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Old 05 September 2008, 10:43   #1
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Window Tinting

I am thinking about having the windows of my car, a Suzuki Swift Sport, tinted but don't know anything about it.

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Old 05 September 2008, 12:51   #2
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I tinted some windows for my parents to make them mirrored on the outside, ie you can't see in but you can see out. I got some film online, applied it to the glass, and it worked really well. After you couldn't tell it was film; looked like proper mirrored glass.
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I am thinking about having the windows of my car, a Suzuki Swift Sport, tinted but don't know anything about it.

Any advice appreciated.

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Probably best to just do a 6" wide strip along the top of the windscreen first for practice. If it turns out well you could put your name and that of your partner on there in large white letters. It might pay to check your dice for sharp edges as these could damage the tint when swinging about. Good luck.
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That's the first time I've appreciated your sense of humour, Mollers!
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"Humour"? I thought it a good idea.
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Be careful, there's a certain opaqueness at which the tints become illegal, and the Police do carry light sensors as they see it as a major issue,

tinting would also mean that if you're heading into central London, the congestion charge will be more for a car with tinted windows ( which is why Stephen Fry drives round a London Cab, not just for quaintness! )

Read up on the legal side before doing it !
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tinting would also mean that if you're heading into central London, the congestion charge will be more for a car with tinted windows ( which is why Stephen Fry drives round a London Cab, not just for quaintness! )
Can you produce proof of that?


Stickon window mirror tint is very useful. It means the window won't fall out if it gets smashed for any reason and it's easy to hide things in the car. Mine's got factory mirrored glass in the back 3 windows and it stays a bit cooler inside when parked too.
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Can you produce proof of that?


Stickon window mirror tint is very useful. It means the window won't fall out if it gets smashed for any reason and it's easy to hide things in the car. Mine's got factory mirrored glass in the back 3 windows and it stays a bit cooler inside when parked too.
Yeah, 12" bass bins in the rear shelf and a big bore exhaust are also very useful aftermarket afety features.
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Whoops! Had a bit of a echo there.
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