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Factory % Tint SUVs & Crossovers

What is the Factory % of Tint used in the AS3 glass used from the B pillars and back in SUVs, crossovers, and other applicable motor vehicles? IE. Ford Explorer, Chevrolet Suburban, etc.

I want to get a similar % tint for the rear of the station wagon. The AS2 glass that allows at least 70% light transmission all around the car turns the interior into a sauna.

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My dads Trailblazer has 17% on all windows except the front (factory), and my car has 20% on the rear, 1/4 and back windshield.

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17% tint except from the A to the B pillar from the factory? Wow! That's nice and dark huh?

Thanks for the info man!

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Somewhere around 20% is usually factory.

2012 Fusion Sport, 56k miles, White Platinum Tri-coat. Every option except nav. 28% tint, Diode Dynamics LEDs, Steeda CAI, Steeda 93 octane SCT Tune, Steeda 22.5mm RSB, Magnaflow Catback, Enkei Raijin

[SOLD]2004 SEL Premium, 72,700 miles, Vibrant White. 35% Tint, K&N Panel filter, Remote Start, 4x Infinity Reference 6832cf, JVC KW-R800BT, Rockford Fosgate 501bd, Bazooka BT1014

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17% tint except from the A to the B pillar from the factory? Wow! That's nice and dark huh?

Thanks for the info man!
Oh yea it is... Especially when you need privacy lol


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~20%. That's what I needed to know. Thanks guys!

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Bow chicka wah wah...?

~20%. That's what I needed to know. Thanks guys!
Hey you were 18 once and I hope to see pics of the tint when it's complete

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Man...that doesn't seem long ago. But dang that's like a decade ago. Wow.

Ordered 20% 3M FX Premium tint off of eBay precut for all the glass (except tint strip on w/s).

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Good stuff. I got my moms vibe tinted 20% on the back windows, and 50% on the front side windows. looks great.
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