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hey i was just wondering if i went say... 35% all around ( or whatever is legal in CA) how much would it cost? thats the side windows, the small windows, and the back. as a guess im going to say what like 150? 200? possibly as low as 100? this is includeing a good insilation. thanks.
 

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Re: how much to get my car tinted? (Anhizer)

i was quoted like $200 for 5 windows plus the top 4 inches of the front. i think on Norcal vs or grupppe, they're havin a GB on a tint job of some kind. I receomend you only use 3m film http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif . I know a guy in San Jo, he comes to your house, or you can have him do it @ his cousins or family members shop next to Streetwize in Fremont. Let me know if you wanna do it with him. My brother wants to tint the windows on his Land Rover and another buddy with a wrx wants to get his windows tinted too. Maybe we can have a small GB
. He did a great job on my car but he charges quite a bit ($250 for 5 windows plus top 4 inches-chrome tint). You can do it yourself for like 30-40 bux
. btw, Streetwize does it too. I forgot the price tho. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif
 

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Re: how much to get my car tinted? (BilingualGringo)

Neil...I know of a good place to get them done. My friend Talal had it done 8 years ago and it’s still good (its not the crap purple stuff either)
As for tinting the fronts in CA, a lot of people wont do it, as it is ILLEGAL!
INSTALATION *cough* costs around $150 with GOOD quality tint (5 windows)
 

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Re: how much to get my car tinted? (sivart321)

Don't get tint that is dyed. More often than not You want a metalized film tint. But realize that the average life span of tint is 5 to 7 years. Could be maintained longer depending on the care of your tint.
I had a guy do my old '80 Honda accord (About the same amount of glass) for $200. That was in '95. 7 years later it is just strting to turn a little purple tinge. Even the good tint after a while will turn purple though.
I would say seeing that most of the corrados glass is flat. A really good job, and high quality tint should run $200 to $300 bucks.
Oh also a side note. When and if you tint the car, if you tint the Corrado, Pull your window fuses after they are tinted. DOn't roll them down for at least 5 days. And don't clean them for a couple weeks. Also use cleaners that do not contain amonia in them. I used a cleaner, and a silicone based window cleaner to keep them clean and protected.
 

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Re: how much to get my car tinted? (Non_Affiliated)

I had tint on my wifes Jeep and it was still black after 7 years...and no bubbles (I did the install, an used 3M).
The key is not to use any cleaner that has alcohol or chlorine in it, as well as one that is not accidic in nature. I for one use Johnson $ Johnson's Baby shampoo, at a rate of 1 part per 10.
On my Corrado I have 35% on the two side windows and limo black on the hatch and side rear windows. All legal here in Texas. http://****************.com/smile/emthup.gif


[Modified by TexasCorradoG60, 7:59 AM 6-4-2002]
 

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Re: how much to get my car tinted? (TexasCorradoG60)

i was quoted $160 for the whole car here in albany
this is a pro shop with professional results
the name is tint king if anyone is interested
 

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Re: how much to get my car tinted? (gingerslc)

silverish tint is normally refered to as platinum tint where i'm from, don't know if its different elsewhere. looks dark in the shade and then is a bit reflective in direct sunlight. had it done on a girlfriend's car, looked ok, but i'd never do it to mine
 
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