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Old 01-03-2008, 01:33 PM
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Window Tint

Well Ive had my 7 about 3 months now and im itching to do upgrades. Ive seen allot of the cars on the forum and have taken a few ideas here and there. My first upgrade wil be window tint. Now i know to get ceramic, but dont know a good shop to get it done. I got a quote for $325 installed (f1) but have no clue if thats a fair price. Any help would be greatly appreciated... 21inch silvers wheels are next!
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Old 01-03-2008, 01:37 PM
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Tint sucks. It ruins the lines of a car.

The only tint that is okay---sometimes---is Huber Optik ceramic tint that is 90%(i think) but blocks UV rays.
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Old 01-03-2008, 01:53 PM
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Tint sucks. It ruins the lines of a car.

The only tint that is okay---sometimes---is Huber Optik ceramic tint that is 90%(i think) but blocks UV rays.
+1 for Huper Optiks! I have Huper on my Impala SS and love it. If the tint on the 7er ever starts to discolor I'm switching to H/O!
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Old 01-03-2008, 01:54 PM
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tint is a must. $325 seems a a little expensive. I had mine done for $250. Then again, I called one shop and they wanted $425.
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Old 01-03-2008, 02:30 PM
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Call around and bargain with them. If you find a place to do it for $300 you can probably talk them down to $250 by saying so and so quoted me $250, can you match it?
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Old 01-03-2008, 04:54 PM
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300..... What that sound kind of high... I did llumar tint on my 5 for about 200.... So whats the best tint to go with???? I thought it was llumar...
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Old 01-21-2008, 04:35 PM
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I Use Huper Optik from the Art of Tint in Manhatten. here are some pics

http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/inde...lbumId=1247626

paid $450 on a 08 328XI
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Old 01-21-2008, 04:40 PM
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bRO 450 FOR TINT IS CRack head prices I was just quoted 200 to do 3m on my 745
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Old 01-21-2008, 04:55 PM
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It all depends on the shop and what film you use.

I used FormulaOne ceramic and it was $400.
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Old 01-21-2008, 05:27 PM
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What is formula 1 ?? Better than 3m high performance. The shop I use do laser cut tint, no razors near your car.....thats priceless
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Old 01-26-2008, 06:50 PM
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Well Ive had my 7 about 3 months now and im itching to do upgrades. Ive seen allot of the cars on the forum and have taken a few ideas here and there. My first upgrade wil be window tint. Now i know to get ceramic, but dont know a good shop to get it done. I got a quote for $325 installed (f1) but have no clue if thats a fair price. Any help would be greatly appreciated... 21inch silvers wheels are next!
what did you decide on the window tinting and where did you go...

Buzz-off..quoted $250 on 3M ceramic and $500 on Huper Optik

seems really pricey..when i can get metal tint for $140
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Old 01-27-2008, 05:39 PM
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I Use Huper Optik from the Art of Tint in Manhatten. here are some pics

http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/inde...lbumId=1247626

paid $450 on a 08 328XI
Hey Vinny small world I was born and raised to in Corona queens not to far from Forest Hills... $450 sounds pretty high, my thing is I want to get professional job at great price.
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Old 01-27-2008, 05:41 PM
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what did you decide on the window tinting and where did you go...

Buzz-off..quoted $250 on 3M ceramic and $500 on Huper Optik

seems really pricey..when i can get metal tint for $140
I put it on hold for a minute, Im still trying to find best deal in area... or someone thats got it done for good price and happy with outcome.
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Old 06-09-2008, 10:49 AM
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bRO 450 FOR TINT IS CRack head prices I was just quoted 200 to do 3m on my 745
Which shop did you use?
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Old 06-09-2008, 11:17 AM
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bRO 450 FOR TINT IS CRack head prices I was just quoted 200 to do 3m on my 745
was this 3M ceramic??? metal tint is always cheaper

Huper Optik is the most expensive film on the market...and $450 is not high from what I have seen
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Which shop did you use?
hEY dVS GENE, IT IS A PLACE THAT I HAVE USED BEFORE, iTS NOT FAR FROM YOU OFF OF uTOPIA pKWY AND LIKE 196ST, iTS A NEW HAND CARWASH THAT OPENED. THE GUY DOES GREAT TINT WORK, HIS NAME IS STEVE TELL HIM I SENT YOU.. iF YOU NEED THE # PM ME AND ILL LOOK IT UP....
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Old 06-09-2008, 01:38 PM
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35% $180..dunno what kinda film they used..dont like too dark..cant see at night..
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i paid $250.00 for 3m 90% back and 75% front
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i paid $250.00 for 3m 90% back and 75% front

I think you have that backwards. Your fronts are darker than your rears?
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Old 06-09-2008, 05:26 PM
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Old 06-09-2008, 08:35 PM
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Old 06-09-2008, 08:42 PM
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EXACTLY!

"Whip so clean don't need no tints." - Young Jeezy (I'm so hood)
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