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Old 05-30-06, 02:28 AM   #31
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Right, That's how all business are on advertised paper. But when I call and get a quote, I make sure exactly what I ask for and I better get that price when I walk into the store.

I agree with the "You get what your pay for deal". I like the tint quality I got from California Tint. But I guess it helps to state that I did not get the cheap film, but opt for the higher quality film instead.
Well, i'm not entirely sure what you asked for, so i cant really comment on that. What i do know is that most businesses, if you ask for a quote over the phone, especially for a service, they will not give it to you. They tell you to go into the store and see what they have to offer, just because of the competition that is out there and other reasons. They'll say something to the extent of ... "Our tint prices start at $69.. blah blah" That's probably the reason you were upset after knowing the tint would cost maybe double of what you were quoted over the phone.

As far as California Tint, you opted for the "high quality film," but did you know what film you were actually getting? But it doesnt even really matter, if you are happy with the color and service, that is all that is important
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Old 05-30-06, 03:52 PM   #32
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Has anybody gone here for window tinting? I have an appoitnment on Saturday and was just curious about ya'll's experiance with them.

They will do 35% Solar Guard "True Grey" but they said it will look black, its just the name.....

Is that a good tint (they said it comews with lifetime warrenty)?


Is $160 for front, back, rear a good deal?

Thanks like always!
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Old 05-30-06, 03:55 PM   #33
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Has anybody gone here for window tinting? I have an appoitnment on Saturday and was just curious about ya'll's experiance with them.

They will do 35% Solar Guard "True Grey" but they said it will look black, its just the name.....

Is that a good tint (they said it comews with lifetime warrenty)?


Is $160 for front, back, rear a good deal?

Thanks like always!
Honestly man, its a Lexus. 160 is way too cheap. I payed 450 for mine, and I could never complain about it. Its Formula 1 tint: pinacle line. Its ceramic tint, and made for cars with navigation/radio antenna's in the rear window. Go to Tint Pros in HB. It is well worth the price. I have had 6 cars(mine and families) cars tinted there. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
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Old 05-30-06, 03:56 PM   #34
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BTW. where did you get your clear bra put on? How much did you pay?
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Old 05-30-06, 04:01 PM   #35
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AeroTech in La Verne, CA....full treatment for $540 I think....they did a great job....

$400 for tint? I heard a lot of good things about Best window tinting, what makes the Formula 1 tint worth the extra $250..??
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Old 05-30-06, 04:03 PM   #36
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Couldn't tell ya? I just know that my mom has had her car for 6 years and has had no fading what so ever from the Formula 1 tint. Good stuff.
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Old 05-30-06, 05:17 PM   #37
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Best moved to Southern California...

Anyhow, I'm going to be taking my car to Best Tint in Stanton. It's a short drive north if you're in Tustin.
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Old 06-01-06, 05:06 AM   #38
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I've used Best since they were in Costa Mesa, or was it Irvine. Yes it's a drive from the Los Angeles area but I have taken every car I have owned to them.
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I've used Classic Window Tint in Orange for almost 10 years on every single car in my family plus dozens of friends cars. Always perfect work and the tint on my ES is still almost perfect after 9 years and Supra tint is perfect after 7.

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For clear bra, call www.******************** paid under $500 ea. for both the SC and GS at my house. And had a custom kit done for my Supra at their shop.
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I've used Classic Window Tint in Orange for almost 10 years on every single car in my family plus dozens of friends cars. Always perfect work and the tint on my ES is still almost perfect after 9 years and Supra tint is perfect after 7.

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For clear bra, call www.******************** paid under $500 ea. for both the SC and GS at my house. And had a custom kit done for my Supra at their shop.
Just called lance and he said $250 for the solar guard! WTF I am going with best tint in stanton and wait a bit lol
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Just called lance and he said $250 for the solar guard! WTF I am going with best tint in stanton and wait a bit lol


For regular or titanium? Did you mention my name? He usually charges $200-225 for regular (alluminum) tint and $100 more for TI, depending on the car of cousre And will usually knock off ~$20 for people I've referred and only charge ~$75.

Regardless, the work is top quality. (and maybe he's upped his prices a little bit) The is always pefrect fit with ZERO gap between the edge of the window and the tint.
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Couldn't tell ya? I just know that my mom has had her car for 6 years and has had no fading what so ever from the Formula 1 tint. Good stuff.
Alright man, you convinced me.....he is going to do it for $259 OTD for the Formula 1 tint....it ends up being like $60 more sinc ethe other place was going to charge tax on $160.

Is it really that good?

I got an appt. on Tuesday at noon...
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Yeah Jin @ Best Tint has a little bit of a wait. He does very good work, and even does OEM for a few dealerships as well.

How dark are you guys gonna go?
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I got my ceramic tint at Auto Specialists in Westminster. Was 220$ even I believe. 30% all around, and warrantied for life.

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So what is the absolutely best non-metaillic film on the market?
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