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Light Smoke Tints! Comments Please

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by pazaz, Nov 14, 2004.

  1. neversaydie
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    Depends how much light passes in the front of the B pillar!

    light tints may be acceptable but is usualy at the discretion of Plod once and if pulled over.
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    Nopes, even the lightest tint will fail. The manufacturers OEM tints (you know the greenish or blueish tint on most cars) blocks about 15-20% apparently...
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    I know its the law to have 70% light to pass, but I did say "may pass".

    It depends on the local Bill and MOT station weather you get nailed or not! This in my opinion is passes my MOT is acceptable. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
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    An here i was thinking he was talking about smoked clusters!!! Yes i think light tints look good, Say a medium to light but more towards light, not too dark!

    Plan to get them done myself eventually.

    YOGi

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    [Nov 16, 2004]
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    David R said:
    Ahem,

    It's still illegal to tint in front of the B pillar...

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    Is it illegal to get a lightly tinted sunstrip??? Like the kind you find on mercs? Like 4-5 inches from the top of the windscreen just say?

    YOGi
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    Sunstrips are fine, unless they are a foot and a half thick, and Burberry patterned...
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    Lol haha!!! Thats good to know. I get annoyed having to put the visors up and down every 30 seconds!!!!

    YOGi
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    Here is a pic of mine. Mine allow 70% in, they are 30% tints all round, it just makes the back look darker because of the rear window.
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    Pic?
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    Arhh nice car I see it now - didnt load first time.
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    [Nov 16, 2004]
    Thats Awesome Chucky. My mind is definatley made up.

    Is that a light smoke then?

    Your car looks stunning..
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