How dark is factory tint?

Discussion in 'Exterior' started by jered22, Mar 4, 2012.

  1. GAIN-MOB

    GAIN-MOB Super Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    can remember his name...not an EL but he has like 2 layers of 5% all around...15% on winshield with a 5% visor tint...cant think of his name...has the RE 15 in the back...
     
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  3. GAIN-MOB

    GAIN-MOB Super Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    yes...dexter...all i could come up with was 'D'...thx talls
     
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    Going along with what everyone else said, 20% is the best match....stock tint varies but is usually between 18-22% I've heard
     
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    I recently went by a local tint shop where I live in Florida and they had a tint meter, the rear windows are tinted from the factory at 20% on my 01 Expy. I was told I should be able to use 20% aftermarket film and it should be an almost an exact match on the front and still be legal. 20170110_141120.jpg
     
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    Welcome to the forum You just replied to a thread that is over 5 years old and hasn't seen any activity since Mar 28, 2012
     
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    I just had my front windows tinted 20%. No pics. But I had every intention of tinting the entire vehicle.
    20% is very close to the stock ford tint. It blended very well.
    I really doubt you would regret just 20 on the front.

    JMHO

    CJ
     
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    Wasn't the whole idea of tint so that you CANNOT see inside???
     
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    Depends. Here in south Louisiana, Im adding ceramic tint to help with heat. Some add it for looks, some for function, some for privacy.
     

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