Tint | MassCops


Discussion in 'Ask A Cop' started by nimitzclass, Sep 12, 2020.

  1. nimitzclass

    nimitzclass MassCops Member

    I need some advice i had my windows tinted about 3 weeks ago and they look to dark to me , a couple of my buddies(they're pretty dark) commented on it so i wanted to bring it here in hopes i can resolve ( if possible) it with the shop.

    Thank you
  2. RodneyFarva

    RodneyFarva Get off my lawn!

    The max is 35% all around, you can get a medical exemptions. 20200912_190428.jpg 20200912_190439.jpg
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  3. Bloodhound

    Bloodhound MassCops Member

    Most shops won't do darker than 35% unless you specifically request it (and pay cash). Didn't they tell you transparency % they used?
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  4. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    The other thing you have to watch out for is factory windows are often very slightly tinted (around 91%) as well...so if a 35% film is put on you may end up somewhere around 26% VLT.
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  5. j809

    j809 Subscribing Member

    I pulled over this 21 year old kid from Lawrence and he had a letter from his doctor and exemption RMV for his 10 percent tint. Seemed like BS but all paperwork was legit. I don’t think it’s that hard to get a letter from your doctor.

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  6. RodneyFarva

    RodneyFarva Get off my lawn!

    Was he a vampire?
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  7. nimitzclass

    nimitzclass MassCops Member

    Thanks guys i appreciate it , by the way i never asked the shop to go any darker then what is allowed by law is there any way i can find out if in fact its darker then whats allowed by law !

  8. nimitzclass

    nimitzclass MassCops Member

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  9. Goose

    Goose The list is long but distinguished. Staff Member

    I'd swing back over when they are open and ask if they can double check your windows for you with a tint meter so you don't run into problems.

    If you call first it allows them to question why.
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  10. nimitzclass

    nimitzclass MassCops Member

    I like the call before so they have yo ask why , great point Goose LOL

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