Window Tints

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    This is something I missed as the car was a base SE albeit with quite a few extra options.

    Also the colour seems to suit tinted windows really well. It’s as close to factory as possible - Dapaa Tints in Leeds did the work today - they’re often used by Stratstone Leeds for tinting jobs.

    Really quite pleased with the finished look, just needs a good clean this weekend!
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    Looks nice! congrats!!!

    How you finding the eDrive? anywhere close tot he approx 30miles i believe they quote on electric?

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    Looks good. (y) It is surprising how many tinting companies there are around that provide tints that are as good or even better than OEM. I had my f31 320d tinted by a local company in 2012.
     
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    Can rear windows that open and shut (ie not fixed ) be successfully tinted

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    They never quoted 30 miles for the F30. More like 25 but well known you’d only get 18-19. Perfect for my commute anyway, and weekend driving is all electric.

    E drive is pretty instant pick up though, that is quite nice to have..

    Back to the tint, I have to let it cure for a few days now, one thing that gives it away from OEM is the reaction with the mottled black effect around the edges - it doesn’t quite stick to that as well as the glass...


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    Yes had the entire rear half done as per factory. Just can’t use them for a couple of days at least...


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    Cheers paul ...although I’m actually hoping to sell shortly but was just interested for future reference .
     
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    Would you mind if I asked how much it cost please?
     
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    £150, reduced them from £165 due to a competitor quote. I think some non-mobile companies were slightly cheaper but needed the flexibility of someone coming to my workplace.


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    Know what you mean, since I’ve had a combination of factory fit/aftermarket tints on my previous cars, it’s never been a deal breaker


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    :clap:That really smartens the car :clap:
     
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