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Having My Windows Tinted

jdp1962 Sep 16, 2008

  1. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    I dropped my car off at this place tonight, so that they can add a darker tint the rear side and rear windows. A neighbour recommended the company,and having seen the job the guy did on my neighbour's car, I have high expectations of a very good result.

    I liked the fact that instead of asking me how dark I wanted them to be, the first question he asked me was why I wanted them tinted, and what I hoped to achieve. I explained that aesthetics were less important than function - what I wanted was to reduce the amount of UV light & glare for rear seat occupants - then he recommended the amount of tint (80%) necessary.

    It's costing £150 all in, and will be ready to pick up tomorrow afternoon.
     
  2. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    Nice, they look like a top firm to actually remove the windows to bake the film on!
     
  3. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    I'll posts pics when I get a chance.
     
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    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    You may find that the factory-fit tint already uses up the legally permitted light allowance.
     
  6. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Delighted with the results. Here are some pics I dashed off quickly today:

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  7. Marc1

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    Looking good there mate. What percentage tint is it and is your interior trim black?
     
  8. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator TFSI Owners Group Team V6 Gold Supporter Team Tornado Audi S4 quattro Black Edition s tronic

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    Tint is 80%, and interior is dark grey leather.
     
  9. evilscotsman

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    Very nice result mate. Looks proper bo ah tell thee!
     

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