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Tint door windows, but not rear window?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by ratsbew, Jul 20, 2018.

  1. ratsbew

    ratsbew Member

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    How would it look to tint the door windows, but not the rear windshield? I don't want a half job on the rear where I can see the line, but I also don't want the roof to be super dark.
     
  2. racpuc

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    Use the defrosting lines for the rear windshield to hide the tint lines or tint the entire back window. It's not too dark at 15%
     
  3. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    That's what we are going to start out with.
     
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    It will look fine but you will hardly get any heat rejection, if that is a concern. I have mine whole rear window tinted and it is not too dark, even at night.
     
  5. gambit48

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    "Not too dark" is subjective. You've seen my pictures, right?

    Rear window tint - anyone done it?

    That was taken around noonish on a 100+ degree day. Doesn't get brighter than that. To me, 35% on top of the factory tint is quite dark.
     
  6. Altes

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    I have tinted all my cars windows at 35% inclding rear hatch it cuts down headlight glare at nght but you can still pick up headlights
     
  7. jelly

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    The rear window is so small I wonder if heat transmission is significant, unless you are bringing the tint up to overlap the factory tint.

    Front windshield is probably a significantly greater contributor to heat.

    I'm also thinking of just doing the sides...
     

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