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      03-15-2007, 09:32 PM   #1
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TINT

My e90 feels so naked without tint so I will be taking it in tomorrow for tint. So I have a few questions. How dark should I go? What is a good percentage tint that I should get? Possibly so its not limo nor too clear. If you have any pics of your car that you'd like to share along with your experience please do.

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      03-15-2007, 10:42 PM   #2
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      03-15-2007, 10:46 PM   #3
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This is the only one i have since i got tint but its 15% and i love it
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      03-15-2007, 10:49 PM   #4
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This is the only one i have since i got tint but its 15% and i love it
dang you must be getting "road head" with that dark of tint. lol.
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      03-15-2007, 10:58 PM   #5
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lol yea i had 18% on my x5 and always wanted darker so i went 15 on this and i like it its not so dark it looks cheap but its drk enough the black interior makes it look worse than it is.
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      03-16-2007, 12:00 AM   #6
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I like lighter tints on darker cars and darker tints on lighter cars...
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      03-16-2007, 12:07 AM   #7
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I would recommend no darker the 20-35%. I would also suggest getting the same percentage around the entire car to create a better flow.
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      03-16-2007, 12:17 AM   #8
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20s would be the lowest i'd go.. also +1 on the all around.. it's not a van or suv.
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      03-16-2007, 12:21 AM   #9
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i have 35% but it changes so often its incredible. sometimes i doubt that theres even tint on it while it looks like limo at other times. just depends on the light so i dont really think %'s are that important but maybe thats just me
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      03-16-2007, 12:37 AM   #10
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35% all the way around... Looks sweet on the black
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      03-16-2007, 02:01 AM   #11
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Will post picks once I pick it up tomorrow.
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      03-16-2007, 03:08 AM   #12
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yeah i like 35% it's clean and classy
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      03-16-2007, 05:30 AM   #13
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just got my car tinted yesterday.... 35% Maui law!
like it alot... would probably go down to 30%
washed the car today, was going to take a pic to post...
but the gf hid it from me!!! will post tom...
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Lol u live in orange county, so u just need 35+ no need to go low unless you live out here in the desert.. Like it wouldnt be common to see 5% or 0% out here all the time
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i got 20%s on my white E90 and i love it
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What % looks good on Arctic? Suggestions please!
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I ended up with going with 30% on my black on black ride. Looks good will post pics im just waiting on my grille b4 i shoot.
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I like lighter tints on darker cars and darker tints on lighter cars...

+1 I'll be getting my windows tinted next week :rocks:
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      03-16-2007, 11:48 PM   #19
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how much did he ask? i`m getting one of my windows retinted on wednesday.
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I've got 20% ceramic Llumar tint all around and LOVE IT! I'm considering redoing the back limo to fix the dot matrix, but after seeing the posts, having different % won't look as clean... I'll have pics tommorow for ya!
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5 % all around
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15 - 20% is the only way to go. Anything higher than that is a waste.
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