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Window Tinting Ceramic in the Bay Area

jasonsf

Member
Apr 21, 2019
10
3
San Francisco, CA
I'm looking to have the M3 tinted, entire care and came across Mr. Tint in Santa Clara. They quoted me $925 for Xpel Prime XR+ for four windows and rear windshield (one piece that goes until the window ends). So that leaves 2 glass panels that aren't tinted, the "sunroof" panel and the windshield. I spent a bit of time talking about the different ceramic tints and I feel it's so hot inside and have to turn the AC full blast constantly. Adding those two panels would be 325-375 each, I don't remember the exact number they quoted.

Compromise: Get Solargard Vortex IR for the four doors and rear and sunroof, and using Xpel Prime XR+ for the front windshield since that's where the sun beats down directly, the most.

What do you guys think? And the final price was 1300-1400. It sounds insane to spend that much for window tinting, but I've seen a few youtube vids and it's not that far off from the quoted prices for ceramic tint.

Thanks.
 

sweetrugger

Member
Nov 21, 2018
21
8
Concord, Ca
Don't have much to comment on, other than to say that the sun beats down directly on the windshield only when you're driving into the sun, right? I still think windshield is worth it though.
 

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