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Window Tinting?

Sharon

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Has anyone tinted their XLR windows? I would like to do so - but I am wondering if the tint would obstruct the speedometer reading on the windshield.
 

redvett94

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Its illegal in al 50 states to tint the windshield dont do it. Side glass is regulated by the state you live in check your state laws.
 

Sharon

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I should have mentioned that I have a doctor's waiver for the state I am in so I can tint all windows.
But wonder if tinting the front windshield will obstruct the speedometer reading on it.
 

redvett94

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I should have mentioned that I have a doctor's waiver for the state I am in so I can tint all windows.
But wonder if tinting the front windshield will obstruct the speedometer reading on it.
Is windshield tint legal in Florida?
Windshield: Non-reflective tint is allowed above the manufacturer's AS-1 line. Front Side windows: Must allow more than 28% of light in. Back Side windows: Must allow more than 15% of light in. Rear Window: Must allow more than 15% of light in.
The AS-1 line is 5" from the top of the windshield you cannot tint below that line.
 
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The heads up display should not be effected by light tint, but I suggest placing some tinted, thin plastic where the display shows first to check.
 

Sharon

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Yes, window tinting is legal in Florida with a medical waiver - which I have.
What is the AS-1 line? So, my question still remians: would the tint
 

Sharon

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Thanks for your information and suggestion to test the area at the heads up display it with a thin film of plastic.
I will try that!
 

redvett94

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Yes, window tinting is legal in Florida with a medical waiver - which I have.
What is the AS-1 line? So, my question still remians: would the tint
Please read my previous post and from the FL DMV i pasted in the info about the windshield only being allowed tinting 5" from the top of the windshield.
 

mickeytee

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the as-1 is basiclly an allowable shaded area that usually runs 3-5 inches from the top of the windshield depending on how large a glass the windshield is. It is usually out of the direct vision line. tint should not have any influence on your headsup. Factory windshields used to be clear with a shaded top strip then they became tinted and shaded.
 

Tip Top McGoo

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Yes, window tinting is legal in Florida with a medical waiver - which I have.
What is the AS-1 line? So, my question still remians: would the tint
The 2 people I know that ever got a tint ticket in FL were stopped for something else
 

Michael B

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I'd tape a piece of tint your thinking of using. The actual tint. Sometimes they look for a reason to pull an XLR over. Most people have never seen one. Lol
 

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