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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 02:56 PM Thread Starter
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Getting Windows Tinted Tomorrow, Need Opinion

Ok I am getting my truck tinted tomorrow.

I have a 07 crew cab and I would like to be about 20% all the way around.

With the back windows factory tinted, do I put 20% on the front two and 35% on the back so that they match. What is the factory tint level? what you guys think?

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Mine on my 04 was 15 percent so I just matched the front ones. Not sure what newer ones are though.

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I just got mine done Wednesday on my 05, 15% on the front to match the back. And an eyebrow on the winshield is 5%

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Ok I am getting my truck tinted tomorrow.

I have a 07 crew cab and I would like to be about 20% all the way around.

With the back windows factory tinted, do I put 20% on the front two and 35% on the back so that they match. What is the factory tint level? what you guys think?

Thanks in advance!
If you drive a lot at night or have to back up trailers a lot in the dark dont go below 20%. I have 20 all around and seems about perfect
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I have an 07'. I put 15 on my fronts and left the rears factory. I think the factory is more like 17-18. My fronts are a tad darker but looks better and matches better than 20 imo.
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If you drive a lot at night or have to back up trailers a lot in the dark dont go below 20%. I have 20 all around and seems about perfect
I would agree with that. Sometimes 15 percent seems a little dark at night. I just really like the matched look

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I would agree with that. Sometimes 15 percent seems a little dark at night. I just really like the matched look
Ill third this, I have 20% and backing up at night is a crap shoot!

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You should get the front windshield tinted 35%. Really helps when the sun is in your face and very clear at night. Its not bad at night like everybody makes it out to be.

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Mine came 25% in the back so I tinted the front to match... had no problem with it until a State Trooper pulled me over... he let me off on a warning if I agreed to remove it... So I will be changing the front to 35% first chance I get.

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I have stock back window, 2% on the rear windows, 20% on the fronts, and 35% on the windshield and LOVE IT!

Nobody can see in the back, you can barely see in the front, and no more sunglasses or headaches at night from bright lights!
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