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    Crap Day Yesterday.........

    So, Monday Night is my other half's works party... cracking night...free bar... drinking since 1 in the afternoon until the man threw me off the karaoke...

    went to bed....get up 7.30am Tuesday morning to go to my parents house

    so i leave at 9pm ish..... driving up the slip road to join the M6 North and what appears in myt rear view..... a traffic police range rover.... brilliant i thought.... been pulled once in my car since i have owned it...so i sat in the middle lane and sure enough they pulled in infront of me and pulled me over onto the hard shoulder.... they then asked me to follow them to there 'depot' thing where they keep all there other cars (i was slightly worried about being over the limit!) got me out and said they had pulled me for my windows and my number plates.... smashing i thought... this will move them both a step closer to becoming an inspector....

    So They put me in the back of there 'range' and had me fill out more forms than the average immigrant... whilst this was going on his buddy/lover went to get a device known as a 'tintmaster' to test my windows.... now apparently there meant to let in 75% light through the front windows. So they opened each door and placed the sensor on the inside and one on the outside and sure enough it came up 33% brilliant i thought.... Merry Xmas Robert....... so i have 14 days to change my front windows... whilst this charade was going on an undercover copper pulled up in a new merc...they did the test on his windows which are tinted and they came up 72% but they were like standard windows.

    this is slightly annoying...why dont they stop buying 'tintmasters' and buy a new server to keep people like Ian Huntleys records on file instead of removing them and concentrating on proper criminals like myself with tinted windows....
    to me they are a waste of time....i would have no job satisfaction whatsoever if i was a policeman...especially a traffic copper.

    and what else makes me laugh is the statistics they give you, 10,000% of accidents in the world occur on motorways and we are amazing....

    complete crap....

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    i would take it further with regards to the merc thing
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    No sympathy, there are plenty of people on AS that have given advice on the legality of tints !
    Even tinting firms will tell you.

    . . . but yes it is pedantic !

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    From my experience from the car audio days, if they can't easily see you through the windows then sooner or later you're gonna get a tug :roll:

    And its a bitch to get the glue off.

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    WHat a bunch of nobs.... :?
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    tints

    on my 1.6 16v sxi turbo i had limo black tints for a year and a half and never got pulled for the tints once, i was pulled over last xmas and the reason the copper gave for pulling me was "you were serving all over the road" i replied that was because my alloys were 3 days old and has set me back 1600 quid and I wasnt prepared to **** them up driving through potholes, officer dick was not amused, but he never even mentioned the tints.

    i think its down to who pulls u and what kind of day they have had.

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    I think those % are the amount of light allowed to pass through the tints.

    Therefore 33% is only allowing 67% of the light through. Must be 75%.

    The Merc has 72% and therefore allows 38% of the light through.

    The Astra suffers from a dark interior also, which makes the tints look darker than they are.
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    Only a matter of time b4 it happens to everyone,

    when it does to me, im gonna rip the film off in front of him and give it to him as a pressie, then go home and retint the car.
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    yep thats a ****er alirght. waiting for it to happen to me, as NRJ says its only a matter or time for peeps with more than ur average tints.

    but whats the point! who decided that dark tints are so ****ing bad? does anybody noticed a difference in anything like visability with dark tints? cant say that ive noticed...

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    Quote Originally Posted by divma
    but whats the point! who decided that dark tints are so ****ing bad? does anybody noticed a difference in anything like visability with dark tints? cant say that ive noticed...
    At nite limo tints are hard to see out of.
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