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      05-24-2013, 11:11 AM   #1
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Good tint shop in Irvine?

Hi guys, I'm looking for good tint shop (mobile is fine as well) in Irvine.
Recommendation would be appreciated.
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      05-24-2013, 12:17 PM   #2
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not in Irvine but close, off harbor 405.

huper optik @ Perfect Window Tint

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3071 S Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA(714) 549-2200

ask for Sal, hes the owner.
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not in Irvine but close, off harbor 405.

huper optik @ Perfect Window Tint

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3071 S Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA(714) 549-2200

ask for Sal, hes the owner.
I just went there. GREAT bunch of guys. They did the dot matrix perfectly too!
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      05-24-2013, 01:14 PM   #4
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This is off topic but any of you guys in IT? I have a client in Irvine that is looking for some consultants. These positions can range from a financial analyst to DBAs.

Let me know.
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DP Tint. Had 6 cars don there and always a good job
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      05-24-2013, 05:26 PM   #6
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XLNTINT in Anaheim. Worth the drive. 91 and Kramer/Glassel
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I have had Tint Plus in Laguna Hills do two of my cars with Formula 1 Pinnacle. They did a great job with the dot matrix.
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STM Hann the owner is top notch. I had a car done from him last year and it was awesome.
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DP Tint. Had 6 cars don there and always a good job
DP tint seems close enough and have great review from Yelp.
Looks like that where I will try. Thanks for help, guys!
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      05-24-2013, 08:54 PM   #10
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STM Hann the owner is top notch. I had a car done from him last year and it was awesome.
STM is the best. Hahn is like a tint wizard.
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I got my STi done at MRF Engineering in Irvine/Lake Forest. Malek has a guy that does all his tint jobs including on high end cars (unlike mine) and did an awesome job.
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Another recommendation for STM. Hann is a master at this.
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      05-25-2013, 11:18 AM   #13
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Make sure you tint the front windshield. I got air80's on the windshield and is not dark. It further protects you from UV and reduces heat. I got mine done in the Newport area.
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Is that really ok to tint front windshield?
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      05-25-2013, 10:08 PM   #15
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Is that really ok to tint front windshield?
It's illegal in CA if you tint the entire windshield (they only allow 4" I believe). But for a nice car, I recommend you do it with 70% or so. Its light so it shouldn't be noticeable. But only do it for tint that block uv and help with heat reduction, etc. else it's not worth it.
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      05-27-2013, 01:42 PM   #16
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I have had Tint Plus in Laguna Hills do two of my cars with Formula 1 Pinnacle. They did a great job with the dot matrix.
+1 for Tint Plus. I also had the Pinnacle and it looks great. Compared to my buddy's E92 which is kinda ghetto-looking on the back window, done by some other tint shop. I'd recommend Tint Plus to anyone.

It's also the closest to Irvine of the shops mentioned in this thread.
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Is that really ok to tint front windshield?
done all my cars plus front windshield
@ STM Hann is the best of the best
http://www.stmsolutionsinc.com/
I live in OC and always drive to STM
tell him I (jr) sent you. Hookyou up on good deal
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      05-30-2013, 10:40 AM   #18
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I have had Tint Plus in Laguna Hills do two of my cars with Formula 1 Pinnacle. They did a great job with the dot matrix.
Tint Plus has worked on my last 6 cars. I've done Formula 1 on all my cars (including my E90 M3) except my 911 which I did AirBlue on all windows (includnig the front windshield).

They aren't the cheapest but sometimes you get what you pay for. Their work is excellent, they stand behind their products and you don't have to worry about bubbling, peeling, or purple.

They have also tinted both my houses.
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I just did the x5m with hyper optik. Last week...
If you like to see it. im free this weekend
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DP Tint. Had 6 cars don there and always a good job
I did mine from DP Tint. And I do not recommend them at all. A lot of dust. Not do great quality workmanship. So took back and the owner/installer complained that I got discount and back to replace tint. I really didnt understand his logic:

Discount = shit job and no warranty work?

I still have some dust and blemish in tint but I'm just gonna live with it since I don't want to deal with the owner. Got 30 bucks discount wasn't worth it. Please avoid them.
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I did mine from DP Tint. And I do not recommend them at all. A lot of dust. Not do great quality workmanship. So took back and the owner/installer complained that I got discount and back to replace tint. I really didnt understand his logic:

Discount = shit job and no warranty work?

I still have some dust and blemish in tint but I'm just gonna live with it since I don't want to deal with the owner. Got 30 bucks discount wasn't worth it. Please avoid them.
Told you who to go to
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