i wasnt about to rip the tint off.
 
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Originally Posted by matrixpuba
hay piston fan what part of michigan are you from?
20 miles north of Detroit
 
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Originally Posted by bcassette
yes they do, you can only have a 4 inch strip on the top of the front two windows of any car, and as dark as you want on the back windows and rear. not to call you out but i got popped my a bored cop looking for something to do on a sunday afternoon in "nowwheresville" michigan cost me $70 bucks cause i wasnt about to rip the tint off.
what % tint did you have?
 
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wow Piston, you're not far from me at all. What area do you live in? Centerline/Warren area? I live up by Mt Clemens.
 
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sterling heights
 
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i was born and raised in michigam. trenton and river rouge
 
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