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Discussion in 'General Explorations!!' started by AMerrBauer, October 7, 2002.

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    1. AMerrBauer

      AMerrBauer New Member

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      My friend has his every window on his car except the windshield with a 20 Percent but he complains that he cant look out the back windows or see his mirrors...

      can anyone here with 20 percents back that up or recommend a percent that is safe but still hot...
       
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    3. ChuckyD

      ChuckyD Moderator Emeritus<br>Elite Explorer<br>ECX Member Moderator Emeritus

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      I got 20% on my fronts with no problem...

      35 sounds like what he needs...
       
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      MONMIX I fix dents Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      In Maryland it is illegal to go any darker than 35% on the front glass.
      For what it is worth.
       
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      Leave the 20 on the back, get 35 on the front, that way the mirrors are still visable for backing up....
       
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      In Ohio, (not sure about your state, check your local laws to be sure) Explorers and other SUV's are considered Multi Purpose Vehicles and are exempt from Tint Laws.
       
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      what about getting backup lights?
       
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      Yeah, I was going to suggest auxiliary reverse lights.

      In Georgia, the legal limit is 35%, and that's fine.

      I've driven a car with 20%, it seemed fine to me. But I guess it depends on personal preference/eyesight/whatever
       
    9. VBVA

      VBVA Go Dukes!

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      I have 20% on all windows except for fronts and windshield. If I am looking backwards over the seat I can't see anything at night. But, I love the way it looks :)
       
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      I have 20% on my front windows, if i were to do it again i'd do 35%. Its hard to see out of your mirrors at night, and i usually have to roll down the window to see. I would recomend 35% for the front.
      TODD
       
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      diablo5969 Well-Known Member

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      But at night, if there's a car there, wouldn't the car's headlights reflect in the mirror, or is it so dark that you can't see the headlight's reflections?
       
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      you can see headlights but what if your backing up in a parking lot, you cant see people or anything dark...
       
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      That's where the auxiliary reverse lights come in
       
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      ...or lighter tint
       

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