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Before and After tinting on Black S

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Electric Machete, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. Electric Machete

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    15 or 20% tint (can't remember which) applied by Tesla at the Dania shop in Florida.
     
  2. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    :scared: Take pictures with the suspension in standard or low. Not very high. But nice looking tint.
     
  3. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    Agreed on both
     
  4. carrerascott

    carrerascott FUEL FTR

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    Thanks, considering tint for mine. Not in Florida so it's not completely necessary here, but does look good!
     
  5. Electric Machete

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    I believe I took both sets of photos after washing the car and forgot to get it out of high. I had not seen before and afters yet. Posted for those thinking about it.
     
  6. SuperCoug

    SuperCoug Model S Res #7734

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    Looks awesome! I have an appointment next Monday to get my black model S tinted. 20% on the sides, 5% on the rear hatch, 50% on the windshield. I trust mine will look just as good.
     
  7. Puyallup Bill

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    I didn't think shops in WA would go that dark, or do windshields.
     
  8. SuperCoug

    SuperCoug Model S Res #7734

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    Yeah, they all will. They just want you to acknowledge that you are aware of local regulations and make you aware that they don't accept any liability if you get a ticket.
     
  9. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Nice. It's 20% if that is the 3M Color Stable. I'm planning on getting mine done next week in Tampa but didn't think of asking Tesla if they do it. Did Dania Beach actually do the work or just had someone come in? Cost?
     
  10. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    I'm getting tinted Thursday, was thinking of staying legal and just going with 40% all the way around, but that nearly opaque hatch window really got my attention. May have them go very dark on that. I like the idea of the front seat and rear seat matching, but will think about getting a darker shade on the back windows too. Need to stay legalish on the front...maybe go 30%?
     
  11. Electric Machete

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    Ok, then it was 20%. I was pretty certain that was the correct number. $600 maybe? I can't recall exactly they did some other work and a hood wrap as well.
     
  12. berryja

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    I'm in the Panhandle just got my "D"livery over Christmas. Getting tint tomorrow was wondering what would be too dark. I think the ceramic was 18%.
     
  13. Larry Chanin

    Larry Chanin Model S Perf Sig 1055

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    Hi Jeff,

    Congratulations.

    Unfortunately your posting is off-topic. This thread was established to allow folks to sign-up for our club.

    I believe that 18% is illegal in Florida. You may wish to consult some of the threads established to specifically discuss tinting.

    Here's is one that may help.

    Before and After tinting on Black S

    Regards,

    Larry
     
  14. berryja

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    Yeah I knew that but I also figured I would get a quick response to my question related to Florida.
    Thanks
     
  15. skilly

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    are you gonna black out the chrome too?

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