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Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by g60leigh, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. g60leigh
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    Have a silver S3 and am planning on getting the rear windows tinted (partly for looks but also to keep the sun out of my baby girls eyes )
    On the looks side what shade / darkness do you think I should go for?
    I've tried google searching but can't find any quality pics to reference.

    If you have pics too that would be a massive bonus.
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    Reload Bird is the Word!

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    I have a silver car and the factory tints look good on it, not sure of the percentage though.
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    These were standard factory tints in my old car which looked fine so go for it.
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    Think its about 70% on our privacy glass


    Chris.
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    legally your allowed to tint all windows expect the windscreen up to 35% if you car is manufactured before 2004
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    Whatever you do don't go too dark. It looks so Halfords and silly. If you want to do it then go for a lighter shade - ~35% sounds good.
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    Im getting a light smoke on mine, personally i think anything darker doesnt look good
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    That looks about perfect mate.
    Gonna borrow your image to show the tinter if that's ok mate.
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    Go for it mate
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    Thank you.
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    Booked in for Friday morning. :)
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    ive got a denim blue with black theme going on (lights wheels badgless) and im going to be doing 5% (halfords dark) to the rear not to everyones taste i know, im going to be doing it myself i know im brave but its saving me a £100 :D
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    Good stuff, how much was you quoted?

    i remember I was quoted £180 just for the rears.....

    that was a very funny moment
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    :drag:....:slapped:
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    £85 for the rear 3.
    Extra £40 for the front 2
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    got a place near me that does it £25 per window and they excellent ive taken my last 5 cars to him, he charged me £175 to come and collect my range rover do all the windows except front screen and deliver it back to me which i thought was bloody brilliant
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    christ at those prices i would have got it done :( got quated £200
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