1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Having My Windows Tinted

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by jdp1962, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    6,649
    Likes Received:
    1,223
    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

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2008
    Messages:
    13,988
    Likes Received:
    522
    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

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    6,649
    Likes Received:
    1,223
  4. NHN

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

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2008
    Messages:
    27,991
    Likes Received:
    1,383
  5. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    6,649
    Likes Received:
    1,223
    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

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    6,649
    Likes Received:
    1,223
    Delighted with the results. Here are some pics I dashed off quickly today:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Marc1

    Marc1 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Messages:
    726
    Likes Received:
    1
    Looking good there mate. What percentage tint is it and is your interior trim black?
     
  8. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    May 26, 2003
    Messages:
    6,649
    Likes Received:
    1,223
    Tint is 80%, and interior is dark grey leather.
     
  9. evilscotsman

    evilscotsman Space Cowboy

    Joined:
    May 1, 2008
    Messages:
    1,350
    Likes Received:
    12
    Very nice result mate. Looks proper bo ah tell thee!
     

Share This Page