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Tinted Windows on the Roadster?

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by wiztecy, May 20, 2012.

  1. wiztecy

    wiztecy Active Member

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    Is there anyone out there who had aftermarket tinted windows applied to their roadster? If so can you attach some pics please?

    Just wondering what tint level will work on it how it affects the night time visibility. Would like to lower the temp in the cabin on those hot summer days and filter out some of that sun to help preserve the interior as well.
     
  2. augkuo

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    I put on 70% which is passable by the CHP and night-time visibility isn't a problem. Since the side and rear windows aren't very big compared to the windshield, you'll get better heat reflection with a sun shade. Here's a pic though and it doesn't look too different from an untinted window.

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  3. W.Petefish

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    5% on my rear window.

    It really is noticeable at night.
     
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    But it looks tremendous on a white roadster! Love it!
     
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  7. strider

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    A few posts on the topic here:
    A/C issues with heatwave in Texas

    I went w/ 5% rear and 35% sides. I should have gone one step lighter in the rear as when I have the top off I get some reflection in the rear window. If you're up for a trip to the peninsula (Belmont) I can recommend the shop who did my work.

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