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post #1 of 12 Old 05-30-2008, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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hardtop tint?

Im sure this has been ask before but couldnt find it when I searched. What is the factory tint percentage on hardtops? Im thinking of doing my fronts to match.

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post #2 of 12 Old 05-30-2008, 05:37 PM
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I don' have my paperwork that shows what tint percentage I have but I just took it into the shop and they matched it dang near perfect. I want to say it is 20 -25%. Just get a good shop with quality products and they should be able to match it with a lifetime guarantee against bubbles and fading.

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I'm pretty sure it is within 15-20%.


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15%

i took the windows out of my wife's jeep before she traded it in. too bad they ripped within a month.

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its 31%. I have 20% on the front and the backs are a lot lighter.

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post #6 of 12 Old 05-30-2008, 09:34 PM
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I just told the guy at the tint shop to match the factory stuff. He matched it and told me it was 20% and they match perfectly.
On a bright sunny day you can kinda see through it. On cloudy days, forget about it.
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Is that looking from the outside or inside? Looking from the inside, my doors are a lot darker then the hardtop sides.

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post #8 of 12 Old 05-30-2008, 09:49 PM
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I have put 20% up front and the hardtop is defenitly lighter, so I would have to agree on it being right around 30%

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2 years ago I got mine tinted,hardtop and doors 30%........
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post #10 of 12 Old 05-30-2008, 11:40 PM
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My 04 TJ came with none of the windows tinted, NONE it looked like a fishbowl. ugh I have 15% everywhere cept the windshield now.
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post #11 of 12 Old 05-31-2008, 09:30 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for all the help! I thought it looked pretty dark like 20%. I think im just going to go with 35% on the front. Im not taking it to a shop. A friend of mine know someone who does tint on the side so im getting them to do it. I dont mind if it is lighter on the doors then the back but dont want the front darker then the back. Thanks again!!
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Oh yeah, that's looking in from the outside. I can always see out fine.

I was told that the tint that pros use is better than the stuff you buy at pepboys. The guy said it has titanium in it for smoothness & durability.
I dunno, but two years and still no scratches.
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