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Re: Tint Etiquette/Aesthetics (archive)

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Posted by JFE on December 22, 1999 at 15:49:36:

In Reply to: Tint Etiquette/Aesthetics posted by Tint on December 21, 1999 at 11:14:22:

The closer you get to the legal tint limit (even within), the more trouble/attention you are asking for. Keep Winston's comments in mind. If/when ANYONE gets stopped you should do the cop the courtesy of turning on your interior lights and roll down your window(s). I've done this; they THANKED me AND let me off with a warning.

I had 20% tint on my last car. It was pretty subdued and still within tasteful limits, I thought. 30-35% is MUCH more obvious. Higher than that is illegal in most (every?) state. The look your describing is 35%+.

John, 540 6-speed
(no tint)

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