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Unread 09-11-2014, 11:19 PM   #1
cherokeeshrop91
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Looking for input on window tinting...

Hey all,
like the title says im considering getting my windows tinted, i hate how it looks without the tint, but i have no clue what percent the factory glass tint is. so i was hoping anyone who has any more knowledge then i could put there input on here as to what looks good and what doesnt look good. im also considering doing the whole front windshield because i hate the strip at the top, but if i was to do this, i would probably only do fifty percent or something so as to be affective but not mess up vision. Any pictures are greatly appreciated as well. thanks for the help

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Unread 09-12-2014, 07:22 AM   #2
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All of it Illegal in NY, but most will go with 20%. I did. Pretty close to factory. My relatives in Fl. all go dark, dark, dark. LOL

Mine:
tint1.jpg

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Unread 09-12-2014, 07:39 AM   #3
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Well if you do live in florida, this should help...

Florida Tint Laws:
Windshield Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.
Front Side Windows Must allow more than 28% of light in.
Back Side Windows Must allow more than 15% of light in.
Rear Window Must allow more than 15% of light in.

So if you want to go as dark as legally possible do 30-35% up front and 15% in the rear. I think stock tint is around 18%. You may get away with doing the whole front windshield if you stick with 50%. Remember that after tinting all other windows, the front windshield is going to look a lot darker than it really is.
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Unread 09-12-2014, 06:51 PM   #4
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Stang, that's where i'm located lol and yes a majority of my friends wither go 20% or darker. i'm just looking for something that with blend well with the stock glass. Dewphy, thanks for the info, i honestly didn't know there were tint laws except that you can get in trouble for having your windshield tinted dark.... that why i figured if i was to do it, i'd go light, 50 % or maybe less, just enough to keep things cool. thanks for the help.
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Unread 09-12-2014, 06:57 PM   #5
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Jeep wranglers are 35% tint
Cherokees I believe are 20%

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Unread 09-12-2014, 09:31 PM   #6
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I went with whatever was stock tint. That was 3 years ago, I don't remember much about it anymore. But I'm also in NY(strict tint laws) and had a Sport with no tints.
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Unread 09-13-2014, 07:55 AM   #7
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don't over think it. pop into a tinting shop and have them put on the darkest allowable tint. you'll also learn you can't tint the windshield below a certain line.
easy - peasy
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Unread 09-13-2014, 03:55 PM   #8
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20% is factory tint. Mine had no tint either when I got it, did 20% on everything except the windshield and it looks great.
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Unread Yesterday, 04:12 PM   #9
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This is 20% from the rear doors back.

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