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      05-08-2011, 10:31 AM   #1
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Illinois window tint

Anyone know of a trusted place to get window tints in Chicago burbs? Thanks
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      05-08-2011, 10:47 AM   #2
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Contact Vs motorsports, they have a guy who comes in and tints while you wait. He is very anal and did my old 335i and my m3 both came out great, and pricing isn't bad as well


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      05-08-2011, 11:56 AM   #3
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Great. Thanks for the tip and the pics
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VS works. Most Chicago guys see Nino at Umbra Tinting in Schaumburg. Seriously 90% of the members on here use him - at least on the E90post side.
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Most Chicago guys see Nino at Umbra Tinting in Schaumburg. Seriously 90% of the members on here use him - at least on the E90post side.

Nino does all my cars.
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I was hoping someone would recommend Umbra. They are very close to me and seems like a quality place. Thanks guys
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I agree 100% with Umbra.

Nino has done three cars for me now.
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Nino does all my cars.
he's done my last three cars.
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      05-19-2011, 10:14 PM   #9
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ooo...i might tint the E46 and E90 this summer!

i have been out of the loop, but did they end up changing the laws in IL regarding tints? is there a certain percentage were allowed to have?
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ooo...i might tint the E46 and E90 this summer!

i have been out of the loop, but did they end up changing the laws in IL regarding tints? is there a certain percentage were allowed to have?
35% is legal.
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      05-20-2011, 04:35 PM   #11
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thanks!! ill probably look into it when im back in town.
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35% is legal.
Not in Chicago.
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I agree 100% with Umbra.

Nino has done three cars for me now.
Nino for sure
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I just had Nino do my tints today as well. Everything posted about Nino/Umbra are spot on. So far, it looks great and i'm very pleased. Thanks for the advice everybody!
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Tried to book an appointment at Umbra and the earliest was a month away so I just booked an appt with Auto Image in Barrington for Wed. We'll see how that goes.
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