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    Default What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    im not sure what tints to put on my mazda 3, can you guy please post pics of your tints i know limit for the front is 35 but alot of people do like 20's

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    The limit is not 35%. It's up to an officer's discretion as to what's allowable. I have 20% all around and I'm happy with it (see my signature pic)
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    I went with 35/15. There are some pics in my thread in the Members rides section.

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    23% all around
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    Check this thread out.. Lot's of discussion about tints there.

    I had 15% all around before and did not get any hassle from cops (I live close to a police station too).

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    Quote Originally Posted by Vgandoza View Post
    im not sure what tints to put on my mazda 3, can you guy please post pics of your tints i know limit for the front is 35 but alot of people do like 20's
    there is no explicit limit outlined in the law here in ontario, but there are specific limits in the US (something to consider if you travel often). if you want oem look stick to 30, but i wouldn't personally go below 20. not only is it difficult to see out of at night (safety), but a police officer could (discretionary) write you a ticket as well for not being able to "see" in to your car (i.e. 5% = limo tint).
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    Quote Originally Posted by Fayvir View Post
    23% all around
    Same here. No issues with cops.

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    5%
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    20% all around!
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    Quote Originally Posted by Fayvir View Post
    23% all around
    +1 and i love it.

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    I have 20% and find it too dark.
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    Quote Originally Posted by S.F.W. View Post
    I have 20% and find it too dark.
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    Depends on the color of your car. 17%, 20% and 23% are the more common choices. I wouldn't dare go darker than 15%. lol
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    Quote Originally Posted by sawatsky View Post
    The limit is not 35%. It's up to an officer's discretion as to what's allowable. I have 20% all around and I'm happy with it (see my signature pic)
    Actually, you must do a 35% or lighter tint on your front two windows, then what you do with the back and rear windows is totally up to you.

    I went with 15% all around and I love it.
    I have never been pulled over about them either.

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    20% all round, 5% on back hatch. hatch was a little dark at first, just needed some getting used to. now i love it
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    23% and I wouldn't go with anything else.

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    Quote Originally Posted by cwp_sedan View Post
    23% and I wouldn't go with anything else.
    +1. I find if you go any lower, visibility may be harder IMO

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    Quote Originally Posted by chan7 View Post
    +1. I find if you go any lower, visibility may be harder IMO
    True. I couldn't see much with the 15%. There are nights when I had to roll down the windows...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Impressive View Post
    Actually, you must do a 35% or lighter tint on your front two windows, then what you do with the back and rear windows is totally up to you.
    This is contrary to what it states in the HTA. May be true in other provinces/states, but not Ontario.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sawatsky View Post
    This is contrary to what it states in the HTA. May be true in other provinces/states, but not Ontario.
    +1. As mentioned before, it's completely up to the officer's discretion for the fronts. Rear windows are pretty much open but haven't them completely black will just attract attention.

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    I have 30%/15%. I like it a lot. but sometimes I wish the front ones are a bit darker.
    Another reason because I have the sunroof sunblock open all the time. It makes the front looks lighter.
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your M3

    Also 23% all around and love it

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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    If you can't afford going to a motel everyday/week with your gf then I'd suggest you go 5% in the rears

    But I like 20% all around
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    23% all round
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    Default Re: What % Tints do you have on your mz3

    i got 35% all around, but if i had the choice now, would have done 23% all around cops dont seem to bother too much, plus still dark enough.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MZ3-Kiyomi_17 View Post
    i got 35% all around, but if i had the choice now, would have done 23% all around cops dont seem to bother too much, plus still dark enough.
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