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Old 01-19-2013, 09:32 AM   #35
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That tint looks badass man! Nice!
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Old 01-19-2013, 11:34 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.

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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, 12:02 PM   #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, 02:09 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, 06:32 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, 02:52 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, 01:29 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, 02:35 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, 02:42 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, 02:46 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, 02:50 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, 05:13 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, 06:48 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, 06:50 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, 06:59 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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Old 03-24-2013, 10:02 PM   #51
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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.

Thanks,
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Nice, your car looks great! I was thinking of the CC but read a lot of mixed reviews so I'm kind of undecided about it at the moment.
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