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      04-15-2010, 11:13 AM   #925
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I'm getting 35% 3M all around done as I type this!
where are u getting this done and how much is it costing you?
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      04-15-2010, 11:15 AM   #926
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I think if you have light interior colors then lighter tint will look even lighter. Also, on a black car tint tends to look a little darker. I did 35% all around on my black e90 and it looked awesome but I did 20% on my new space gray and I think its perfect! I think anything darker than 20% starts getting ghetto.
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      04-15-2010, 11:16 AM   #927
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where are u getting this done and how much is it costing you?
I did mine at tnt tinting for like $250.
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I think if you have light interior colors then lighter tint will look even lighter. Also, on a black car tint tends to look a little darker. I did 35% all around on my black e90 and it looked awesome but I did 20% on my new space gray and I think its perfect! I think anything darker than 20% starts getting ghetto.
I have a black e90 so I might go with 35 as well...do u have any pics of ur car...I see that the pics that u have in ur 'garage' were taken before the tint....
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here backs are 35 on mine

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      04-15-2010, 01:23 PM   #930
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thanks bro....will try to get this done asap...
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Here's my old bimmer with 35%





And here is the new one with 20%

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looks so much better cuz the shadow line trim helps connect the tint to the rest of the car. Old on had the silver trim that looks hideous.
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oh and josh, do me a favor and maybe see if you can contact your guy and see if he knows whats available in the next month.
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35% it is then...
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Looks like there is a 2 weeks wait at TNT , guess will have it to wait till then..
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      04-15-2010, 06:53 PM   #937
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Yeah, TNT was pretty busy today. I had to book 2 1/2 weeks ahead! They said they start getting really busy around March and it last till almost November. I think 35% is perfect for me. Now I just have to install my pedals and dp's before the big meet.

Seth, where did you get your trim blacked out or did you do it yourself?
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That didn't work... gotta use the U2B code

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That didn't work... gotta use the U2B code

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I tried doing the same thing....fuckin' site.

How's it going Seth? Can you send me the contact information of the guy who fixes rims?
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Yep his name is Mike Broderick with Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists and his cell is 608-333-6292. He does a lot of work for Zimbrick and he can either come to you or you can meet him somewhere and wait.
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Do you know what he charges?
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between $80 and $125 per wheel depending on how bad it looks. I had one that was pretty f-d up in like 4 spots and it was the full $125. I had another one that was just 1 spot and an easy fix and it was $80 (however this one was a winter wheel and off the car so I just gave it to him and it took him a week or so to get it back to me, maybe why it was cheaper).
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Good to know. Thanks!

How's your mom?
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