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#1 crimeblitz1

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 08:45 AM

Ok guys, here's the score. Getting my rear screen, rear quarterlights and rear windows tinted tomorrow. I always go 20%. On the rear and will this time. Now I was fully set on going to get the side windows done in 20% to match the ford privacy glass but my other option is to get 35% on the sides like I had on my last car. Now I'm not sure which to go for. I kinda figure stay at 20 all round as I'm trying to keep a stock ford look but what does everyone else think? Feel free to give an opinion or just put either 20 or 35
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Posted 21 May 2013 - 09:39 AM

Just to clarify, you normaly go 20% all round so it all matches. But you this time your considering 20% back door and 35% sides.

 

Unless your wanting to keep you back seat activities a secret :lol:  i personaly suggest sicking with your original idea of doing the whole lot the same so it matches and has the stock look.

 

If you still cant decide theres always the option of uv shades. The ones that are specificaly for your car, that way you get the privacy you want, but, if you have the urge you can take them of (a matter of seconds to unclip) for a little while then put them back in again, depending on your mood :)



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 10:06 AM

The Privacy shades are very good, they arent tints, but they are a good equivelant!



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 10:38 AM

cheaper too :D



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 10:38 AM

I would go with the stock look (20 all round)

Just considering this for my car, how much have you been quoted for the work?

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 10:51 AM

cheaper too :D

 

Definately... I paid just over £80 all in, its a non declarable so doesnt affect my insurance as well, removable and transferrable so if the car and I do part directions, then I can sell them and get something back...



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 11:11 AM

Ive been quoted 175 from the localish guy ive taken my last 3 cars to.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 11:23 AM

Been given a price of £195 + VAT for a factory standard tint for a 5 door everything behind the drivers door.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 11:34 AM

i had mine done on the weekend and cost me £160 for every window in the back of my focus 5 door.

was going to go with a factory look but decided to go a bit darker and glad I did.



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 12:11 PM

Definately... I paid just over £80 all in, its a non declarable so doesnt affect my insurance as well, removable and transferrable so if the car and I do part directions, then I can sell them and get something back...

Good thing about it not being needed to be declared, and transfereable too.

 

Trouble is i have a set of 53 reg vectra estate shades in the garage but dont know anyone who has one :lol:



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 03:56 PM

in case its of interest, i have a genuine ford rear heated windscreen in factory privacy glass for sale in the for sale section



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 05:31 PM

Keep an eye out on ebay i got a full set of privacy glass for £20 (only bidder) cost £50 to have it all fitted and it looks the biz anyone else finds a bargain like this look for an indepedent window fitter to install auto widscreens wanted nearly 400 autoglass roughly the same. got a local indy to do it for 50 when i get 5 mins i,ll post some pics up of mine now project is almost complete exterior anyway .



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 06:17 PM

i got my tints done for £100



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 06:29 PM

i had mine done on the weekend and cost me £160 for every window in the back of my focus 5 door.

was going to go with a factory look but decided to go a bit darker and glad I did.

 

Did you go 5% on all windows you had tinted? limo black



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