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Old 04-27-2009, 02:07 PM   #1
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So a place that sells and installs subs, speakers, neons, alarms and tinting wants to charge me $230.00 for tint for all my windows on my 02 Bonne.

Does this seem like to much? Because Im still in highschool and this will take a huge dent out of my wallet it feels like.
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That depends...


What part of the country are you in? What kind of film and how dark/light is it? Does the price include any type of warranty against color fade, bubbles?
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I live in Michigan, not sure what kind of film it is but the price includes how dark you want the tint. Theres like a 30 day warranty im sure and any proffesional place wont leave bubbles..
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It really varies around the country, and the price tinters pay for their products as well. $200 + or - for quality tint done by an experienced installer is not unreasonable. I paid 2 and some change. It'* would really help if you had some friends or acquaintances that have had theirs done in the region. Call around to see what the prevailing rates are in your area. Mine came with a lifetime warranty against peeling.
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Check craigslist for a couple of places that do tint
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i paid the exact same price in PA at AutoEffects. I'm not sure what place it is up there but yea...
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i kno in norheast ohio every tint shop is right around 75 bucks a window so if u were to get it done in ohio u would be lookin around 375 so ya that seems like a good reasonable price
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Yep Here in Indy one of the best auto custom shops here is Wax Works and they charge something around that range maybe a little higher. Tint is one of those things that when its done wrong it looks REALLY bad, but when done right adds a lot to the overall look of your car. so assume your getting what you pay for....quality.
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Whoa whoa whoa...hold the phone... a 30 day warranty??? Thats it?? Not for $230.00. Uh uh...no way. Step away slowly, get in your Bonne, and get the hell outta there!

Go somewhere else and get pricing. I had my Bonne done with 20% tint, lifetime warranty for $150.00. My thunderbird was done the same, also with a full lifetime warranty and I paid $90.00 and I havent had any issues what so ever with fading, bubbles, or peeling.
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In philly there'* alot of competition so it drives the price of tint to lower prices then most.It only cost me like $100 for the whole car even the front windowshield with a lifetime warranty
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