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Old 02-10-2019, 06:51 PM
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35% all around and legal limit. Prefer uniformity in tint, 20% rear looks like a limo and uneven IMO.
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Old 02-10-2019, 09:45 PM
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Mine are 25 on sides and rear. Need to roll down windows at night to see.
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Old 02-10-2019, 10:04 PM
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Thanks all for the help
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Old 02-10-2019, 11:29 PM
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Go with Spectra Photosync - this is the highest heat rejecting film on the market. It uses a patent-pending Nano IRD technology that keeps the car quite a bit cooler without needing to go dark.

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Originally Posted by maspirito View Post
I took my car to the shop to have the clear bra installed. I decided to also put some window tinting in. I have never had a car with tinted windows after market. They're talking about doing 35% on the side windows and 20% on the rear window. Does anybody have any comments regarding that? Is 35% too much on the driver side window to achieve good visibility? Thanks for the response
What color is your 911 and what film are they using?

Shades and tones will differ based on manufacturer. 30 shade with brand A might be 20 with brand B

I typically am conservative and stay around the medium shades...30-40 with Autobahn or Huper Optik.

I'm also not a fan of the two-tone look of tint...we recommend staying with same shade all around and going with a light to ultra-light shade 60/70/80/85 for windshields
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Another vote for uniform sides and rear at about 35%.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:52 AM
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35 is the lowest I would go. At that darkness, you are basically invisible to anyone looking in during the night.

One thing is definitely get a ceramic tint. There are many brands, some better than others, but all ceramic tint are much better than cheap tint film.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Premier View Post
Go with Spectra Photosync - this is the highest heat rejecting film on the market. It uses a patent-pending Nano IRD technology that keeps the car quite a bit cooler without needing to go dark.

http://prestige-films.com/dealer-locator/
Does anyone have this on their car? I'd like to see some pictures. I have a local installer right around the corner.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:58 PM
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While we’re on the topic of window tint film. I wanted to share that in the State of North Carolina and there may be others as well, that if you suffer from migraines and or visual light sensitivities you may be eligible for a certificate that allows you to legally have darker than 35% tint. My wife, suffers from migraines and we were told and found that we were able to download a form from the North Carolina DMV, that her doctor filled out and mailed to the DMV. The DMV sent back a letter for two of our cars along with a decal that goes on in the inside of the window which allows us to have darker tint than the legal limit. We had to choose which two cars that we would be allowed to have this waiver. Just a thought if you’re interested and it’s applicable.
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Old 02-11-2019, 04:36 PM
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Originally Posted by tonymission View Post
Does anyone have this on their car? I'd like to see some pictures. I have a local installer right around the corner.
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Old 02-11-2019, 05:09 PM
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+1 for 35% all around.

I currently have suntek on my S6 and am going to try out Xpel XR plus in 35% on the GT3.

35% is a very clean look IMO but it's personal preference.
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Window tint on a GT3! Why would you want to reduce your visibility on the track or street?
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Old 02-12-2019, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by parkerfe View Post
Window tint on a GT3! Why would you want to reduce your visibility on the track or street?
There are different levels of products on the market:

Dyed - this type of tint does not last long and is the oldest on the market
Metallic - came about in the 80s and 90s, gave good heat rejection, but would disrupt wireless signals
Ceramic - early 2000s tech. No signal disruption + good heat rejection (Huper, Suntek,etc)
Nano IR - late 2000s - high heat rejection, no signal interruption, can stay near clear (Spectra Photosync 94%-98% IR block, CeraLuxe 88%-92% IR Block, Crystalline 82% - 97% IR Block)
Nano IRD (Infrared Radiation Dispersion) - this is the newest in tech, with Infrared radiation block of 98%-99% and TSER (total solar energy rejection) rating of 80% - patented by Prestige Film Technologies with Spectra Photosync and Ceraluxe. Additionally, the Infrared radiation block is generated even at 70% light transmission (factory glass on Porsches are at 74%-75% light transmission). You can retain OEM look without the dark 'tinted' look and block heat better than conventional limo tint.
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