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REALLY NICE RANDY, looks sharp!!
 

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NICE!! See, that big ass rear window needs some tint to look good!! Makes the rear end view at least 200% better.

Did you tint the front sides at all? They still look stock. I went with one step darker than CT legal (whoops) all the way around. Makes the silver body color of my ES look real good.
 

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First off, the reflection of the grass makes my car look green in those pictures :eek:

Second, the back 3 windows are 5% (limo).

last, the front 2 windows are not tinted at all (still stock)...the reason being that on my 98, I tinted them the lightest I could find (51%) and still got a freaking ticket!!!! It's illegal in IL to tint those windows at all....
 

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that blows, i have limo tint all the way around except for windshield.
 

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**** that does suck, I once saw some guy with a cop, and the guy was scraping off the tint. LOL, made me laugh. Ive got pretty dark tint, darkest that is legal Im told. but I want the windshield done, on the top and bottom.
 

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No legal side tints in illinois??? That sucks, and here I was thinking CT police were hard-asses. The good news in CT is that they won't pull you over just for tint. Unless you give them a good reason they will generally leave you alone. Another plus is that the tint shop I use will retint both side windows for around $25 if you do get pulled over.
 

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tell her to move. your car is more important right? jeez.


on second thought, maybe you should keep all those thoughts to yourself. :D
 

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Randy, the tint looks pretty sweet. I have 5% on my back windows and 70% on the two fronts. Also, I love the spoiler, where did you get it and for how much?
 

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Randy, thanks for the information.
 

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Looks sharp Randy. Im still debating if i should get mine tinted as well. At first i was like nah, but im starting to lean more toward it. I think Intrepidatious has his car tinted which ill probably see in person tomorrow. If I was going to get tints though, i would get the same tint for all the windows. Just has to be legal though, i dont want any run-ins with the law. :)

My co-worker knows a place in NJ that does tints... and is supposedly one of the best places around. He said that for a weekend appointment the waiting list is at least a month. I dunno.
 

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DJ, I think you'll want to do it....I've had it this way since I bought the car back in 99 and I've never been bothered. I got pulled over once for an illegal U-Turn and the officer never even mentioned my windows. (I didn't get a ticket either!)

Warlord, you should'nt get bothered out there in SE Michigan either. I lived there for 9 years and every one of my cars were tinted and again, I was never hassled. The cops are pretty cool out there if you don't do anything stupid. :)
 

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If all else fails talk to the experts. The guys at the tint shop know the law. They'll also know what will and won't get you pulled over.

The shop I went to explained how my tint is over the legal limit, but not so dark that I will get pulled over for it. He explained that if you do Limo on all your windows you are just asking to be pulled over.

I must be getting old, I went with medium tint all the way around and wasn't even tempted to go darker because I remember the fun I used to have with my old trans am, I went dark all around and had to roll down my side windows at night just so I could see backing up.
 
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