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Old 11-27-2012, 02:14 PM   #1 (permalink)
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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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Old 11-27-2012, 02:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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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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Old 11-27-2012, 03:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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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.
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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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Old 11-27-2012, 08:34 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Bow chicka wah wah...?

~20%. That's what I needed to know. Thanks guys!
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~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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Old 11-27-2012, 11:12 PM   #8 (permalink)
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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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