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    window shades vs tinting

    Came across this
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    What are your thoughts on these compared to actual tints?
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    Quote Originally Posted by deano1978 View Post
    Came across this
    http://item.mobileweb.ebay.co.uk/vie...id=48642876045

    What are your thoughts on these compared to actual tints?
    I came across these on Ebay and thought they looked quite good tbh a great alternative to tints.
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    Anyone with actual pictures with them on (in)
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    Quote Originally Posted by quattrojames View Post
    There are pics on here somewhere of a car with (I think) these fitted:

    AUDI A4 2000-04, AUDI A4 - Van Styling Accessories

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    AUDI A4 1994-00, AUDI A4 - Van Styling Accessories
    Seen them but not the price drop.

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    noticed these yesterday and i was very tempted.
    Last time i tinted a saloon car i was right stressed with limited access to rear window so this could be a good idea


    Edit.. just bought them as i found them on sale

    Ill get pics up when they arrive

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    I have those shades on my Avant rear windows , they are a good alternative to tints. I couldn't get on with the split rear screen one though so I use the others & pull up the sunblind in the load cover.

    Pic below but doesn't show them very well..

    Last edited by N11KDJ; 3rd April 2013 at 20:50.
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    Quote Originally Posted by N11KDJ View Post
    I have those shades on my Avant rear windows , they are a good alternative to tints. I couldn't get on with the split rear screen one though so I use the others & pull up the sunblind in the load cover.

    Pic below but doesn't show them very well..
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    yes iv just noticed the rear one is split
    I cant even have a dirty window so this will test me

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    They look the part,but they look like they have a greyish colour to them??
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    Quote Originally Posted by deano1978 View Post
    They look the part,but they look like they have a greyish colour to them??
    It may be the pic giving that impression, they don't appear grey in the flesh.

    Found another pic..

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    I have the perfect fit blinds and I think they are a better option than tints as you can take them out when ever you want and half the price of tints.







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    Think im gonna buy :-)

    brought :-)
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    Il post some more pics when installed
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    The split rear is not a problem to be honest, i thought i would have real issues with it but you get used to it.
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    can someone please post up a picture of the inside of the window with these fitted?

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    cool, do they just pop in and out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmike01uk View Post
    cool, do they just pop in and out?
    Yep, very easy to put in and take out, they come with clips to hold them in but I never needed to used them.
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    I have a set, and had a set on my previous car. More than happy with them. Obviously they are not tints but they def shade the back of the car. Can drive with them in and widows open, so no bugs flying in etc Very easy to pop out if you don't want them in. They are black in colour, mesh and frame. I genuinely don't think you will be disappointed. The pics below may or may not help but it all helps you form an idea of what to expect





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    ordered mine thursday and they were here for me when i got in tonight!

    amazing build quality and look smart, wll fit tomorrow

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    crazypainters photos clinched it for me. Just placed order.
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    Mine turned up too. Look great.
    Got them in . Piece of pie.
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    I would look to get them on any car I own I think based on my experience. Don't even seem to fade over time?
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    Looks good

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    The blinds look good, but tinting is pretty much the same price. There are 1 or 2 tinkers around my way so they have to be competitive. £110 for the rear 3/4 of the car and £150 for all round tints.

 

 

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