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I'm getting my windows tinted monday on my Rio Red 2000 Cougar I just bought last week and I am either getting the windows tinted 5%back 40% front or 20%back 40%front. Need some advice here on what you guys think will look better. I really want the tint to be pretty dark in the back but i'm not sure if the 20% will do it. please post advice and pics if you would.

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I don't have any pics but, My back window is 5%. I had ordered 35% and the tint guys screwed up. I didn't feel like waiting another couple of days to get it fixed, so I kept it. I got used to it pretty quickly but, it is really dark at night and makes it harder to identify cars following me. After almost three years I have gotten used to using my side mirrors a for backing up and the such.
It does look really cool and mysterious on my Melina Blue Cat though.
 
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I don't remember the % but everyone calls it limo tint-I think it's 5% on the back. The front is the lightest shade possile maybe 40%? It looks pretty cool. It blends in pretty good but also doesn't attract swine.....I mean police officers which uphold the law and protect us from viscious criminals with tinted windows and no front license plate like myself.
 

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How hard is it to see out of 5%?
 

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I rarely DON'T use my mirrors to drive/backup. If I turn around to look, I'm afraid I'm about to hit someone. Pigs around here tend to make you keep 30% tint and to be safe you beter get 35 or they'll screw you I'm sure.
 
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i have 5% in my back windows and i got 13% on my front and back ones it looks extremely nice everyone loves it and it just takes time gettgin useto it at night but during the day you only see a shadow in the car from outside and at night no one sees me. but gotta watch out for cops the ones that are hardasses will pull you over jsut keep ur window cracked at night and you got no worries i would do that i wil have pics of mine up here soon to check it out. also get a vinyl strip across the front they are really nice.
 

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I have 50% front and 20% back on my rio red. Here's a pic: Tint shot
I have never been hassled by the police in a very tight "no tint" area.
 

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Just check to see what's legal in your area or you could get harrassed by the PoPo...

I have 5% on the rear three windows and nothing on the sides and I think it looks fine. Rear visibility is fine in the day and a little dark at night but you do get used to it, honestly. That's what my cars will continue to get tinted at from now on, I love it!

Pics can be found by click on the NECO NorthWest link in my signature below, then click on Members and I'm the first one listed (hehehe, priveledge of being the webmaster
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Cheers,
Scott.
 
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Hmmm...having just the back three tinted doesn't seem to look that strange. In IL, it's illegal to have any tint on the front three windows, but we can put as much as we want on the back three. I was thinking about tinting the front three anyway, but not a whole lot...something like 50% front / 10% rear. Think I would get busted for that?
 
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i have 30 on front and 20 on back, which is the lowest legal in fl. i kinda regret not doing 20 all the way around tho.
 

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35% all around and its not dark enough
 
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