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Old 01-17-2013, 02:03 PM   #26
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I'm actually getting tint done soon, hopefully this weekend. Although, I'm not sure how dark I am going to go. I want as dark as possible, but I don't want to get pulled over every other day lol. A lot of people have said that about the wheels and tires, save and buy the ones I want. I'm gonna be patient and do that, thanks

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How about tint? Living in NV you would want that. Its cheap and looks nice. I am similar as far as modifications go. I went with RX catch can, Vararam Intake, MRT V1.0. I just now purchased Tint, thinking about it I should of done it sooner. As far as Rims and Tires go. Save and buy the ones you like. It can be expensive, I think the ones I am looking at are 1900 rims and 800 to 900 for tires.
Nice build so far, looks nice. Congrats.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:47 PM   #27
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Just got my tint done, 15% all around and 35% on the windshield. What a difference tint makes, I'm glad I got it done! If anyone is in Las Vegas and needs tint, please let me know and I will refer you to the guy that did mine. He is a super chill dude, and does great work!
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:00 PM   #28
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How different that makes the car look. Car is looking good. I am surprised how dark you went on the windshield. Wouldn't that be kind of hard to see out of in the evening or dark?

You people that live in states that allow that much tint on windows are lucky. Minnesota laws suck, only allow something like 10%. But, according to my friend, he says that if you own an SUV you can just about black out the rear window and the side rear windows but you can't on cars and pickups. How crazy is that? I would love to be able to put dark tint on my side and rear window because I think it would make my black car look more stealthy.

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Old 01-18-2013, 06:11 PM   #29
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Car is looking great. Nice choice in exhaust if I might add.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:11 PM   #30
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How different that makes the car look. Car is looking good. I am surprised how dark you went on the windshield. Wouldn't that be kind of hard to see out of in the evening or dark?

You people that live in states that allow that much tint on windows are lucky. Minnesota laws suck, only allow something like 10%. But, according to my friend, he says that if you own an SUV you can just about black out the rear window and the side rear windows but you can't on cars and pickups. How crazy is that? I would love to be able to put dark tint on my side and rear window because I think it would make my black car look more stealthy.

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It definitely adds a whole new look to the car, looks way better IMO. The tint I did is not legal, but cops in Vegas are usually pretty lenient because of how hot and sunny it gets here. You can see just fine out of it, it's a little dark at night but not a big deal. Especially with how awesome it makes the car look!

By the way, you sure Minnesota allows 10%? The lower the percentage, the darker the tint is. The law here is no less than 35%.
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:12 PM   #31
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Car is looking great. Nice choice in exhaust if I might add.
I LOVE the exhaust, the sound is just plain awesome! Sounds so mean haha!
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:27 PM   #32
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Wow, you went dark on the windshield. I've seen 50% before but 35% is new. It looks amazing though!
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Old 01-18-2013, 11:52 PM   #33
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Awesome start.

Lot's of change for the money mods available.

Tint was a nice next move.

You'd be shocked how much different some drop springs will make. Both driving AND looks.
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:10 AM   #34
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Wow, you went dark on the windshield. I've seen 50% before but 35% is new. It looks amazing though!
Thank you, I have a couple buddies with this setup, not on camaros tho. Love the look of it

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Awesome start.

Lot's of change for the money mods available.

Tint was a nice next move.

You'd be shocked how much different some drop springs will make. Both driving AND looks.
Thanks, I think drop springs will be down the road but still on the list!
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Old 01-19-2013, 08:32 AM   #35
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That tint looks badass man! Nice!
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Old 01-19-2013, 10:34 AM   #36
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It definitely adds a whole new look to the car, looks way better IMO. The tint I did is not legal, but cops in Vegas are usually pretty lenient because of how hot and sunny it gets here. You can see just fine out of it, it's a little dark at night but not a big deal. Especially with how awesome it makes the car look!

By the way, you sure Minnesota allows 10%? The lower the percentage, the darker the tint is. The law here is no less than 35%.

Not sure exactly how the tint rate works. The way I think of it is if you put a 35% tint to your window you have made it 35% darker in which 100% tint would be blacked out. Usually the factory adds a UV protection into the glass and I think that is referred to as a 10% tint which pretty much all states allow. Maybe someone can enlighten me on exactly how the tint percentage really works if I am wrong.

I know we can't have dark tint here in MN. I work with a guy who moved from California and I seen his name in the paper for illegal tint on windows and was fined something like $140.

As said it looks great.

Dean.

Edit: Just found some info. Minnesota allows 50% and 20% reflectivity. Also found out it does refer to how much light is transferred. I guess I learned something.

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Old 01-19-2013, 11:02 AM   #37
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Not sure exactly how the tint rate works. The way I think of it is if you put a 35% tint to your window you have made it 35% darker in which 100% tint would be blacked out. Usually the factory adds a UV protection into the glass and I think that is referred to as a 10% tint which pretty much all states allow. Maybe someone can enlighten me on exactly how the tint percentage really works if I am wrong.

I know we can't have dark tint here in MN. I work with a guy who moved from California and I seen his name in the paper for illegal tint on windows and was fined something like $140.

As said it looks great.

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Dam that tint is dark! And glad you are subscribed to my build thread haha, hopefully I can help give you some ideas.


As far as the tint darkness question....I had 35% on my driver and passenger side windows and one day I got pulled over and the cop measure how much light can come through and with the factory tint only 28% light got through. So I am assuming the 35% means that only 35% of light actually comes through. I do really miss my tint, dam NY law, it kept the car so much cooler in the summer.
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Old 01-19-2013, 01:09 PM   #38
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That tint looks badass man! Nice!
Thanks bro!!

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Dam that tint is dark! And glad you are subscribed to my build thread haha, hopefully I can help give you some ideas.


As far as the tint darkness question....I had 35% on my driver and passenger side windows and one day I got pulled over and the cop measure how much light can come through and with the factory tint only 28% light got through. So I am assuming the 35% means that only 35% of light actually comes through. I do really miss my tint, dam NY law, it kept the car so much cooler in the summer.
That's why I subscribed to your build thread, always looking for ideas!
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:32 PM   #39
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Just ordered my new Anvil spoiler! I am getting it painted locally IOM to match my car as well. After I get that painted and installed, I will be getting some stripes and tinting my tail lights. Pics will follow as I get each project done!
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:52 PM   #40
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Got my Anvil spoiler! Just got done fitting it yesterday and it's all ready to go to get painted today. Looks fantastic, I can't wait to get this thing on!
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:29 PM   #41
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Your cars coming along nicely, looks great. have any new pics of the painted spoiler? Nice to see more modded v6's in Vegas.
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:35 PM   #42
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Your cars coming along nicely, looks great. have any new pics of the painted spoiler? Nice to see more modded v6's in Vegas.
Wow, I thought I put the picture up...lol I'll put it up right now, and thank you! What side of town are you at?
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:42 PM   #43
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Thought I had put these up earlier, guess not haha...Anyway, here is my spoiler painted and installed! Really like how it came out!
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:46 PM   #44
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For my next mod, I have a couple of options but I'm not sure which I'm gonna do first. I'm thinking between getting stripes done, new rims + tires, or painting the interior. As of now, I'm leaning towards getting the stripes done but still undecided lol
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:50 PM   #45
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My dad and brother got new cars, and I took a pic of all of ours side by side. My brother got the camaro and my dad got the corvette!
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Old 03-24-2013, 04:13 PM   #46
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Nice looking pic of all the bowtie cars! Have you checked out Cars & Coffee yet?
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That spoiler looks great! Like the cars parked next to yours also.

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Old 03-24-2013, 05:48 PM   #48
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Nice looking pic of all the bowtie cars! Have you checked out Cars & Coffee yet?
I haven't...I work nights so getting there early in the morning is kind of a problem for me lol but I am determined to make it out soon and I'm hoping to go on a cruise with you guys as well!
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:50 PM   #49
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That spoiler looks great! Like the cars parked next to yours also.

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Thanks Dean! Looks like you added a few more things to your car as well!
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:59 PM   #50
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Thanks Dean! Looks like you added a few more things to your car as well!
I think since we last chatted I think I added the shifter handle and after seeing the upper induction cleaning thread I decided to add a CC. I am slowing down and not much more I really want to do to it. I was having a problem with the passenger side exhaust turning and not staying put basically since I put them in when I got the car. Tried to fix it and just went to a muffler shop and had it welded. Now I have been just looking at some other builds and enjoying the looks. If I see something that I can't live without then I might have to step up but for now I think I am content with what I have.

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