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      11-02-2011, 10:23 PM   #1
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Those of you on LI with tint below 35%

how often do you guys get bothered about you illegal tints on LI. i would like to get 20% but i dont want to get hassled all the time.
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      11-03-2011, 07:52 AM   #2
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i got pulled over 2 blocks from my house the other day for 20%..i just looked at the cop like are you kidding me..i wave to you every single morning and today of all days in the past few months you decide to pull me over?!
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      11-03-2011, 08:52 AM   #3
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      11-03-2011, 09:00 AM   #4
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20% and have had no issues
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      11-03-2011, 09:17 AM   #5
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i have 25%'s knock on wood no problems yet. Just open ur windows if u ever roll by a cop. my boy has 5% and no problems either.
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      11-03-2011, 05:53 PM   #6
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i got 20% all around and only once i had a problem...lets just say i got pulled over for something else and he threw the tint tickets in as a dessert lol i went to court and they dropped those fines because i was able to get proof that i removed them ....but today i got stared down by a cop at a light lol long island cops or atleast nassau cops are pretty lenient with them
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      11-03-2011, 05:59 PM   #7
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Have %5.
Never had a problem.
It's a secondary offense meaning they can't pull you over for that alone. If they pull you for speeding they can add that tho.
back when i lived in suffolk when i had my 94 mustang gt a cop pulled me over near my house for my tints and only for my tints... and gave me tickets for them.
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      11-03-2011, 06:27 PM   #8
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Have %5.
Never had a problem.
It's a secondary offense meaning they can't pull you over for that alone. If they pull you for speeding they can add that tho.
lol you don't know what your talking about. I've been pulled over just for tints 4 times...
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      11-03-2011, 11:14 PM   #9
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i was afraid of this, so i just got 35%. dark enough for me. even though 20% looks better... im just chicken ship.
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      11-03-2011, 11:50 PM   #10
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Have %5.
Never had a problem.
It's a secondary offense meaning they can't pull you over for that alone. If they pull you for speeding they can add that tho.
You sure about that?


I don't think that's the case for NY any longer.


I've gotten pulled over twice with my last cars. Once was in the city when I had 5% tint. Cop pulled up next to me at a light and asked me how dark my tint was (he saw the back windshield bc the rest were down). I said 5%, then he asked me to pull over... got out of the ticket though.

Another time I was driving down a boulevard at 3AM doing the speed limit, if not below since it's always the same damn cop sitting there with a radar gun. He pulls out of his hole and pulls me over. Reason? Tint only, nothing else.
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      11-04-2011, 07:32 AM   #11
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Have %5.
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It's a secondary offense meaning they can't pull you over for that alone. If they pull you for speeding they can add that tho.
not true, i got pulled over for tints more than once
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      11-04-2011, 07:51 AM   #12
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in my honda I never put tint and got pulled over anyways. in my bimma, limo and never got pulled over
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I had 5% Doubled to limo on the rear windows and 5% on the front of my old S8 Got pulled over 2 times, I have 20% on my 335i havent gotten caught yet.
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      11-13-2011, 11:37 PM   #14
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black interior and 35 all around. looks good not too dark and 0 problems. i have a white car too.
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