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35% all around 29 82.86%
30% in the back and 35-40% in the front 6 17.14%
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      04-29-2011, 06:46 PM   #23
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I have 20%, and i covered the sensor on the rearview mirror with a small piece of electric tape. So, the rearview and side mirrors don't dim at all. You won't need them to dim, because with the tint you are never blinded.
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I like the tint. I think it's perfect. Forgot to take a pix in front of the shop afterwards because I was in a hurry to head somewhere.
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      04-30-2011, 02:39 AM   #25
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      04-30-2011, 11:40 AM   #26
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78% is too light...
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      04-30-2011, 01:38 PM   #27
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I'm at the shop right now and the car is being worked on as we speak. Decided to go with 30% on the rear windshield and 35 on the rest of the windows. Thanks for the suggestion on the different shade!
You're welcome. How's the end result?

What brand tint did you get?
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You're welcome. How's the end result?

What brand tint did you get?
I went with ForumlaOne's Pinnacle. I love the result. It's dark enough to give some privacy and is light enough that it doesn't look ghetto.

I got mine done at Rocky Mountain Tint in Livermore (he's the only shop in the area that carries F1 Pinnacle film). The guy was extremely cool. He showed me 30%, 35%, and 40% tint and I couldn't tell the difference. So I decided to stick with 35% all around and 30% in the rear windshield. I'll post some pix up soon (forgot to take one in front of the shop).
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      04-30-2011, 01:47 PM   #30
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35 doesnt give you any privacy during a sunny day, you'll be poker facing a lot when you are looking at people at the red light and they stare right at you
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you can also get road head in privacy behind 15 too.
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      04-30-2011, 01:51 PM   #32
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you can also get road head in privacy behind 15 too.
yep, got it the other day
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yep, got it the other day
Isnt it awesome...you can right next to a cop and they will have no idea whats going on
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      04-30-2011, 02:42 PM   #34
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35 doesnt give you any privacy during a sunny day, you'll be poker facing a lot when you are looking at people at the red light and they stare right at you
Yeah. I didn't care as much for the day time. My main concern was heat and some privacy at night. I think 15% would have been way too dark for me. I didn't need for people not to see me in the day time so I didn't go with 15%. I think 35% looks really clean though. I was rolling by a line of people waiting for FAST FIVE at a local theater last night and my friends told me a lot of people were checking out my car. lol
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I'm at the shop right now and the car is being worked on as we speak. Decided to go with 30% on the rear windshield and 35 on the rest of the windows. Thanks for the suggestion on the different shade!
Good choice! Post pics when you're done
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      06-02-2011, 07:02 PM   #37
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I would go 15% or 10%. I have 5% now and it's a tad on the dark side.
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