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I am thinking about getting my windows 35% tinted all around. I have a couple questions though. Where can I find the exact tint laws for my state, what's a reasonable price to get the job done professionally with a lifetime warranty, and can anyone post pictures of their Escapes (or otherwise) with 35% tints. Thank you!
 

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You are in MA, right?

Windshield:
-Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.

Front Side Windows
-Must allow more than 35% of light in.

Back Side Windows
- Must allow more than 35% of light in.

Rear Window
- Must allow more than 35% of light in.

And if you want that shiny silver stuff:
Front Side Windows
-Must not be more than 35% reflective.
Back Side Windows
-Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Side mirrors are required if the back window is to be tinted. Not a problem for us unless you knocked one off.
 

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I would say go for the regular black tint, I think the silver looks kinda corny.
 

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But what does 35% tint look like? PICTURES PLEASE! :fan:
 

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Squishy said:
You are in MA, right?

Windshield:
-Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 6 inches of the windshield.

Front Side Windows
-Must allow more than 35% of light in.

Back Side Windows
- Must allow more than 35% of light in.

Rear Window
- Must allow more than 35% of light in.

And if you want that shiny silver stuff:
Front Side Windows
-Must not be more than 35% reflective.
Back Side Windows
-Must not be more than 35% reflective.

Side mirrors are required if the back window is to be tinted. Not a problem for us unless you knocked one off.
Squishy, where'd you get that info from? Thanks!
 

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look at the show what you got thread, you will see my wifes cobalt, the front is 30%, or look at my escape, its 20% that should give you a pretty good idea.
 

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Anyone got pictures of what 35% looks like?
 

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Just made an appointment to get the car 35% tinted the week after Easter. Total: $200. The windshield strip will be done later after I replace the windshield (due to a crack); that will cost $30. Good deal?
 

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sounds good to me, i paid 230 Cdn for my wifes car, and 70 bucks to get my front doors on the escape done.
 

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Quick Q:

I have window vent shades all around my door windows. Do I need to remove these to have the car tinted? I would think the tint is applied to the inside of the window and therefore I should be fine, but does anyone have experience with this and can offer me an answer? :WW
 

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All tint is applied to the inside so you are fine!
 

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Scooter Scott said:
All tint is applied to the inside so you are fine!
So I guess this thread should be moved to "Interior Mods" then...

:hyst: :hyst: :hyst:
 

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You know that is a really good question lol
 

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Tint affects the exterior look more than the interior. I consider it an exterior modification.
 

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Squishy said:
Tint affects the exterior look more than the interior. I consider it an exterior modification.
but it does a good job of blocking the sun and UV and police from looking at the Interior. HAHA :yahoo:
 

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CrashNburn said:
Squishy said:
Tint affects the exterior look more than the interior. I consider it an exterior modification.
but it does a good job of blocking the sun and UV and police from looking at the Interior. HAHA :yahoo:
That's the biggest reason I get them tinted!
 
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