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tinting in N. Arlington, Va

Discussion in 'Mid-Atlantic' started by MGMDaware, Jul 25, 2016.

  1. MGMDaware

    MGMDaware Member

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    A buddy and coworker of mine just got his tesla tinted with ceramic tinting (all windows within legal limits of DC). Charged him $500. This was done at FX Tint in Fairfax. He was happy with the results. Yelp reviews are great (5 stars x 200 reviews). Any one else familiar with this place and/or comment on the price. THanks!

    -MG
     
  2. apcoleman

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    They have tinted a few vehicles for me and are scheduled to tint my model S after I take delivery this week. They run a good shop and do great installs
     
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  3. MGMDaware

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    appreciate the info. I'm pretty sure I will be picking up this week. Will probably make an appt for the following week. Most likely tint all around and wheels dipped!
     
  4. apcoleman

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    Here is my car after the tint was applied by TintFX this morning. 35 all the way around.
     

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  5. MGMDaware

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    Did you do the pano (can't tell if you have one) and anything on the windshield?
     
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    left the pano as is and nothing on the windshield.
     
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  7. kevinf311

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    I keep waffling over tint on my car, but one surface I would absolutely coat (for heat rejection not darkening) is the windshield; traffic laws notwithstanding.

    I don't particularly like the way tinted windows look, but a black on black car gets mighty hot in the work parking lot.

    I dunno. Probably will continue to be indecisive about this until a time in which my car has become old and decrepit
     
  8. MGMDaware

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    Do you mind if I ask
    Do it!
     
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  9. Joer293

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    I did a thermal camera before and after 2 years ago with spectra 75% on the windshield. No one can tell its tinted. Spectra tint dropped th cabin temps from ~140 to ~115 in direct sun. That made a huge reduction with the hvac fan blast off mode during summer. Most tint is terrible for heat rejection. Most tint is for looks. I choose spectra because the hue matches tesla glass. Crystalline makes tesla glass appear purple.
     
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