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      04-14-2011, 03:45 AM   #23
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50%? lol...
You do know the higher the % the lighter it is right?
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      04-14-2011, 03:47 AM   #24
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50%? lol...
his actually looks really good IMO

much better than the really dark picture

IMO, if the tint is too dark, then it starts to look ghetto...unless the windshield is done etc and it flows well with the car (usually a white car... or a car being blacked out)

50% for me is too light... but I rather have 50 than 15

Also, it depends on which kind of film and material is used


My tint is 30%, but it looks dark when people see it.
I'm assuming cause it's ceramic? along with my windshield being 60% and blocking more light from going in...
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      04-14-2011, 03:48 AM   #25
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My tint is 30%, but it looks dark when people see it.
I'm assuming cause it's ceramic? along with my windshield being 60% and blocking more light from going in...
Your tint looks much darker than 30%.
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      04-14-2011, 03:50 AM   #26
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Your tint looks much darker than 30%.
Yeah but it is

I have the same tint on the Z4

If my top is open, the tint isn't dark as a lot of light is let in

but due to the windshield being tinted, it makes it look really dark

Best part is when I'm inside, it's not too dark, I can see outside without an issue.

My cousin has 15% (nothing on windshield) and I need to pull his windows down in order to see outside at night; not safe at all
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      04-14-2011, 07:40 AM   #27
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Pointless. Cop asked me to roll it up in 2 separate occasions when I was already driving with the windows down. You can't roll down your rear windshield and that pretty much gives it away that you are tinted..
Thats cuz you live in CA and the cops there will ticket an infant for drooling on the sidewalk.


I have 20% on everything but the windshield. With my wagen I have a full roof of class. On really sunny days in can look very light but on slightly overcast days in starts looking darker. I too have had several variations of tint %, 20% is my favorite.
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      04-14-2011, 08:28 AM   #28
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I've got 30 something % huper optic. The stuff is amazing. And 60% on the windshield. I love it. Its also more silver than black like carbon based tints.
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      04-14-2011, 09:27 AM   #30
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I've got 30 something % huper optic. The stuff is amazing. And 60% on the windshield. I love it. Its also more silver than black like carbon based tints.
When did you get your goped tinted?
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When did you get your goped tinted?
Back in NY. The summer before I left. Murdered that shit outtttttt.
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I had 15% and 50% on my windshield. I loved it
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Back in NY. The summer before I left. Murdered that shit outtttttt.
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I personally think that anything under 30 looks ghetto
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You guys know that the pictures you're whoring doesn't mean shit; all the tint's have been looking the same.

OP you need to physically see / sit in a car with the preferred tint.


They all look nice tho


30% (looks dark)




30% on front (looks light)







Point proven. Stop whoring.
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You guys know that the pictures you're whoring doesn't mean shit; all the tint's have been looking the same.

OP you need to physically see / sit in a car with the preferred tint.
Yup you're right

The darkness depends on the light, position, angle, windshield, type of tint, etc etc
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Also depends on which camera took the picture.
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You guys know that the pictures you're whoring doesn't mean shit; all the tint's have been looking the same.

OP you need to physically see / sit in a car with the preferred tint.
He's right. Seeing it in person really does change it a lot.
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Yup you're right

The darkness depends on the light, position, angle, windshield, type of tint, etc etc
Exactly. That's why I posted multiple pics to help show the variation.
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Also depends on which camera took the picture.
And this is true too. All my pics were taken with my blackberry.
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I honestly wouldn't listen to anything else in this thread. If you're going to tint your windows don't waste your time and money getting 30% on...as it is useless.

just dropped in on this thread.

i also think this is bogus. good quality films give good results no matter what shade (darkness) you get. front and rear should be the same shade to look good. but anything more than 35% is hideous IMO

here is mine 35%

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=516048
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I honestly wouldn't listen to anything else in this thread. If you're going to tint your windows don't waste your time and money getting 30% on...as it is useless.

just dropped in on this thread.

i also think this is bogus. good quality films give good results no matter what shade (darkness) you get. front and rear should be the same shade to look good. but anything more than 35% is hideous IMO

here is mine 35%

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=516048
Yeah I was thinking either 35% or 30% all around. Either that or 20% in the back and 30% or 35% in the front windows.
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