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View Poll Results: what tint is best
keep it normal, no tint 7 17.95%
35% full tint 6 15.38%
20% tint with whites out 26 66.67%
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Old 06-06-2007, 11:56 PM   #1
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which tail light tint looks best?

after working on this for hours, I've taken some pictures of the results. I kept the 35% tint on for a week, until I got the 20% tint which I cut so the whites could be left out.

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or, what I think is best... 20% tint with whites out

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Old 06-06-2007, 11:59 PM   #2
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20% with whites out ftw!!!
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20% with whites out ftw!!!
+1 ^^^^

But doesn't the tint make it that much harder for people to see when you brake? I would like to somehow see the difference in brightness...is it legal in CA?
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I had someone hold the brakes while I checked out the lights, they're perfectly normal, plus there are brake lights on top/ bottom of the rear window. I had a cop chasing me today for a good 2 miles, then he lets me loose, some say its legal, some say its not
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LEDs and the 3rd pic are FTW
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Old 06-07-2007, 02:25 AM   #6
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I think you have your answer just by looking at the poll. Do it.
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how would you tint that?
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35% all is what i'd go with
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how would you tint that?
you buy the film, and cut it according to how much you need. I got mines off ebay pre cut, but had to cut it for the whites out.

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35% all is what i'd go with
I had 35% all around before, but it looked really cheap, something you would see on a civic. The 20% tint gives the car a badass look
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Wow, I really can't stand tinted tails

But if I had to chose, 35%.
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20% with the white!!
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