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Old 05-13-2011, 05:29 PM
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Re: Official info on Windshield Tint?

Of course they wouldn't drop you. We pay more on insurance then they'll ever pay us for vehicle damage.

Oh they want your money. Shit no they won't let you go.
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Old 05-14-2011, 07:08 PM
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Re: Official info on Windshield Tint?

I know this is off topic.. But will getting tint on the windshield affect my rain sensors/auto headlights?
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Old 05-14-2011, 07:16 PM
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Re: Official info on Windshield Tint?

Not sure. You can get something light like 50%. All my other windows are dark so 50% looks dark.

I might go with 40% if I replace the windshield due to a small crack.
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Re: Official info on Windshield Tint?

Just shooting from the hip but;

As long as your tint was not the cause of the accident then you should be cause. By when I say "cause of the accident", I mean you hit a person in a crosswalk due to the fact that you could not see out of the window due to tint on your windshield. But as long as your not at fault and/or wasn't driving careless/reckless then you should be fine. At the same time, some may think that having window tint not only on your windshield but on your front side windows is reckless within itself. With that said, don't worry about it and put it on, you should be fine.
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Re: Official info on Windshield Tint?

I was in a fender bender with my tint. Cop said nothing. They are not concerned with why it happens but rather who is at fault.

But I do live in the south and cop cars down have tint as low as 15% on some of there windows in some cities and some have tint on the whole windshield.

Like I said, the insurance company want your money. There is no way in hell they will drop you because you put film on your windows.
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Re: Official info on Windshield Tint?

I have had a buddy of mine get into a fender bender with wind shield tint, and the cop did recognize who was at fault (my buddy) and the windshield tint, and on the police report it was noted. His insurance was going to drop him due to having illegal modifications on his car, however i do not really know how he got out of it but his insurance went up by like $100 a month (only was $130 originally), and no injuries were report (cosmetic auto-body damage only). Not sure if this was because of the tint, the accident or both. But the fact is that the insurance has something against you if the cop acknowledges the windshield tint, and they can use it against you if they want. I also think it depends what state you live in, different states allow different things, and if you are in a big city it may go further then the state requirements.
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