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Old 06-09-2002, 10:44 PM   #1
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window tinting

I should be picking up my car this week, and I want to get the windows tinted. Should I have the dealer tint the windows for me, or should I take it to another place after I pick it up.
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Old 06-09-2002, 10:57 PM   #2
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I should be picking up my car this week, and I want to get the windows tinted. Should I have the dealer tint the windows for me, or should I take it to another place after I pick it up.

depend how much the dealer quote is. if reasonable, go for it, but I would shop around first. I got mine done under $200 included the upgrade film.... Good luck
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Do you think that the dealer would do as good a job as a professional tinting place though?
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Old 06-09-2002, 11:07 PM   #4
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Usually the dealers have arrangements with local tint shops. Dealerships call them up, they come down and do the tinting, then the dealer slaps on another $200. If you can get them for $200 or less, than it's not that bad. I wouldn't pay over that though.
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NO DEALER IN NY WIL CHARGE LESS THAN $400.00. DO NOT GO TO THE DEALER!!!
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I should be picking up my car this week, and I want to get the windows tinted. Should I have the dealer tint the windows for me, or should I take it to another place after I pick it up.
where in NY are u? i highly recommend platinum plus by lumar.. not many installers out there.. if u are in the queens area, i can recommend u an installer..
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where in NY are u? i highly recommend platinum plus by lumar.. not many installers out there.. if u are in the queens area, i can recommend u an installer..
I live in New Hyde Park. It is right on the border of Queens and Nassau County. It would be a big help if you could recommend a good place for me to go. I do not mind if it is a little far, as long as its good. Thanks.
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If you are located in the NY area, there is one and only one place to go... Lorenzo's in the bronx... they are by far the best.... there work is unbelievable.. the dealer is gonna charge you like double of what a tint shop would, and its not like the dealer itself is gonna tint your window... there just gonna send it to a local shop to have it done, and charge you an arm and a leg to do that... you might as well take it to a shop to have it done, and make sure they use LLUMAR

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Is lumar tint metalic? I thought that metalic tint messes up the reception on the radio. Sorry if this is a stupid question.
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I live in New Hyde Park. It is right on the border of Queens and Nassau County. It would be a big help if you could recommend a good place for me to go. I do not mind if it is a little far, as long as its good. Thanks.
he's right by horace harding and utopia... not too far for u..
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Is lumar tint metalic? I thought that metalic tint messes up the reception on the radio. Sorry if this is a stupid question.
nope, i dont have any problems.. it's good stuff.. when u see them on ur car - u will have a stupid grin like when u first picked up ur car
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If you are located in the NY area, there is one and only one place to go... Lorenzo's in the bronx... they are by far the best.... there work is unbelievable.. the dealer is gonna charge you like double of what a tint shop would, and its not like the dealer itself is gonna tint your window... there just gonna send it to a local shop to have it done, and charge you an arm and a leg to do that... you might as well take it to a shop to have it done, and make sure they sue LLUMAR
I am sure droptop meant "use" not "sue"
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NO DEALER IN NY WIL CHARGE LESS THAN $400.00. DO NOT GO TO THE DEALER!!!

exactly..don't take it to the dealer unless you wanna get raped, imo.
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