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Old 03-23-12, 06:41 PM   #1
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Just got my windows tinted at San Diego Tint. They did a great job. Next up Wheels and Intake. Any suggestions? I would like an intake that sounds good but not crazy loud



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Looks great. Super dark for CA ! I recommend f sport
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Wanna sell me your rims? Lol
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Old 03-23-12, 08:14 PM   #4
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F Sport is the ONLY CA CARB exempt intake (smog legal). Joe Z intake pipe with an HKS Filter will give you same HP and way cheaper. Joe Z intake tube is sold through Carson Toyota in So Cal. Check out their site www.l-tuned.cm
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Old 03-23-12, 08:17 PM   #5
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Nice. I got my IS tinted from them just a couple months ago. What did you go with?
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Old 03-23-12, 08:34 PM   #6
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i as well got my windows tinted there about a month ago... andrews shop is awesome!!! and if you do sell you're rims, lmk
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I'm moving to CA in a few weeks. Is there still a law against front tint?
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Old 03-23-12, 09:28 PM   #8
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Tint looks great! Is that 20%? I did mine with 35% to keep it legal, but wish I had done the rear windows in 20% though. I am using the K&N intake, because I got it for cheap ($60 on eBay), but I have lots of great things about the Joe Z set up.
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I'm moving to CA in a few weeks. Is there still a law against front tint?
in CA, you can tint the back windows as dark as you want, but the front 2 windows (legally) must not be tinted... i went with 15% all the way around... i don't like the way a car looks with the front 2 windows untinted...
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Wanna sell me your rims? Lol
I will be selling my rims shortly. If your interested Ill let you know.
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Old 03-23-12, 09:51 PM   #12
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Tint looks great! Is that 20%? I did mine with 35% to keep it legal, but wish I had done the rear windows in 20% though. I am using the K&N intake, because I got it for cheap ($60 on eBay), but I have lots of great things about the Joe Z set up.
I was going to do 20 all the way around but when i got there they were finishing up an A8 that was 15 all the way around and it looked too good to pass up.
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Old 03-23-12, 09:52 PM   #13
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F Sport is the ONLY CA CARB exempt intake (smog legal). Joe Z intake pipe with an HKS Filter will give you same HP and way cheaper. Joe Z intake tube is sold through Carson Toyota in So Cal. Check out their site www.l-tuned.cm
I will take a look at it. Thanks for the input. I was thinking F sport all the way but will look into the others. probably be my next weekend project.

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i as well got my windows tinted there about a month ago... andrews shop is awesome!!! and if you do sell you're rims, lmk
Yes, I had went there a few years ago with my toyota's and forgot all about them then when i was in the market again i did a yelp search and remembered that I used them before and they were great. Not to mention he had about 40+ reviews on yelp all 5 stars. He does great work. And as mentioned before I will be selling the rims soon.

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Old 03-23-12, 11:49 PM   #14
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looks great, i wish i tinted mine darker, but i didn't want to deal with cop trouble

F sport sounds great
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in CA, you can tint the back windows as dark as you want, but the front 2 windows (legally) must not be tinted... i went with 15% all the way around... i don't like the way a car looks with the front 2 windows untinted...
Technically, you can tint your front 2 windows. Most tint shops should carry the California-legal tint, which is barely tinted but still helps. I had to replace my front 2 windows with the legal tint because a cop cited me for them being too dark before.

And I would recommend the Joe-Z intake.
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