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Crystalline Tint

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by ejunk, Jan 17, 2018.

  1. ejunk

    ejunk Member

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    Does anyone have crystalline tint? Does it really block at least up to 90% of the heat? If you’re in the Bay Area, which shop did you use to get your windows tinted and how much did it cost you?
     
  2. Premier Mobile

    Premier Mobile Local Vendor - NorCal

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    Ejunk,

    The stat you have of 90% heat blockage is incorrect. Crystalline's 40% vlt film has a TSER (total solar heat rejection) of 60%.

    We are a Spectra Photosync dealer. Spectra Photosync at 35% vlt has a TSER of up to 79%. We have meters that can verify the performance difference between the two films, and you can also feel the difference for yourself.

    We've used Crystalline before, and no doubt Photosync have better performance stats. Let us know if you'd like to come by to check it out.
     
  3. Premier Mobile

    Premier Mobile Local Vendor - NorCal

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    Here's some pics of one we completed this week 0.jpg 1.jpg 2.jpg 3.jpg 4.jpg .
     
  4. AllThingsFasT

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    I almost chimed in before I saw Premier already responded! Photosync seems to be the way to go! If you're a spec guy, the numbers don't lie and on the aesthetic side, Photosync looks WAY better than Crystalline IMHO :D
     
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  5. markn455

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    Photosync based on the specs is better. I have always used Crystaline on all my cars. Almost went with Photosync last time around until I saw the price. Even with the better specs, I am not sure for me it would be worth the price difference. What do you think?
     

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