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Old 05-09-2014, 02:32 PM
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No window tint.

I have no window tint on my car, I would like to have a cooler interior but I hate the weird colors they cause when looking from the inside out. Since I don't have UV rejection, will my interior fade and crack faster?
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Not all window tint must be dark. I had much the same issue as you as with a cabrio my personal preference is that when the top is down but the windows are up there isn't a hugely noticeable difference.

What I ended up doing is 3M Air Blue 80. On a sedan, it would be virtually undetectable, yet it provides 99.9% UV protection and I discovered in the hot Texas sun the air blue tinting reduces interior temp by 15-20 on 95 + days.

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Not all window tint must be dark. I had much the same issue as you as with a cabrio my personal preference is that when the top is down but the windows are up there isn't a hugely noticeable difference.

What I ended up doing is 3M Air Blue 80. On a sedan, it would be virtually undetectable, yet it provides 99.9% UV protection and I discovered in the hot Texas sun the air blue tinting reduces interior temp by 15-20 on 95 + days.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...376&highlight=

This might be a starting point for you.
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That looks fantastic! I guess I need to find someone who will install this kind of tint.

How much did the tint job run with the Air Blue?
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When I had the tinting done back in 2010 the cost (minus tax) was $150. Please bear in mind I only had the side windows tinted, but the guy who did my work had to order a minimum amount of the air blue which was not in his usual stock. Ramp your expected price up to 2014.
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