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Unread 11-16-2014, 07:39 PM   #1
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Default Do mirror type looking window tints exist??

I saw a couple high class Mercedes driving around with windows that are like... a shade of blue and very reflective. Is that glass or... window tint?
My 2012 Scion TC is currently completely blacked out. It's lowered, black wheels, tints are... 20% and 5% all around, and I got those smoked d spec tails.
It looks pretty good right now, but I was thinking of getting reflective window tint. I think it would look really good and an eye catcher. Since my back windows are really dark it looks like it's not even a window. Looks like it's part of the car haha. So i was just thinking of doing the reflective tint on front windows. Who knows... Maybe I'll do the front windows first and see how it looks.
Not sure if very reflective windows are even legal...

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I saw a couple high class Mercedes driving around with windows that are like... a shade of blue and very reflective. Is that glass or... window tint?
My 2012 Scion TC is currently completely blacked out. It's lowered, black wheels, tints are... 20% and 5% all around, and I got those smoked d spec tails.
It looks pretty good right now, but I was thinking of getting reflective window tint. I think it would look really good and an eye catcher. Since my back windows are really dark it looks like it's not even a window. Looks like it's part of the car haha. So i was just thinking of doing the reflective tint on front windows. Who knows... Maybe I'll do the front windows first and see how it looks.
Not sure if very reflective windows are even legal...
As far as I know most places they are not legal but I would check your local laws

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As far as I know most places they are not legal but I would check your local laws
Meh. I see a ton of people around Florida drive with illegal tints. Mostly black tints haha, not reflective.

All of my tints are illegal and I was only checked once for them, but back then my tints were tinted to **** and that's why I was stopped. He checked the window tints, but didn't give me a ticket for that.

I haven't had any trouble ever since. My windows are usually rolled down anyways. Cops drive right by me and don't do anything when they're rolled up too.

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Meh. I see a ton of people around Florida drive with illegal tints. Mostly black tints haha, not reflective.

All of my tints are illegal and I was only checked once for them, but back then my tints were tinted to **** and that's why I was stopped. He checked the window tints, but didn't give me a ticket for that.

I haven't had any trouble ever since. My windows are usually rolled down anyways. Cops drive right by me and don't do anything when they're rolled up too.
Yeah most aftermarket tints are illegal but people still do them I have friends with them and they never get stopped. You just will run the risk of maybe getting a ticket

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Yeah most aftermarket tints are illegal but people still do them I have friends with them and they never get stopped. You just will run the risk of maybe getting a ticket
I meant my tail lights were tinted to ****...

And yeah. I don't see many cops wasting their time with tint tickets around my area tbh.

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I know in Illinois they've lifted the ban and will allow you to have 20% on the sides and 50% on the windshield. A couple of people who were hyper sensitive to sunlight sued the state because they were getting harassed by the police, end of the ban. Truly reflective tint is dangerous though as it can cause impairment of other drivers on the road, I would leave it alone.
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Reflective tint they are normally more strict on because it's dangerous specially on a very sunny day. I've been blinded many times when it was the in thing to do in the 90s. That's also the other down side. It's extremely dates like colored tint and looks pretty funky. Back when it first came out we used to mirror tint, then 5% tint under it so you couldn't see in it at all. Unfortunately this made it even more reflective.
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