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Model S - Window Tinting

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by yobigd20, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. Lodo1000

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    When you say 35% car do you mean they had 35% all the way round?

    Thanks for posting this. I have a silver metallic S that I will get tinted next week and am trying to decide on what %. Yours does seem a little dark to me but realize the pictures here will not be perfect. Also agree that the silver looks best with something darker.
     
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    We have a similar configuration except did 35% Photosync on all and the 75% on my windshield on all of our Ss and X. Makes a huge difference during summer.
     
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    i done my in ACJ window tinting
     
  5. rashton

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    The guys & gals over at MasterShield do exceptional work. A couple of my buddies have had their Porches done there.
     
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    Another one with the industry's best tint, Spectra Photosync. 0.jpg
     
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    Would anyone know what the best tint to keep the uv and heat out that offers 5% (limo) for a tesla?
     
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    I would stay away from Limo tint as most are metallized....which can affect radio, cell phone, ect... signal strengths. Since you are in Socal, check out Extreme Autowerks in Cerritos: extremeautowerks

    They carry Ceraluxe Quantum Ceramic tint and Spectra Photosync. Darkest shade with Ceraluxe is 20% whereas Photosync has 35%. Both specs are tops in the industry. Hope this helps.
     
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    Just updating. Had my Model X and 3 Model Ss all done with Photosync and still very happy. Will be getting my Model 3 soon and will have that done too with Photosync. Premier is my go to company for that and the protective film. Wouldn't use anyone else in the Bay Area.
     
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    Why does it look so blue/green?
     
  11. Premier Mobile

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    It's due to the lighting conditions when the photo was taken. As an example, here is another one with the same shade but the car is positioned slightly different, and with different lighting conditions. In essence, the photos will look slightly different in sunlight as well.

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    A Model 3 with Photosync 35%. Photo taken in the shade.
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    reflection of the sky
     
  13. Premier Mobile

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    Another shot of a MS with Spectra Photosync 55% / 35% combo. The best Performance / Heat Rejecting window tint in the industry.

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    so is the consensus nowadays to go with Photosync? better than Huper Optik or 3M?
     
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    Don't know about a consensus, but I have had Photosync for a year or two here in the hot, bright, dry, Central Valley of California and it has not done me wrong.
     
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    Wasn't it always? :)
     
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    Here's how Spectra PhotoSync 75% on the windshield looks from an interior viewpoint:

     
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    Since you are from Dallas, recommend contacting Speed Shield.
    www.speedshieldusa.com
     
  19. Premier Mobile

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    Here is also a comparison between 3m Crystalline 70 and Spectra Photosync 75

    Equipment used to measure
    EDTM Spectrum Analyzer (this is the most accurate measuring tool that works on NFRC300 specs). This unit will break down the amount of infrared is blocked from 900-1000nm and up to 1700nm.

    Photosync 75% (already installed to car in photo)
    96% infrared radiation rejection at 900-1000nm
    94% infrared radiation rejection up to 1700nm

    Crystalline 70% (pulled from box in photo)
    97% infrared radiation rejection at 900-1000nm
    80% infrared radiation rejection up to 1700nm

    Crystalline has a pretty big performance drop off at the 1700nm range, which is the area we really feel the most during summer. Additionally Photosync is 5% lighter as well.

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    Thank you for the additional info. I'm leaning towards spectra photo sync. but for completeness sake, anyone have any comparisons to Huper Optik?
     

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