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    Question Window tint

    Getting my Windows tinted soon just wandering what y'all suggest for a black truck im thinking 15% want it a little darker than the stock on the rear and if you were to put 15% over the stock would it make it darker than 15%, thanks in advance
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    Just make sure you check your local tint laws, so you dont have any problems.
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    Quote Originally Posted by murdog94 View Post
    Just make sure you check your local tint laws, so you dont have any problems.
    don't have to worry about that around here there not enforced

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    I think it will look a bit darker, id ask the tint shop, i had to go with something like 20% on the rear window when i wanted 10%.. Wierd how it works..
    And if they arent messed with then id tint away.,. Here in MN we get stopped for having any tint on our front windows.

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    I tinted mine as dark as the law allowed and i tinted them all the way around. But then i was forced to take my double eyebrows off the front windows.
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    Quote Originally Posted by caddiac View Post
    A guy I use to work with was ticketed for tint that was too dark. I am just a couple hours up the road from ya so, yea they enforce it - just not consistently. If it were me I would look at the darkest legal tint and if that was enough, so be it. If I wanted more,I could then choose to take a calculated risk of how far over the limit to go.
    ive got several buddys running 5% and dont have any trouble around here so im not worried bout it im thinkin between 15-20% which isn't much under the 27% legal

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    i say go for the limo tint!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 99ChevyZ71 View Post
    don't have to worry about that around here there not enforced
    Must be nice...they check your tint when you get your vehicle inspected every year here. My dad had to take his tint off and have 35% put on before they would pass him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canislupis69 View Post
    Must be nice...they check your tint when you get your vehicle inspected every year here. My dad had to take his tint off and have 35% put on before they would pass him.
    thats y im glad we dont have inspections but that does suck

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    I have 20%+5% all the way around.. If you put a layer of 20% on your rear windows it will then be 5% or around that.. 2 layers of 20 is 5... And my back windows were 18.5% so their all inbetween 15-20% stock usually

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