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      12-23-2012, 07:57 PM   #1
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should i or should i not?!?!?

im getting my windows tinted this week and they will be 35% all around..
should i also tint my tail lights or not?
please give me your thoughts..
and if there ar any pics that is the same color car as me with tinted lights please post them
thx

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      12-23-2012, 07:58 PM   #2
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I'd like to see the tail lights tinted also
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      12-23-2012, 08:13 PM   #3
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no to tail light tinting. why would you want to make something to help other drivers not rear end you harder to see? and do not say that by tinting them it won't reduce disability, how can adding black ANY percentage NOT reduce visibility.

Also looks ricerish.
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      12-23-2012, 08:17 PM   #4
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      12-23-2012, 08:27 PM   #5
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Nope. Buy the darker ones or forget it.
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      12-23-2012, 08:30 PM   #6
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i dont understand why people tint their LCI tail lights. They are just beautiful like that!
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      12-23-2012, 08:35 PM   #7
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Honestly I wouldn't do it.

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      12-23-2012, 08:38 PM   #8
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Don't tint the tail lights... Like others have mentioned, it's difficult for people to see your brake lights.
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      12-23-2012, 09:01 PM   #9
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No no no no no NOOOOOOO!!!!!!
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      12-23-2012, 09:15 PM   #10
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thx guys.. could i smoke them??
and how would that look?
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      12-23-2012, 09:20 PM   #11
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Definitely no tint but I think a well done smoke job could look good... but I haven't seen it before
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Definitely no tint but I think a well done smoke job could look good... but I haven't seen it before
where can i get it done at?
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      12-23-2012, 09:49 PM   #14
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Hell no! Please don't do it. A little smoked would be okay though.
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Hell no! Please don't do it. A little smoked would be okay though.
how can i smoke it?
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where can i get it done at?
Not sure I've never had it done before.
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how can i smoke it?
I'm not really sure but I think it's the same thing as tinting it except you use a very light tint shade.
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I'm not really sure but I think it's the same thing as tinting it except you use a very light tint shade.
thats what i wanna do.. nothing dark
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thats what i wanna do.. nothing dark
Whole time I thought you were aiming for something like this, that's honestly a no no in my book. If it's something really light, I think it's okay. At the end of the day, it's all up to you though!
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as long as its really light smoke level maybe, but tinted with proper tint has never gone well on my personal encounters
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