: Front windshield tint



ESCALADE132
06-30-13, 08:20 PM
Has anyone tinted their front windshield just the top part? I believe my 2007 Denali,had some kind of factory tint just on the top and went down a few inches. My Escalade,has no tint on top and I was wondering how far to take it down maybe to the AS1 line I think it's called. I don't want it down to where it blocks my view. I have 4% tint all the way around my vehicle so should I do 5% on the front ban or do maybe 20 a little lighter? Any pics also would be great.
Thanks

Cadzilla8
06-30-13, 08:28 PM
I think the law is you can tint the top 7 inches

nathanjax
06-30-13, 09:07 PM
http://www.tintlaws.com/

legally, in S.C. you can only go to the AS1 line. that's about where it will start to get in the vision of traffic lights anyways. Having 5% on your vehicle I know your not worried about the legalities though.

clk199
06-30-13, 11:03 PM
I bought a sun strip from eBay for $10, 5% and it comes about an inch below the as1 line. Helps a greatmdeal! A bit of a cutting to install to go around the mirror and the other black sensor box, and ez pass, but not too bad! I really like it! Will post pics soon!

gdirty5
07-02-13, 01:04 AM
I have 60% wincos across my whole windshield. From the inside you won't even know its tinted and barely from the outside but it's heat blocking properties are excellent. I'm a firm believer in wincos tint. Had my front two windows done in 20% and was impressed by it, decided to get the whole car done in 20% over factory and 60 on the windshield. Really wanted 45 or30 for looks but decided it wasn't worth the hassle of getting pulled over more frequently. So far so good. No issues with police, and the car is very cool even on these 90 degree days we've been having in the south.

clk199
07-02-13, 01:19 AM
^I would like to fully tint my windshield too... just as the above fella did, but yearly inspection stickers and county sickers would mean yearly tinting. I suppose you could leave a few square inches untinted, but would have to find a COOL shop to inspect as thats a NO NO in Virginia.

nathanjax
07-02-13, 02:12 AM
my whole front windshield is tinted as well... pretty dark...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v495/nathanjax/2007%20Yukon/Misc%20Upgrades/photo-1-3.jpg

gdirty5
07-02-13, 07:58 AM
It's a no no where I live too... My inspection tags are on an ipad screen protector and clings to the tint.

Mr.SWAG
07-02-13, 12:21 PM
I can't believe you can tint your whole windshield they would impound your car where I live lol.. I have 3 percent banner I will post a pic.

gdirty5
07-02-13, 03:09 PM
Just not a fan of the banner look.... But I wish I could tint mine darker, but everyone I know that has gone darker than 60 has gotten a ticket or pulled over before. But honestly the wincos is rediculously good at blocking heat. Its not just for looks.

KBoxer
07-02-13, 04:16 PM
If you tint 80% it's going to be really hard to tell and you get the benefits of heat rejection and that slight what is different about the truck looks.

Singh G
07-02-13, 09:49 PM
If you tint 80% it's going to be really hard to tell and you get the benefits of heat rejection and that slight what is different about the truck looks.

This. Look into llumar airblue 80

gdirty5
07-02-13, 09:53 PM
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that's wincos 20 all around and wincos 60 on the windshield.

It's over cast that day, so everything is really lighter in person, and the windshield doesn't even look tinted...

Singh G
07-03-13, 02:10 PM
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that's wincos 20 all around and wincos 60 on the windshield.

It's over cast that day, so everything is really lighter in person, and the windshield doesn't even look tinted...

I see that you are in lousiana as well. I opted not to get a brake tag and risk the fix it ticket.

What are your plans after the brake tag expires?

ESCALADE132
07-03-13, 04:54 PM
Gritty does it impair your visibility at night at all? Also what did they charge to tint your windshield . Was it hard for them and how long did it take? I like the look

MrHolland
07-03-13, 11:08 PM
There are window films available for the windshield that are legal.

gdirty5
07-04-13, 01:32 AM
Gritty does it impair your visibility at night at all? Also what did they charge to tint your windshield . Was it hard for them and how long did it take? I like the look

It cost 300 for just the windshield. It's done in wincos 60% and honestly from the inside I can barely tell its tinted. And actually looks clearer than stock, I don't know if its Bc the wincos takes away glare or is it Bc they cleaned my windshield before they did it. But it's very clear. If you ever seen wincos it has a slight blue tint to it, even at the 20% and that's what makes it different. It actually blocks ir light which causes heat.

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I see that you are in lousiana as well. I opted not to get a brake tag and risk the fix it ticket.

What are your plans after the brake tag expires?

My brake tag is on a thick zag iPad screen protector and can be easily peeled off as to not mess up the tint. There's a few places around town that will hand you a brake tag. Might cost a little extra but definitely can get it. If you go any darker than 60 than you have to cut your tint and apply the tag against the window which will make it a pain to cleanly re do a brake tag. Also my sister has 15% all around her cts with 35% on the window and her car is no where nearly as cool as mine on the inside.

Singh G
07-04-13, 10:20 PM
It cost 300 for just the windshield. It's done in wincos 60% and honestly from the inside I can barely tell its tinted. And actually looks clearer than stock, I don't know if its Bc the wincos takes away glare or is it Bc they cleaned my windshield before they did it. But it's very clear. If you ever seen wincos it has a slight blue tint to it, even at the 20% and that's what makes it different. It actually blocks ir light which causes heat.

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My brake tag is on a thick zag iPad screen protector and can be easily peeled off as to not mess up the tint. There's a few places around town that will hand you a brake tag. Might cost a little extra but definitely can get it. If you go any darker than 60 than you have to cut your tint and apply the tag against the window which will make it a pain to cleanly re do a brake tag. Also my sister has 15% all around her cts with 35% on the window and her car is no where nearly as cool as mine on the inside.

My wrangler has 20% front and back. 35% windshield. I went lighter on the escalade because my wife drives it as well.

Thank you. Sent you a pm.

gdirty5
07-05-13, 04:01 PM
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Better pic if the windshield...

texas1
07-05-13, 10:24 PM
here is my windshield122938[/ATTACH]

texas1
07-05-13, 10:32 PM
122946

Caddy2489
07-09-13, 02:46 PM
http://i44.tinypic.com/311kio8.jpg
http://i42.tinypic.com/eao841.jpg
20% Tint All Around
35% Full Windshield

texas1
07-20-13, 07:04 PM
better pic of front windshield127746

gdirty5
07-25-13, 10:08 AM
Man, seeing all these dark windshields, I just brought my car back to get it tinted in a darker wincos tint. 40% looking forward to see how it comes out tonight. Said it'll take most of the day bc they have to strip my 60% off

BEarle
07-25-13, 03:27 PM
That's awesome! Here is MA I would get ****ed having that. I got pulled over twice for my side windows. One ticket for $250 and another for $600.00

Caddy2489
07-25-13, 03:43 PM
I live in MA and have yet (knock on wood) to have a problem



That's awesome! Here is MA I would get ****ed having that. I got pulled over twice for my side windows. One ticket for $250 and another for $600.00

BEarle
07-25-13, 09:49 PM
I never had a problem with my Benz I had before maybe bc it was black and the cops didn't notice, But with the escalade being white maybe the black tints stick out more. The first time was a local cop (Wellesley) and the last time it was a statey.

gdirty5
07-25-13, 10:09 PM
It's illegal here too, but it's so darn hot in New Orleans.... And i drive my car mostly during morning rush time, and 10pm at night to get home (work 14 hour days) so not too worried, but when I'm off, if I have to go anywhere, I'll drive like normal, but maybe roll down the windows to let more light in so the windshield doesn't look so dark if I'm riding near a police officer.