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    Exclamation tinting question...

    ok, my astra sri has factory greeny tinted windows... does anyone know the percent the standard tints are... and how much the legal limit is?
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    The tint level is stamped on the glass, I believe it's already at the maximum which is 70%
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    Andy's right, the front windows are already at the legal maximum, but the rears can be as dark as you like.
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    i had tints on my last car, which were 35% all round.. which was illegal... never had any problems, but dont wanna chance it again... i dont have tints to make it 'look good' ... i like it for secuirty really... shame.

    might have alook at some 50% all round? or can you get less than that?
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    I have 50% on my front windows and then have graduated it towards the back
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    your front windows will have a reading of 73.6% m8. its the standard reading for vauxhalls. the 70% stamp on the glass just lets you know that the factory green shade has not excedded the limit. if you put a 70% or 50% tint ontop of this you will be brecking the law but the chances of you getting done for them are greatly reduced due to the fact that you hardly notice the tint. if the back of the car is much darker it sometimes helps to disgise the fact that the front windows are tinted.

    hope this help bud.

    the legal limit has always been 70% for front windows and 75% for windscreen. its just because of the law changes in the way they are being treated now that it can be a problem.
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