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Old 05-31-2012, 10:47 AM   #1
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Default '12 Impreza Factory Privacy Tint - Is it really there...

I have on order a Sport Limited Hatchback that will be coming soon. From looking at pictures it doesn't look like the sides and back are already tinted like my wife's '11 Outback Limited.

Are the Limited Sport Hatchback's already tinted like their description states and at what percentage.

I already contacted a Tint shop for 3M Color Stable, but the saw Subaru's description stating Privacy Tinted Glass? ??
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:06 AM   #2
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The sport that I purchased did have a small amount of tint on the windows; however, it was not nearly as dark as my '10 OB Limited. I added tint to the level that is legally allowable in my state (Nebraska) - I think it was 40 in front and 20 in the rear.
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:07 AM   #3
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Old 05-31-2012, 11:39 PM   #4
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Not sure if the Limited hatch's come with tinted windows, but my sport premium's windows don't seem to be tinted at all. If they are, it's ever so slight and not even noticable. Plan to get 35% tint all around (MA state law) when I have the extra cashola.
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Old 06-01-2012, 12:06 AM   #5
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Had my sport limited tinted because the factory was only like 70% percent. The biggest next to nothing I've ever seen. I did 20% everywhere but the front two and 35% there, looks excellent.
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Old 06-01-2012, 12:49 AM   #6
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Factory tint is never dark on the front windows. They have to comply with all the states laws.
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:22 PM   #7
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Limited HB here..and i dont see any tint to be honest...the OB is considered an SUV thus you get the rear passenger and cargo area with the heavy tint and minimal on the front windows.......this complies with most state laws which specifically outline tinting for cars vs SUVs....
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Old 06-01-2012, 03:32 PM   #8
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Base HB in CA has a light blueish tint to it from the factory. I have 3M Crystalline 70 installed all around for IR rejection a few weeks ago.
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Old 06-01-2012, 05:27 PM   #9
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Most windows are tinted but they are not deep tinted or privacy glass as some manufacturers say. There is some degree of protection from the sun, but it's not the deep tinted glass to where someone can't see inside. Ot
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Old 06-03-2012, 11:22 PM   #10
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Wondering if anyone here has gotten their windows tinted at a Ziebart? Looking for a place near central Mass to get tints done and really the only place I can find is this Ziebart place.
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3M Color Stable 50% all the way around including Sunroof, except windshield of course... IL State Law is 35% all around, but...



Didn't want it to dark or any cause to be pulled over...

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Old 06-14-2012, 11:32 AM   #12
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Wondering if anyone here has gotten their windows tinted at a Ziebart? Looking for a place near central Mass to get tints done and really the only place I can find is this Ziebart place.
I'm interested too, I'm in central Mass and need to get my car tinted at some point.

I found a couple of these links:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...recommendation

http://www.tint-king.com/services.php

Anyone have any feedback on places?

Edit: Seems like Solar Solutions also got some good feedback too.
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