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Window tinting

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Is there a bad tint/good tint? Vision problems worse with one type vs. another? Max allowable under the law vs. what you can expect to get away with during a traffic stop?

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In Cascadia, we can have a maximum of 35% on the front doors and then darker on the rear windows. I think 35% is perfectly sufficient for the entire car.

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Tint is great but don't go over 35% or night visibility will be annoyingly impaired. Metal tint also last about 7 years if the car sits outside all the time which I am presuming here, 3 years if you use the old stuff without metal. In a nutshell for your application I would not do it.
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Don't get the cheap tint. You will be sorry you did...
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Advice?

Is there a bad tint/good tint? Vision problems worse with one type vs. another? Max allowable under the law vs. what you can expect to get away with during a traffic stop?

I am an empty vessel. Fill me, please.

Use this photo as the subject vehicle.

Hey Dig, Yosey is your man for window tinting, He owns a company that does just that.
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Hey Dig, Yosey is your man for window tinting, He owns a company that does just that.
Howdy CLK man! Where is yosey's co. at? I might be interested in getting the 380 done (once I'm finished with everything else...)
By the way, my buddy never showed last night and neither did you so I didn't want to practice by myself..the minifridge is still full
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Howdy CLK man! Where is yosey's co. at? I might be interested in getting the 380 done (once I'm finished with everything else...)
By the way, my buddy never showed last night and neither did you so I didn't want to practice by myself..the minifridge is still full
It's in louisville KY. Pm him for more details. And where's my BEER?
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It's in louisville KY. Pm him for more details. And where's my BEER?
You didn't read far enough, they're still in the fridge! I think i'll put a hurtin on those 2nite The invitation still stands, you're welcome to come and help!
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You didn't read far enough, they're still in the fridge! I think i'll put a hurtin on those 2nite The invitation still stands, you're welcome to come and help!
I will be at your house in 30 minutes. I will be be easy to recognize, I am the long haired freaky person who need not apply.
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