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anyone help with tinting shades.

alzo999 Sep 13, 2008

  1. alzo999

    alzo999 Audi Crazy

    Hi there, got my 2008 2.0tdi s-line booked in for window tinting on fri, just wondering if anyone could let me know what shades they have on their machines and what they turned out like, cheers in advance folks. once i get everything done I will post a pic of mine.

    Thanks in Advance,


    p.s i'm going for the headlight tinting as well, looks fantastic. anyone had any problems with this.
  2. MarcQuinlivan

    MarcQuinlivan Active Member

    Mine are at 30%. Any darker and it will start to look like a van in my opinion.

    Pics here and here.

    no problems with the headlight tint - really simple install.
  3. alzo999

    alzo999 Audi Crazy

    cheers mate, looking forward to getting everything done!! i hate when i get like this, everything has to be done yesterday.

    so far its windows and headlights tinted, s3 wing mirrors and a genuine Audi German style number plate. money money money.
  4. NHN

    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

    I believe if my memory serves me right, I've always had 30% on rears including rear window, didnt effect the auto dimming rear view mirror either & fronts I think were 10%, which made the fronts slightly darker shade than from oem glass, never been pulled once in 10 years of cars tinted so must be ok at that level, I wouldnt advise going any darker given the light meter happy coppers in UK now, ask MattAndrew about that one.
  5. alzo999

    alzo999 Audi Crazy

    Cheers again, my brother in law is a cop and he basically said if stopped it would depend on who and what mood the copper was in, i'm in the fire service and have a wee badge on the window (that and a police badge borrowed from him), usually helps me get a "ticking" off with things.

    although with the window tints and these "German" style number plates i might be asking for trouble. will keep the original plates in the car so i can brass my case for immediate change.
  6. Kontraband

    Kontraband Active Member


    Hey, at least you re prepared for the copper that gets out the wrong side of bed in the morning! ;)

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