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Model X Window Tint

Discussion in 'Model X' started by HearingHealth, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. HearingHealth

    HearingHealth New Member

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    Ordered an X 100D 6/3, expected delivery is “late July to mid Aug”. Wondering about window tinting... do some/all of windows come from the factory already tinted? If no, any recommendations for a quality tinting shop in the Bellevue (or Seattle) Washington area? Also, any recommendations on type and darkness levels for tint?
     
  2. P85_DA

    P85_DA Supporting Member

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    All back windows come tinted from factory ...I titnted my whole car with photosync 35 all around ...I’m in Socal so need tint ..in your area you can probably get by with factory tint
     
  3. tpham07

    tpham07 Active Member

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    As with most SUVs/Trucks/Minivans, the rear windows are factory tinted. Technically not really tinted as they don't use a film but darkened glass is use. Its mostly for privacy, the heat blocking effect is laughable. Toss a 75% ceramic tint over those windows and the heat will drop drastically.
     
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  4. mattack4000

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    Best $500 you will spend with the ceramic tint
     
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  5. puhiniho

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    In Bellevue, check out Accutint. They do several Tesla’s and have ceramic tint as well :)
     
  6. outie

    outie Active Member

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    In my 2016 I put in 35% tint. It was my first ever tint and I never really liked tint until the X catching too much attention back then. My wife was breastfeeding at the time so I got the tint. It did not provide enough privacy.

    After I got my 2018, my wife was breastfeeding once again. This time I went with 25% and it provides much better privacy. I only tinted the front windows. $160 with suntek, mobile tint guy. No issue at all. In my own experience with the remote-controlled AC and windshield sunshade I think we are quite comfortable in SoCal without putting additional tints on other windows, or spending more on premium films.
     
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  7. scottf200

    scottf200 Active Member

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    Driver and passenger door windows need tint. Everything else is good as far as I'm concerned (UV).

    I did '3M™ Auto Window Film Crystalline 50%' on my current X and 'LLumar CTX - Ceramic IR heat film Front 2 windows. 50%' on my previous one. Absolutely love the 50% and have done roadtrips in both in 95F degree with very 'cool' results!

    3M™ Automotive Window Film Crystalline Series | 3M United States
     

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