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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 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 04-03-2013, 04:37 PM
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Tinting options

What are my options folks? I'm getting ready to pull the trigger to tint the lady Shes carbonschwatz, so call "carbon black" so what percentage should I look into it and what type of film or brand oh pictures of your car tinted would be much appreciate. Thank you
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:08 PM
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What are my options folks? I'm getting ready to pull the trigger to tint the lady Shes carbonschwatz, so call "carbon black" so what percentage should I look into it and what type of film or brand oh pictures of your car tinted would be much appreciate. Thank you
Every state had legal tints percentages. You may not follow them but you should at least find out what yours is.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:09 PM
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Down here 5% is illegal.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:15 AM
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What are my options folks? I'm getting ready to pull the trigger to tint the lady Shes carbonschwatz, so call "carbon black" so what percentage should I look into it and what type of film or brand oh pictures of your car tinted would be much appreciate. Thank you
Definitely go with a ceramic tint. They reject heat better.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:16 AM
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I'm at the shop right now!!! Lol
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Old 04-05-2013, 04:24 PM
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cali is 35% and that should be enough imo, blacked out just makes you suspect for cops lol.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:30 PM
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The ceramic tinting is getting good UV reviews, allowing a lighter tint color. I think most people think that the darker the tint, the cooler you appear. 35% seems to be the legal limit for most sates. If you get caught with an illegal tint, they will usually write you a ticket, & enforce that it be removed. They will usually tear up the ticket, if you remove the tint before the ticket is due. 5% is just to dark to drive safely at night, IMO.
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Old 04-06-2013, 09:13 AM
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The ceramic tinting is getting good UV reviews, allowing a lighter tint color. I think most people think that the darker the tint, the cooler you appear. 35% seems to be the legal limit for most sates. If you get caught with an illegal tint, they will usually write you a ticket, & enforce that it be removed. They will usually tear up the ticket, if you remove the tint before the ticket is due. 5% is just to dark to drive safely at night, IMO.
You are right on the money
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Old 04-06-2013, 11:41 AM
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I did 20% charcoal tint. Love it!
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Old 04-06-2013, 12:17 PM
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I did 20% charcoal tint. Love it!
Can you post some pics?
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Anyone remember that silver/mirror tint? Used to be on PathFinders back in the day. Not sure if they make it anymore.

That might look sweet with the right color on this car. Never tinted out anything, not really legal around here and if I was going to do it, would have to be all around, but you can't have the fronts done period in NJ/ NY.
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Old 04-15-2013, 11:17 AM
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i've got a carbon black 5er and thinking 50% all around except windshield. i've got a light interior (oyster/black) so hoping i won't get bugged by the cops. i heard LLumar ATR has issues with GPS and phone reception. anyone aware of this?
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:15 PM
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50% is awfully light in my opinion. Have you seen it installed?
I went with 35% on my last vehicle and wished that I had gone a little darker.
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Old 04-15-2013, 02:38 PM
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I went with 32% which was the max permitted here in GA.
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