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      02-11-2009, 12:29 AM   #1
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Ceramic tint

hey i was wondering if you can tell the difference from Non-ceramic vs ceramic tint by just looking at the two?

im still debating if its worth the extra money to go with ceramic then non-ceramic.
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      02-14-2009, 11:01 PM   #2
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biggest difference is I am told is ceramic for a given % tint is much more heat rejecting than normal tint.

I don't know if there is any way to tell ceramic tint from normal tint visually though.
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      02-14-2009, 11:07 PM   #3
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just don't get metallic if you want your CA to work properly. I have HO ceramic and mine still acts up a little.
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      02-17-2009, 05:10 PM   #4
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just don't get metallic if you want your CA to work properly. I have HO ceramic and mine still acts up a little.

What is "CA"??
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      02-17-2009, 05:17 PM   #5
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ca = comfort access

yes u want ceramic, u dont want metallic
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      03-20-2009, 12:52 AM   #6
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I have ceramic tints on my e36 and love them best tints ever worth every penny
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Ceramic will reject more heat and will not interfere with Comfort Access...

Plus you are getting a good deal for doing a group buy!
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Ceramic will reject more heat and will not interfere with Comfort Access...

Plus you are getting a good deal for doing a group buy!
Do you actually have HO ceramic on your car or is this something someone told you??
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Do you actually have HO ceramic on your car or is this something someone told you??
that's what I found by reading a lot of previous tint discussion threads. correct me if Im wrong.
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Like I said before. I put HO ceramic on my e90 M3. I noticed an immediate reduction in CA performance. Sometimes I have to touch the handle for a few seconds or touch it a couple of times. It just acts funny. It is not as bad as the hybrid tint I had on my 335 but it is still a pain sometimes. A few peeps on other boards have told me that I am not the only one. If I had it to do over again I would get Pinnacle.
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Like I said before. I put HO ceramic on my e90 M3. I noticed an immediate reduction in CA performance. Sometimes I have to touch the handle for a few seconds or touch it a couple of times. It just acts funny. It is not as bad as the hybrid tint I had on my 335 but it is still a pain sometimes. A few peeps on other boards have told me that I am not the only one. If I had it to do over again I would get Pinnacle.
Oh yeah I read about HO vs Pinnacle too. That's why Im getting F1 Pinnacle film.
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      03-20-2009, 09:50 PM   #12
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If you want to be 100% safe go with F1 Pinnacle ceramic.
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      03-20-2009, 09:55 PM   #13
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Had HO on my Mercedes before, no problem with Keyless Go, but it was more mechanical system.

Had F1 on my 335xi coupe, no problem with CA
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I paid the extra cash for the ceramic 5% llumar. I will always use llumar. The only reason that I went ceramic was because the guys at the shop said that the metalic has been known to cause interference with the nav sys. I have no problems with CA

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