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WINDSHEILD TINTING

so i've seen a few people on here do it. theres a badass s10 running around town, and his windsheild is deff tinted. you guys are talking me into it! lol. i've read up with some people doing 40%, 38, 35 and even 32. my trucks already pretty dark, 5 on the back and sides, and then a 2.5 sun strip. which i'm also wondering if i can have it done over the sun strip, dont see why it wont bother any thing, and i'd like to keep it. but you guys help me out! fill me in with your pics, preferably a couple at night looking out of the windsheild, i want to see how dark it is during the night. and also, know any company or such to look out for who do this? i'm in crestview FL if that helps any.
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I asked a tint shop if they could double tint, 35% windshield with a 5% sun strip, he said he could, it just isn't easy to do.

A good tint shop should be able to do it. I will probably have mine done in the spring
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ohh yeah i gotcha, did he give you a quote or anything?
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you made two threads? your truck looks good except for those side markers. welcome to the site.
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I forgot what he quoted me, it wasn't really expensive, but obviously more since it was a difficult job
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yeah, didnt think i'd get alot of replies so i figured id try it on 2 diff categories or whatever. ahh you dont like them? random idea that came to mind a little while ago, never seen anyone else do it. i personally love it, so far i'm the only thats got that "style" going!
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yeah that makes sense. we have a pretty good shop down in ft walton called SS CUSTOMS, they seem to be a pretty good quality place. i had them do my windows for me. my first idea is goin back down there and talking to them about it.
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I would have the windshield on the bottom layer, then the limo strip, that may be common sense, but just in case
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that does make more sense actually yes, i'll keep that in mind. appreciate it!
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check your local laws....i know in PA it is illegal to have any tint on the windshield...sun strips are fine but thats it
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I think it is illegal in FL, but I remember Korey saying he's never been stopped for it and he's had his for a few years

It's your choice though
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ehhh, i'm already running around pretty illegal with 5% all the way around, so i'm really not to worried about it. that s10 is like a black box and he's been driving around for a good little while, plus he's lowered and what not. so i think i should be fine....hopefully lol
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Full WIndshield Tinting is illegal nation wide..technically. The proper way to do it is... full Windshield Tint and then a strip. 50% is ideal for daily driving, I had 30% on mine and it sucked at night in the rain.
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a tint ticket in FL is a "fix-it" ticket, same with burnt out bulbs etc. so if you DO get busted post-tinting itll be for 100+ dollars, just have it removed (or remove it) and you dont have to pay anything.

90% chance you WONT get pulled over so in FL sun and heat id say it worth the risk
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i have the entire windshield tinted LEGALLY 30% in the pics i have 5% over factory and up front windshield appears PITCH black.





My buddies STi with 5% all around and 20% on the windshield

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i have the entire windshield tinted LEGALLY 30% in the pics i have 5% over factory and up front windshield appears PITCH black.
It would have to be for Medical reasons..i'm sure. IWFA regulations say NO Window Tint shall be allowed to cover the full Windshield/Wind screen.
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31-23.3-2 Windshields and windows obscured by nontransparent materials.
No person shall own and operate any motor vehicle upon any public
highway, road or street with nontransparent or sunscreen material,
window application, reflective film or nonreflective film used in any
way to cover or treat the front windshield, the side windows immediately
adjacent to the right and left of the operator's seat, the side windows
immediately to the rear of the operator's seat and the front passenger
seat and the rear window unless said vehicle meets one of the criteria
set forth in 31-23.3-3.
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It would have to be for Medical reasons..i'm sure. IWFA regulations say NO Window Tint shall be allowed to cover the full Windshield/Wind screen.
You are correct sir! I had a welding accident and left my left eye with some pretty severe corneal abrasions, also left me with photo sensitivity (sensitive to light) I had 5% but not legally i can go to 20 but that's it.
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