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post #1 of 12 Old 26th July 2010, 12:52 AM Thread Starter
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Any pics with 50% tint (ceramic)

OK, I've had about all I can take of (Dallas) Summer this year with an untinted car. My wife's 530 is tinted and there is a big difference getting in it at the end of the day vs. my roaster. Anyway, I'm planning to go with a ceramic tint and was wondering if any of you guys could post a pic of your car with 50% tint. I see a boatload of pics with the 35% and darker, but none with the 50%. Heat rejection is my top priority. I like the look of a tinted car generally, but also hate anything that significantly impedes nighttime visibility. The wife's car was tinted when we got it from the previous owner so I don't know the percentage there.

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post #2 of 12 Old 26th July 2010, 09:21 AM
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Tint was done by previous owner with 50% ceramic tint from Huber Optik.
It's very light and I have no problem at night. If I were to do it over again I would of gone a little darker.
The front windshield was also done as well but at 60% and you can't really tell that it has the tint but it does really cut done on the heat.




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50 looks perfect

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Hey Cab,
Tell me about the Dallas heat ! If you hadn't already had your windows tinted, Lonestar Window Tint of Hurst is having a sale on their Formula 1 ceramic film (I think it's $150 off). Good luck on whatever you decide
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I have 40% and I think it's perfect, for those wishing for a bit darker than 50%



All tint films offer 99% UV protection and heat reduction. Visibility at 40% is very good at night. I have zero issues with it. In day light, sometimes people don't even notice I have tint

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I think 40% looks great but 50% could work as well if you live a really hot sunny area or just prefer the look.
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I live in Houston and have the same issue. I wanted to retain my M5 as stock as possible, but it's freakin' hot and i need to tint.
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Here is mine with Llumar ATX 50%. It's the next generation of material called "cermet".
It's not exactly ceramic but a hybrid material that they claimed has almost virtually no interference with the embedded antenna on modern cars.


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