Tints

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by magicmike, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. magicmike

    magicmike LawnSite Senior Member
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    I just got a 2013 ram and I am gonna use it for work and personal. What do you guys think about tinting the front windows on the truck? Does it look shady? I wouldn't do a dark tint just to keep the sunlight out.
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  2. agrostis

    agrostis LawnSite Silver Member
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    A 30% tint on those side window's will do the job, and it's not too dark. This worked well in Savannah GA. it made a big difference in that hot-ass place. It cost about $75 a side and the tint plastic lasted about 9 year's.
     
  3. grandview (2006)

    grandview (2006) LawnSite Gold Member
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    In NY there is a tint limit for cars/trucks.

    The § 375 (12-a)(b)(2) of the Vehicle and Traffic Law requires that side windows, both front and back, cannot be covered by a window tint film that allows "light transmittance" of less than 70 percent. This means that some degree of aftermarket window tinting is permitted. As long as the window tint film allows 70 percent of visible light to pass through the film and the window glass, your windows do not violate the law.
    If you choose to tint your windows, New York State does not ban any tint color; however, the tint cannot reflective light or appear metallic or mirrored. Additionally, if you bring your vehicle to a company who performs aftermarket tinting work, under Vehicle and Traffic Law § 375 (12-a)(d), there must be a sticker affixed to the window, between the glass and the tinted film, identifying that the tint film is of a legal percentage for New York State.

    Read more: New York State Window Tint Laws | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/about_5262688_new-state-window-tint-laws.html#ixzz2LxVEIXTa
     
  4. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    every vehicle ive owned has had limo tint on all the windows.
     
  5. Armsden&Son

    Armsden&Son LawnSite Silver Member
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    Now that's what I'm talkin about Krayz!!!
     
  6. Chris_NC06

    Chris_NC06 LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Sanford, NC
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    35% tint would look good.
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  7. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Limo tint sounds good Jacob :waving:
     
  8. Patriot Services

    Patriot Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    Not an option here in FL. No tint and your interior will suffer.
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  9. jsroda

    jsroda LawnSite Member
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    Same here, never thought twice about it. Gets hot as hell in the summers here in Georgia and you need something to protect your truck, fading and cracking on the inside, also some what to keep it cooler.
     
  10. HPSInc

    HPSInc LawnSite Senior Member
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    I black out all windows on personal vehicles and work trucks. NYS can kiss my arse.
     

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