Good tint shop in Orange County?

Discussion in 'Interior' started by Blitz, Apr 1, 2009.

  1. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    Need to get my moms car tinted. Benz E-class. Want to do all doors and back window. If you guys know a place to recommend please let me know. I've had a place I went for years but I just called and the guy has moved to Texas.
     
  2. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    i may be able to find a good shop in oc for you. what year e class so i can give you an average price?
     
  3. carnal_c30

    carnal_c30 New Member

    Tint Connection in Costa Mesa
    2490 Newport Blvd.

    949 650 8468

    He does alot of SEMA cars and cars for TrD
     
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2009
  4. OCKlasse

    OCKlasse VSC Super Moderator

    If you wanna be a psuedo-baller like me and run Huper Optik ceramic, then Perfect Window Tint is Santa Ana is the shizzy.
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2009
  5. Blitz

    Blitz Active Member

    wow...I think my friend did that film on his SL55...I think it was like close to $400.. How much for a 4 door sedan?
     
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2009
  6. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    huper should be more than $400 on an SL. cuz u have to felt that ride. i hope u got the felts OC. how dark do u want it? cuz if u want it darker than LIGHT u dont want huper. huper has great specs for light films, but u can get the same specs with darker films.

    ceramics are very pricey.

    and how much you willing to spend?

    dont expect it to be any lower than $280. if its lower they arent doing the car right, or putting the right type of tint you need.

    here is a list of GOOD films for that car:
    huper ceramic
    formula one pinnacle
    llumar atx
    3m CS

    and if you get a ceramic make sure the shop knows how to install it. most ceramics arent meant for autos, they started as an architectural film. so it has to be put on the right way or it will haze. hit me up on pm if u got some detailed questions
     
  7. OCKlasse

    OCKlasse VSC Super Moderator

    I did 40 sides and rear and 60 windshield (yes I did felts, thanks for the heads up). It was $600. I did have my dad's CL done at the same time, so he brought the price down a little.
     
  8. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    That's a good price w felts AND the windshield
     
  9. OCKlasse

    OCKlasse VSC Super Moderator

    I think he quoted me $480 without the windshield, another $200 with the windshield, and then I asked if he'll do both cars for $600 each and he agreed.
     
  10. jaynick808

    jaynick808 New Member

    huper optik is dope! i paid more though =( i think my front windshield was 240 or 250 and the sides n rear was 500. :shrug: worth it still. black on black is brutal in hawaii.
    you should look into formula one if a shop nearby has it. i hear formula one is a cheaper, thinner, easier to apply alternative to huper. supposedly has a little less heat rejection but i havent personally tried it though.
     
  11. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    formula one pinnacle is their ceramic. its a ceramic blend so u can still go darker, the one major complaint about ceramics. the other complaint is its shrinkability, most cars have to be done in pieces like in the early 90's cuz it doesnt shrink good.

    formula one and most llumar films are 1.5 mil which is optimal for installation. huper is 2 mil i believe. F1 pinnacle has great specs.
     
  12. jaynick808

    jaynick808 New Member

    good info :biggthumpup:
     
  13. elegancecustomz

    elegancecustomz New Member

    whos the manufactorer for the green tint???
     
  14. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    the only decent green ive been able to find is madico 50% green. i have it on a car here and the green has kind of faded. its been on there for 7 years and it hasnt bubbled. llumar also makes a good green but its 35%
     
  15. elegancecustomz

    elegancecustomz New Member

    kooo....glad we carry madico here in houston...ill ask my rep.........thanks Man!
     
  16. elegancecustomz

    elegancecustomz New Member

    i found a HP high performance green from one of my distributors you think 30% will be too dark or should i still try to find the 50% ....?
     
  17. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    30 will be too dark IMO. the 50 has just the right amount of green
     
  18. mdenoga

    mdenoga Active Member

    Theres only one person I would trust and its the guy helping you out right now. Great guy and knows what he is talking about. Worth the drive. =)

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    VSC APPROVED SHOP


    (951) 600-8438

    41615 Date St # 106 Murrieta, CA 92562
     
  19. vip tint+glass

    vip tint+glass Active Member

    What year is the e class? If its 05 or newer it'll b a lil cheaper

    thanks mike
     
    Last edited: Sep 2, 2009
  20. NELSON09

    NELSON09 Active Member

    Not to threadjack but,

    Any insight on SuntekHP50Blue? I guess they have an even lighter shade too. It's an idea I've been on the fence about but with blue it can eithier go really well or really WACK, Lol.

    -back to the topic, everyone has pointed you in the right direction. You'll be safe with the shops already mentioned.

    Thanks in advance
     

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