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      03-15-2006, 01:55 PM   #67
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Contemplating Huber ceramic 50 or 60 to try to stay legal in NY. Anyone have any experience with this? Is it too light to make a difference?
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Just tinted yesterday!
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      03-20-2006, 10:36 AM   #70
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bmwczech,
what % is your tint? looks damn cool with your white IMO!
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what % is your tint? looks damn cool with your white IMO!
Thanks for your comments Bimmer325!

I have 35% on the front driver & passenger sides and 20% on the rear window & rear side windows.
I debates over the tinting for some time and decided on this combination & I am very happy with the results.
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What happedned to the other thread like this? Just wondering how many different % tints there are. Massachusetts limit is 35% all around. That sucks because I would love to go 20% but don't want the hassle of the police.
No the limit is 20%
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      03-22-2006, 11:24 PM   #74
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Hey Spinzon

I live in Jax. Where did you get the tint done. What brand and how much should I expect to pay?
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Tint Recommendations

Can someone give me some choices on brands and color choices for tint. Live in Florida and want to stay legal. How much should I expect to pay?
28% (Front sides) 15% (Rear sides)15% (back)
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I have decided not to get my windows tinted because no one would be able to see the big smile on my face.
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What happedned to the other thread like this? Just wondering how many different % tints there are. Massachusetts limit is 35% all around. That sucks because I would love to go 20% but don't want the hassle of the police.
Toronto's limit is 25% but its too light for me. I want to go 15% or 10%.
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Thanks for your comments Bimmer325!

I have 35% on the front driver & passenger sides and 20% on the rear window & rear side windows.
I debates over the tinting for some time and decided on this combination & I am very happy with the results.
NICE, but your 35% is very DARK, I am surprised. Cuz I have a 25% now on my Acura, and its not very dark. That is why I have decided to go to 15% FRONT and 10% back and rear when I get my E90.
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Contemplating Huber ceramic 50 or 60 to try to stay legal in NY. Anyone have any experience with this? Is it too light to make a difference?

hey im from outside of albany, and i just checked the official laws and its 70% for the front but anything for the rear.......

i wanted to get tint in the next couple weeks, i dont know if i should get the 'charchoal' or the 'executive'
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some pictures of my tints.

5% back 15% front...doing 5 all around soon and tinting windshield 30 soon.
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some pictures of my tints.

5% back 15% front...doing 5 all around soon and tinting windshield 30 soon.
I have to say that this % is very nice with the Black Sapphire Metallic .. I think I will go with this tint % too ...
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      04-24-2006, 08:18 PM   #83
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Sorry for the dumb question guys, but does tinting mean "paint" or just put on (glue) some polaroid film paper??
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Would anybody be kind enough to answer me? :-)
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Tinting is adhering a film that to the interior side of your windows on the car. The tint can be made of different materials, such as dye-based (cheapest and lowest quality), metallic (most common), and ceramic.


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Sorry for the dumb question guys, but does tinting mean "paint" or just put on (glue) some polaroid film paper??
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Just tinted yesterday!
Beautiful location...
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If I don't have CA, Nav, or care about AM reception (I do have Satellite radio though)...any reason not to go with a standard metallic tint?

Do the ceramic tints (Formula One in my area) have a slight reflective look to them like the metallics?

Thoughts on Carbon (Suntek) tints?

My primary reason for tinting is for heat...
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These are the only pics i have at work. Jet black with 20% all around. I love it!
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