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      03-30-2011, 09:24 AM   #1
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tint:

i know this has been discussed million times and one.

but how much is fair price to tint the following car:

-2011 x5
-2011 honda accord

i am getting price quote of about 250$ each. It's been while since i had my last car tinted and wanted to see if i am in line.

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      03-30-2011, 09:45 AM   #2
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Damn.....rip off! I've had tint with lifetime warranty run between 160-200 on 4dr. Not talking about the cheap stuff that turns purple after 4 years.
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      03-30-2011, 09:59 AM   #3
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I'd say that's relatively in line - but maybe a tad on the high side. I have Madico tint and it was $220 for my e90.
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I dont understand why you people pay so much for tint.. this is my 3rd car.. and I always get llumar tint with a lifetime warranty for $150.. any shade.
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i pay no more than 150 for all of my cars no matter how big/small
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I dont understand why you people pay so much for tint.. this is my 3rd car.. and I always get llumar tint with a lifetime warranty for $150.. any shade.
Its all about location location location...I know for a fact that VA is normally higher than most tint shops in MD.
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      03-30-2011, 03:29 PM   #8
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I paid $250 for ceramic tint llumar. That's the best price for one of the best tints out there.
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texas, florida and california prices are much more inexpensive.

I don't want to pay 150-170$ for inexpensive tint. Which I have seen change colors.
but i want to make sure i am getting good tint and they are good for at least 7 years etc.

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      03-31-2011, 01:51 PM   #10
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I thought you did tinting?
I paid $160 for Llumar 35% all around,3 years and still perfect.
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my only regret is not doing 15% again.. 20% just isnt quite dark enough for me
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In md you can't get away with that dark. 35% is the lowest we can go. Llumar is amazingly good tint. I it ceramic because of idrive. If you dont have that, don't spent more than 150 for all around plus sunroof.
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I thought you did tinting?
I paid $160 for Llumar 35% all around,3 years and still perfect.
nope. i never did tinting. Only paint protection film and detailing and dinoc.

But no tinting here. :-(

Dave,

can you PM me your phone number please?
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In md you can't get away with that dark. 35% is the lowest we can go. Llumar is amazingly good tint. I it ceramic because of idrive. If you dont have that, don't spent more than 150 for all around plus sunroof.
I have 5% on 3 vehicles, 5% on previous vehicles and I have never had to remove or gotten a ticket for it. You can do 5%, just dont give the cop a reason to be a dick about the tint

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I thought you did tinting?
I paid $160 for Llumar 35% all around,3 years and still perfect.

Good price!!!! That's what I paid for 5% on my F-350 Crew Cab with sunroof
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Hello,
I'm most time in M3 forum, but here info I have used:

NO LIMITS MOBILE WINDOW TINTING 571 251 5735.(Lifetime warranty)

I have used this company already twice. The guy will drive your location and do that. He has done a good job so far for both my vehicles.
I don't work for this company and don't share any profit with this company. It's not a promotion, but just personal recommendation for fellow BMW M3 owners.

I paid last time 100 for two front windows with removing old tint. Tell him that you are from guy owns jetblack BMW with very dark tint.
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LA Tint. that's about much i paid
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That stuff that used to turn purple has not been around for awhile now.
But keep at around 35% as a finished product.
Remember car glass already has some factory tint in it.
So if you put on 35% you will get about 25-27% finished %.
The lower the number, the darker the tint.
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That stuff that used to turn purple has not been around for awhile now.
But keep at around 35% as a finished product.
Remember car glass already has some factory tint in it.
So if you put on 35% you will get about 25-27% finished %
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The lower the number, the darker the tint.
I can speak to this as I had to remove my tint to pass the MD safety inspection. Tried two times to get it certified and had readings of 30 and 27.5 with 35% 3M CS tint.
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I can speak to this as I had to remove my tint to pass the MD safety inspection. Tried two times to get it certified and had readings of 30 and 27.5 with 35% 3M CS tint.
Yeah so true. When I was in MD I had this same problem. Such a bummer.
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i know this has been discussed million times and one.

but how much is fair price to tint the following car:

-2011 x5
-2011 honda accord

i am getting price quote of about 250$ each. It's been while since i had my last car tinted and wanted to see if i am in line.

thanks!

Not sure if this helps but I had a 2002 accord coupe and got it tinted for $140; good labor and quality quantum tint too back in a well-known California tint shop ...
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