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6 Series
The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 10-02-2012, 04:19 PM
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Tints or no tints?

What do you guys think are the pros and cons? FYI I keep mine in the garage

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Old 10-02-2012, 06:04 PM
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I did mine. Love it. It's black on black and I did 20% charcoal ceramic tint all around. Looks amazing.
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Old 10-02-2012, 06:41 PM
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:51 AM
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2008 BMW 650i Convertible- LCI.
- ACS style rear spoiler
-Eisenmann Race Exhaust, resonators removed, Magnaflow X pipe.
- LED Angel eyes, plate light and interior package
- Tinted Windows- Charcoal 20%
- Stock 19" summer wheels & 18" M6 Winter wheels

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Old 10-04-2012, 05:35 AM
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:57 AM
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I love my tint
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:02 AM
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I wrestled with this idea at one point but then decided against it since I love having my top down too much. If I was in Texas, Florida or any of these mostly summer and hot states, I would consider it for sure because it do help with the sun rays. Do it if you like it.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:50 AM
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Taking mine tomorrow for tint. Looking forward to it.
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Old 10-04-2012, 02:25 PM
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I'm opting out for now, saw the silver one with tints on the thread link and looks a little too suspicious, as if though I'm trying to hide something. Either my good looks or my beer!

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Old 10-04-2012, 03:19 PM
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Old 10-04-2012, 03:30 PM
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I'm not a huge fan of silver with dark tints. I live tints on black and white rides.
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Old 10-04-2012, 03:45 PM
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I had pretty dark tint on mine, and it was the same color as yours. I would 100% advise to do the same. It looks awesome, and it keeps the interior cooler (temperature-wise).
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:59 AM
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:18 AM
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I have the legal limit on my tint so 30%, wouldn't have it any other way. One of the first things I did to this car. Them sun-rays beat down on you here! Not to mention it looks great.

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Old 10-12-2012, 01:40 AM
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Tint it up IMO.
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:55 AM
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I don't like really dark tints so I always go with 50% on my Bimmers...Blocks out just enough sun without being too dark to where you cannot be seen.
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Old 10-12-2012, 08:20 AM
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I'm opting out for now, saw the silver one with tints on the thread link and looks a little too suspicious, as if though I'm trying to hide something. Either my good looks or my beer!

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You don't have to go very dark, I got mine legal in the front (30%) & 5% in the back. But that's just my preference. I'd say at least 50% all around just to keep the sun out, but 30% doesn't look bad either.
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:14 AM
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I don't like really dark tints so I always go with 50% on my Bimmers...Blocks out just enough sun without being too dark to where you cannot be seen.
Sounds like you want to be seen....

FWIW ; Tint it up,

30% Rear, 50% front & windshield.

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Old 10-15-2012, 04:56 AM
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iHisasi...just got to say...the red 6 is very nice, love the shade of red!!
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