Tinted Windows On Taco, What % You Have?

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So the tint place told me my back windows are actually not tinted but dyed to 26% so i was not sure what would look good on my truck, i just went all around 30% on all 4 windows and not my back glass because i am getting a shell soon. What are you guys running % on your tinted windows?
 

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Air 80 rear glass and windshield.

30 on front windows.

 

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15% front sides, 20% everything in the rear. The rear is a bit lighter of a tint than the front sides to compensate for the stain you mentioned. In real life they look matched.
 

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I had Excel IRP 22% on the sides and rear and 50% on the entire windshield in my '16.

My '18 came pre-tinted by the dealership and looks to be about 32% sides and rear, with nothing on the windshield of course.

I'm not a fan of super dark tint, but I do wish it was a bit darker on the new truck.
 

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Air 80 rear glass and windshield.

30 on front windows.

I actually saw your video on youtube before posting this lol looks great and thanks for the info!
 

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15% front sides, 20% everything in the rear. The rear is a bit lighter of a tint than the front sides to compensate for the stain you mentioned. In real life they look matched.
that looks great! here in washington state i guess the legal limit is 30% and i dont want any darker cause i have trouble seeing at night and dont want any cops stopping me. i wonder what what shell tint is going to be now that i see yours.
 

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oh cool! we've had some crazy 100+ heat here in so cal and this tint helped keep things cool

I actually saw your video on youtube before posting this lol looks great and thanks for the info!
 

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that looks great! here in washington state i guess the legal limit is 30% and i dont want any darker cause i have trouble seeing at night and dont want any cops stopping me. i wonder what what shell tint is going to be now that i see yours.

The legal limit here in California is nothing on the front sides.????

Edit: informed me I'm incorrect. I'm actually happy to report that the law in CA was recently changed. I had no idea.

[CA DMV Website]
  • Windshield allows transparent strip on top 4 to 5 inches
  • Front side windows must pass through more than 70% of light inside your car (70% VLT)
  • Back side windows and rear window can have any darkness[/Quote]
 
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curious....anyone do the sun roof and/or windshield?
 

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5% on the sides, back and moonroof.

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curious....anyone do the sun roof and/or windshield?

We had 70% on the front windshield. Unfortunately a lone rock went ahead and screwed that pooch. I liked it. It was definitely dark at night but not dangerous. In the sun it was great. Kept the heat down in the truck for sure.

Here's a pic the day we got the tint done...

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And one where you can see the front tint.

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