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Running 5% ceramic all around and 35% ceramic full windshield.
I do like my cars shaded but I may be a little on the extreme side of things 🙊
I will be doing a ceramic tint on my new Cross, but I don't like it super dark. The back windows already have the tint. Would the new ceramic tint go over the factory tint, but in clear? I have never tinted a car before, and need to learn. Thank you!
 

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You guys must have younger eyes than my own. I'd need another car for night driving!
Your post reminds me of an experience I had a few years ago while looking at a RAV4. This dealer was really big on dark tints to pad the sale price. I sat in one that was backed by the shady side of the building. I literally could see nothing out the back window. It was like a big black blanket had been laid over it !
 

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Window tint and full front clear bra ✔
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Beautiful Cross. I will be getting the ceramic
Your post reminds me of an experience I had a few years ago while looking at a RAV4. This dealer was really big on dark tints to pad the sale price. I sat in one that was backed by the shady side of the building. I literally could see nothing out the back window. It was like a big black blanket had been laid over it !
I am getting my windows tinted with the ceramic coating soon, and am sort of second guessing my decision. It's soooo difficult to see out of dark windows, but I hope I can get a super light tint or clear. I am new to all of this. I have to park outside, so am concerned about the UV rays. Do you have any thoughts? Thank you!
 

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I will be doing a ceramic tint on my new Cross, but I don't like it super dark. The back windows already have the tint. Would the new ceramic tint go over the factory tint, but in clear? I have never tinted a car before, and need to learn. Thank you!
We purchased the L model, no tint. I am going 20% rear and rear door windows, 35% front doors, 70% windscreen. Getting it done tomorrow.

If we had a higher model with tint, I'd leave alone the already tinted rear windows and add 35% tint to front doors and 70% windscreen, which is exactly what I did to our 2022 Rav4 Hybrid LE, Madico Black Pearl Nano Ceramic.
 

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The lightest tint for Madico is 75% (oops, I said 70% earlier), and on the windscreen, it's barely noticeable but there is the benefit of additional UV and IR/heat rejection. Somehow it seems a bit more relaxing and peaceful to me. Also the sun is more tolerable without sunglasses. You can put any % tint on top of any % existing glass as far as I know. The two will multiply, so 20% tint on top of 20% glass will net 0.20 * 0.20 equals 0.04 = 4% tint. More or less, because different wavelengths get absorbed differently unless the two tints are identical. Anyway, 4% would be deadly dangerous. I wouldn't go too dark though in a car, unless you have eagle vision and never drive at night. If you want to follow your states laws, check into those. I think 35% is a fairly common added overall tint limit for front/rear doors, and sufficient unless you want limo privacy in the rear which you will get with 20% or greater tint (and likely illegal).

Madico brochure
 

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The lightest tint for Madico is 75% (oops, I said 70% earlier), and on the windscreen, it's barely noticeable but there is the benefit of additional UV and IR/heat rejection. Somehow it seems a bit more relaxing and peaceful to me. Also the sun is more tolerable without sunglasses. You can put any % tint on top of any % existing glass as far as I know. The two will multiply, so 20% tint on top of 20% glass will net 0.20 * 0.20 equals 0.04 = 4% tint. More or less, because different wavelengths get absorbed differently unless the two tints are identical. Anyway, 4% would be deadly dangerous. I wouldn't go too dark though in a car, unless you have eagle vision and never drive at night. If you want to follow your states laws, check into those. I think 35% is a fairly common added overall tint limit for front/rear doors, and sufficient unless you want limo privacy in the rear which you will get with 20% or greater tint (and likely illegal).

Madico brochure
Thank you!! Today I spoke to a tint shop, and they won't do any illegal tint nor will they tint the windshield at all. I think I will go with the lightest tint as the car already has tint on the back doors, and supposedly a tad on the front. All ceramic. The shop said they will tint over the factory, but it will be a hair darker, but most definitely legal.
 

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The lightest tint for Madico is 75% (oops, I said 70% earlier), and on the windscreen, it's barely noticeable but there is the benefit of additional UV and IR/heat rejection. Somehow it seems a bit more relaxing and peaceful to me. Also the sun is more tolerable without sunglasses. You can put any % tint on top of any % existing glass as far as I know. The two will multiply, so 20% tint on top of 20% glass will net 0.20 * 0.20 equals 0.04 = 4% tint. More or less, because different wavelengths get absorbed differently unless the two tints are identical. Anyway, 4% would be deadly dangerous. I wouldn't go too dark though in a car, unless you have eagle vision and never drive at night. If you want to follow your states laws, check into those. I think 35% is a fairly common added overall tint limit for front/rear doors, and sufficient unless you want limo privacy in the rear which you will get with 20% or greater tint (and likely illegal).

Madico brochure
Thank you!!! I will go over this brochure tonight! Btw, I'm a product from the 70s, and sheepskin seat covers were pretty popular where I live. Also it's blazing hot here in summer. Do you think these would be a good choice? Thank you!
 
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