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Audi 555
11-07-2004, 11:52 PM
What has everyone tinted their windows? I want to do 20 all around, but can't because of the CA law (no one really cares about that anyway, but want to I see what would look good if i did follow that law)

If I have to do 50% tint in the front, would 20% in the back look bad (unfinished)? Or should I go 50%F 35% back, even though it doesn't look as good to keep the tint more uniform around?

JMG
11-08-2004, 12:16 AM
30% Ceramic Tint all around

http://home.comcast.net/~jmg703/pics/tint-1.jpg

I'd def. recommend ceramic tint if it's in your price range. The heat protection is incredible and there is no radio interference like metallic tints.

Rieger_RS4
11-08-2004, 12:17 AM
I think I'm gonna get 35% all around

AKIDD'SA4
11-08-2004, 05:11 AM
I went with medium mirror tint, from Ziebart.....it looks black at night during the day it looks reflective...its a good choice to make my silver A4 look sweet...

RippleChip
11-08-2004, 05:21 AM
Agree with what's been said. I went with the ceramic tint, well worth the money. Did ~35% all around and couldn't be happier.

http://www.audizine.com/gallery/data/500/10MG_7154-med.jpg

pierce
11-11-2004, 10:27 AM
What do you guys think about 5% all around...obviously it's illegal in the U.S. , but it's normally not on the Cops' minds, but what is the visibility like at night. Essentially...pros and cons to 5%?

-Pierce

ufokillerz
11-11-2004, 10:30 AM
ceramic tint, whats that run?
i have like a 20 or 25% now since it came with the car, but its hard to see out ot them =\ heck it could be 10 or 15% but i'm not sure.

WhippeD
11-11-2004, 10:35 AM
Originally posted by plerce
What do you guys think about 5% all around...obviously it's illegal in the U.S. , but it's normally not on the Cops' minds, but what is the visibility like at night. Essentially...pros and cons to 5%?

-Pierce



believe me..it's on their mind alright...and forget about looking out the back window...i'm having trouble looking out the back window with a 25%...the only cons i guess is on a hot day,it keep you cool and shaded....or if you wanna have sex in the back seat in a middle of a wallmart parking lot...[:D] [:p]

WhippeD
11-11-2004, 10:36 AM
Originally posted by AKIDD'SA4
I went with medium mirror tint, from Ziebart.....it looks black at night during the day it looks reflective...its a good choice to make my silver A4 look sweet...

got pictures?

EuroA4
11-11-2004, 11:14 AM
i had 5% on my old VW Golf and it was impossible to see out of the back windows...I had to open the windows to back up...and had tons of tickets.

Light tint 30-40% is good. I think less and less people want to deal with the hassle of cops.

BKChic
11-11-2004, 11:16 AM
Ive got 20% no tkts yet. no pics either besides on my phone and they are crappy.

JMG
11-11-2004, 11:31 AM
Originally posted by ufokillerz
ceramic tint, whats that run?
i have like a 20 or 25% now since it came with the car, but its hard to see out ot them =\ heck it could be 10 or 15% but i'm not sure.

Ceramic tint was $330 compared to $150 for traditional tint at the same place.

skene
11-11-2004, 12:29 PM
35%
http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr/wNjI1MzI2NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE%3D.jpg

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr/wNjI1MzU0NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE%3D.jpg

http://www.we-todd-did-racing.com/wetoddimage.wtdr/wNjI1MzI3NnM0MTNkZmQzMXk1NDE%3D.jpg

a4rings
11-11-2004, 01:36 PM
I have 5% in the front and 30% in the back, and it looks great. I dunno if i have ceramic tint, but it looks great, it looks different then all the tints my friends get, its more of a grey color and is more clear from the inside than the other tints, do u guys think this is ceramic?

ECA4
11-11-2004, 02:59 PM
Hey skene, are those the stock Valeo foglights or the lltek ones? I have a 98.5 and i want to get foglifghts but i heard the wiring for the valeo is a b*tch.

ufokillerz
11-11-2004, 02:59 PM
any clue what most places would charge to remove the tint from my window?

RippleChip
11-11-2004, 03:03 PM
Originally posted by JMG
Ceramic tint was $330 compared to $150 for traditional tint at the same place.

Wow that is a huge difference...nothing like what I saw.

Metallic Formula one was ~$40 cheaper than the ceramic, and I got my car done for ~$300 CAD with the 35% ceramic.

skene
11-11-2004, 03:10 PM
Originally posted by ECA4
Hey skene, are those the stock Valeo foglights or the lltek ones? I have a 98.5 and i want to get foglifghts but i heard the wiring for the valeo is a b*tch.

Nah those were some hella fogs that I picked up at a local shop.

ooa4oo
11-11-2004, 03:15 PM
i have 20 all around and i can see fine. i should have done 5 since 20 is already illegal anyway. i don't know what i was thinking. visibility on 5 isn't that bad. at night its dark but you see headlights. only reversing and parking is kind of hard but you can roll down your windows so its not a big deal

Neo1130
11-11-2004, 03:27 PM
15% looks pretty sweet on my Pelican Blue...

http://members.cox.net/baldwin4/inetaudi1.JPG

MR VTEC
11-11-2004, 03:44 PM
that pic makes your blue look better than the blue in your sig!

AudiMV
11-11-2004, 03:46 PM
if you have dark interior it makes the tint look wayy darker than it really is....i have 35% in the front and 20% on the rest but it doesnt seem to look incomplete....unless im sitting in the front and then you can see through

pierce
11-11-2004, 04:04 PM
Yea, the pelican blue looks SO much better with the 10%. I think I'll probaly go for 10% or 15%, I think 5% is just going to be too dark. Seeing as I'm not going for privacy, I just like the effect of a nice looking tint job and keeping the sun off my black leather...oww hot hot hot...

Starting
11-11-2004, 04:28 PM
i have 20 in the back and 35 on the front and dont think it looks that uniform. Next time i'm gonna do 5 back and 20 front.

Neo1130
11-11-2004, 06:07 PM
Originally posted by MR VTEC
that pic makes your blue look better than the blue in your sig!

That is cause I got a new camera between the two pics... One was from like 96 and the other I just bought a few months ago...

MACD
11-11-2004, 07:29 PM
i took mine out[:)] best mod i ever did.http://img44.exs.cx/img44/1879/a4edit.jpg

Audi 555
11-12-2004, 12:41 AM
I just got lumar tint on all five windows, 20% in back and 50% in front.. looks good, will post up pics soon.

Audimarc
11-12-2004, 09:01 AM
I did 35% in Cali and got away with it. Don't do different shades, looks rice.