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Wanted to know if any of the Karma owners here have gotten window tint for the cars. Any recommendations? Also, how much does it cost? Is there a prescribed brand by Fisker?

Am also thinking about a car cover. Haven't seen any online yet.
 

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I was thinking about this as well. My dealer offered 3M products for tint and some new product called 3M crystalline (or something to that effect) which eliminated nearly all of the heat that is transmitted through the glass.

Still thinking about it. The range was $600 for the basic tint and $1200 for the high end crystalline tint. Is that consistent with what everyone else is getting?

Also, anyone else opt for tint? Why/why not?
 

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I am too worried about state laws limiting tint. I think PA is considering a no after-market tint, period, only what the factory has in the glass. Etc.
 

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kabalah70 said:
I am too worried about state laws limiting tint. I think PA is considering a no after-market tint, period, only what the factory has in the glass. Etc.
Wouldn't you be grandfathered if you did it pre-law? In California, I believe any front driver/passenger side tint must allow a minimum of 35% of light to pass through.

I am more worried about tint affecting the windows' motors (ie adding additional thickness to the window, making it difficult for motors to move it up and down).
 

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And depending on what you get it can bubble, etc. I don't want anything detracting from the appearence of the car.
 

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I am getting the windows tinted here in Dallas at a very good place called Alta Mere for $399 total for the back window, both rears, and the two front. Of course there are no patterns so the tint is cut by hand so the installer is important. Dealers are always higher than reputable private store. I have had multiple mercedes done there and today they had just finished a viper, bentley, and aston martin and all looked great. 15% on the back 3 windows and 35% on the front two (light transmission). All the cars I saw had this combo today and looked great.
 

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SoCalGuy said:
I was thinking about this as well. My dealer offered 3M products for tint and some new product called 3M crystalline (or something to that effect) which eliminated nearly all of the heat that is transmitted through the glass.

Still thinking about it. The range was $600 for the basic tint and $1200 for the high end crystalline tint. Is that consistent with what everyone else is getting?

Also, anyone else opt for tint? Why/why not?
I will opt for tint because it make the pillar between the windows less obvious and protects the leather from the Texas sun. I will probably use the dealer in case there is an issue. Then they can't blame it on you for taking it somewhere else.

BillyO
 

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dbjr, I am sure the tint looks great when installed, otherwise who would pay for it. I just don't like the problems many of them have with bubbling, etc. The only way I would go with tinting would be actual replacement of the glass with a darker tint in the glass.
 

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dbjr, I am sure the tint looks great when installed, otherwise who would pay for it. I just don't like the problems many of them have with bubbling, etc. The only way I would go with tinting would be actual replacement of the glass with a darker tint in the glass.
How common is the bubbling?
 

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Never had tint, but every older car I have seen has bubbles, like 5-10 years after application.
 

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kabalah70 said:
Never had tint, but every older car I have seen has bubbles, like 5-10 years after application.
At that point you can just remove and replace the tint, which is not a big deal.

-- Fab.
 

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I wish the B-Pillar matched the color of the car. Then less people would consider tinting. Being in CA, I'm not going to temp fate by tinting. Its just another excuse for the fuzz to pull the car over to take a look.
 
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