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 Post subject: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:26 pm 
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Hey guys, just wanted to see some examples of some falcons with different style tints on them... ive got an 05 ba mkII with factory tint which i "believe" is as dark as u can legally go... although i think it could go darker... any thoughts??

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:36 pm 
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no idea how dark it is, it was on the car when i got it haha
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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:40 pm 
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do u have trouble with seeing out at night??

ohh and by the way im in queensland so i dont know if the same rules apply in other states....

 

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Mods: Re-spray, Interior LEDS, K&N air filter, 20" versus rims, SuperLow King springs all round, Monroe Gt shortened rear shocks, 2.5" XFORCE Catback mild steel exhaust with twin 3" tips

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:44 pm 
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i dont really have trouble at all, except when im reversing in the dark haha.
its fine if theres lights around but on a dark night in the bush or something reversing is a no no without someone to stop me backing into something lol.
its fine in town and such though
front and front sides are fine, the back doors and rear window are the darker ones

 

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1991 NCI Fairlane
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4.0L - lows - exhaust - NCII seats - NCII door trims - LTD grill - body colour trim - wheels - window tint

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:50 pm 
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aww ok then!! im looking at some of the websites and it looks like the factory tint is about 35%.... id say ur back ones are about 20% which looks good in my opinion... but i think if i go any darker it becomes illegal and the cops will have more to pin me for if i get pulled over haha

 

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 9:59 pm 
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thats what i think too.
the cops have only ever mentioned mine once, and then all i had to do was move my p plate to my numberplate so that they could see it, the actual tint didnt get raised. just the fact he couldnt see my p plate

 

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V8 - SLs - exhaust - DC LTD leather - LTD grill and garnish - LTD wood grain - body colour trim - wheels - tinted windows

1991 NCI Fairlane
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4.0L - lows - exhaust - NCII seats - NCII door trims - LTD grill - body colour trim - wheels - window tint

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:04 pm 
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ohh ok then... but in Victoria is it? can u have any mods done?? or is the tint like a national illegal thing? haha it looks good tho....

 

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Mods: Re-spray, Interior LEDS, K&N air filter, 20" versus rims, SuperLow King springs all round, Monroe Gt shortened rear shocks, 2.5" XFORCE Catback mild steel exhaust with twin 3" tips

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 10:23 pm 
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im on p plates so technically i cant lower my car (no performance enhancing mods)
but tinted windows and things are fine, there is a legal limit though. its different on every window though lol. front, sides and back all have different limits.
i have NFI what they are though haha
legal ride height is 100mm fully loaded, thats all i know lol

 

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V8 - SLs - exhaust - DC LTD leather - LTD grill and garnish - LTD wood grain - body colour trim - wheels - tinted windows

1991 NCI Fairlane
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4.0L - lows - exhaust - NCII seats - NCII door trims - LTD grill - body colour trim - wheels - window tint

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Mon Nov 14, 2011 8:35 am 
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hahah yeh true as long as u dont bring the attention to urself xD yeh im still swinging that way, but its annoying getting in the car on a hot day and its like unbearably hot that u have to wait for it to cool down....

 

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:33 am 
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Haha I've only got exhaust this one so it's pretty tame
I find my tint does f all to keep the car noticeably cooler over my old EB without tint. Either way it's hot as F**k lol

 

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Mods to come:
V8 - SLs - exhaust - DC LTD leather - LTD grill and garnish - LTD wood grain - body colour trim - wheels - tinted windows

1991 NCI Fairlane
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4.0L - lows - exhaust - NCII seats - NCII door trims - LTD grill - body colour trim - wheels - window tint

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2011 5:39 pm 
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aww ok, and for that purpose i will probs go exhaust first xD haha hey also, what did u use to black out ur lights?? im thinking of doing mine but only like half as dark....?

do u think putting a catback system on will push me over?? ohh and how does ur ss induction sound TheKrazeD ??

 

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Mods: Re-spray, Interior LEDS, K&N air filter, 20" versus rims, SuperLow King springs all round, Monroe Gt shortened rear shocks, 2.5" XFORCE Catback mild steel exhaust with twin 3" tips

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:45 pm 
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Nite Shades, about $15 a can from autobarn

I don't think the exhaust will do much other than sound good haha. It'll make a difference but not huge

 

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1993 NCII Fairlane
Mods to come:
V8 - SLs - exhaust - DC LTD leather - LTD grill and garnish - LTD wood grain - body colour trim - wheels - tinted windows

1991 NCI Fairlane
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4.0L - lows - exhaust - NCII seats - NCII door trims - LTD grill - body colour trim - wheels - window tint

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2011 11:09 pm 
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hahah fair enough then... does it help with the pick up tho?? must be better than the small stock intake pipe :/ im looking at doing that at some stage as well...

Nite Shades ok sweet thanks :) how many coates does urs have?? im thinking of only doing like one or maybe two max???

 

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05 ba xr6 mkII

Mods: Re-spray, Interior LEDS, K&N air filter, 20" versus rims, SuperLow King springs all round, Monroe Gt shortened rear shocks, 2.5" XFORCE Catback mild steel exhaust with twin 3" tips

The Garage: http://www.fordmods.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=106741

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:16 pm 
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ohh ok... i might try the night shades but only go like one coat.... do they just fade from the sun?? or just when u wash them??

yeh thats true haha yeh nah u cant drive with ur windows up!!! haha thats part of the start up checklist xD

 

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Mods: Re-spray, Interior LEDS, K&N air filter, 20" versus rims, SuperLow King springs all round, Monroe Gt shortened rear shocks, 2.5" XFORCE Catback mild steel exhaust with twin 3" tips

The Garage: http://www.fordmods.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=106741

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 Post subject: Re: Show us your window tint!!
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:32 pm 
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make sure you do it properly, my mate just sprayed it on let it dry a couple minutes and kept doing coats without really doing what the can directions said and they only looked good from a distance, up close it was terrible, you can also mask up designs in the lights and spray it and they look good, my mate did his ba and masked up the blinker and reverse light and sprayed the rest and they looked really good,

 

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