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      08-27-2009, 12:21 PM   #1
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Tint Shops

Hey guys I still got a few more weeks before my car gets delivered but I was wondering where is the best tint place in the area? Thanks in advance.
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      08-28-2009, 09:03 AM   #2
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LA Tint in VA not the alexandria one but the one in sterling i think
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      08-28-2009, 10:09 AM   #3
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Thanks I was hoping to find one in MD but I wouldn't mind to drive to VA if they are reliable.
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      08-28-2009, 10:19 AM   #4
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Just got mine done at Performance Window Tinting in Columbia. Huper Optik 35 and then SunTek carbon on the windshield.

http://www.performancewindowtinting.com/
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LA Tint in Alexandria...second that. Not expensive and really accomodating...no wait hardly did miine in 24hrs and mention M3post and get a discount!
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House of dubs in Laurel did a great job on my car.
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Thanks guys I will check those shops out. Is there a difference between Huper Optik and Pinnacle? Also, for those who have comfort access did either one of these tints neg effect it?
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Thanks guys I will check those shops out. Is there a difference between Huper Optik and Pinnacle? Also, for those who have comfort access did either one of these tints neg effect it?
Huper is safe for comfort and other electronics I think Pinnacle is too they are both ceramic based.
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Pinnacle F1 on my car and comfort Access has been working great with it. Only problem is that comfort access often works too well and locks the car when I step out and leave the key in my book bag or something and get too close to the handle! LOL 1st time I panicked but then remembered that the key should also let me unlock what it just locked since it was within range sitting in my bookbag...Viola it did!
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Try to work it so that when you tint the windows you can park the car for a few days. Remember our windows roll down a bit when you close the door. Not good for film that has just been applied.
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LA tint in Sterling did a great job on my car. They apply felt to get rid of the dot matrix problem on the rear windshield.
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LA tint in Sterling did a great job on my car. They apply felt to get rid of the dot matrix problem on the rear windshield.
When you get a chance can you post a pic of your rear windshield where the dot matrix is. I always wondered what it looked like with the felt.

I remember reading somewhere that they can tint on the dot matrix but it requires going in on a second visit to press the tint back down. Has anyone had that done on their car or is the felt the best way to go?
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      09-01-2009, 04:06 PM   #14
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LA Tint in alexandria put black vinyl on the dot matrix, looks fine you can't hardly tell that something is there
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