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Best tint for VF

Vf2_driver

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Hi everyone! I'm looking to tint a vf2 sv6 and I'm after some advice on where to go and where I can get the darkest tint? I'd love to hear any recommendations, my last tint on my VY2 s was at tint-a-car box hill, I think I got OCTANE was pretty happy with it but I hope to hear from people. Also do the different types.. ie metal or ceramic etc... make a difference? Thanks
 
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I've got Octane on my VE.....darkest looking legal tint is their claim.

I'm happy with it.

Unless you want illegal tint, I don't believe there are too many darker looking options.

What are the tint laws in Vic ?

Here in WA, can only go 35% on the front driver & passenger windows but down to 20% on everything else excluding front windscreen.
 

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Regularly get darker than legal metallised tint, not hectic gangster black black, however dark enough to actually work, on my cars, my mates, and some customers get it as well, I have never heard of anyone getting a defect for that alone, if you are being a total dick the cops may go crazy on everything they see on your car, I have had SUVs, hatches, the Redline and other normal size sedans all with darker than legal installed. Not one issue. 35 % in summer where we are just doesn't cut it.
 

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I've got Octane on my VE.....darkest looking legal tint is their claim.

I'm happy with it.

Unless you want illegal tint, I don't believe there are too many darker looking options.

What are the tint laws in Vic ?

Here in WA, can only go 35% on the front driver & passenger windows but down to 20% on everything else excluding front windscreen.
Yeah here in box 35% all round, it's deal. Yeah I was pretty happy with OCTANE, may go that again....
 

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ive only had 20% on my cars, my VT and VE used 3M, this time went with Suntek.
I much preferred the 3M.
 

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I have 20% 3M on my VF SV6 and the E3 Clubby. The Clubby has been pulled over on quite a few occassions for RBTs and never been questioned. Here in NSW its 35% all round for being legal. Besides the front windscreen of course.
 

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I've got Octane on my clubby and wife's x-trail (front windows only, rears being privacy glass), and quite happy with it.
 

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I've got Octane on my VE.....darkest looking legal tint is their claim.

I'm happy with it.

Unless you want illegal tint, I don't believe there are too many darker looking options.

What are the tint laws in Vic ?

Here in WA, can only go 35% on the front driver & passenger windows but down to 20% on everything else excluding front windscreen.
Fairly sure SA is now the same as this (down from 35% everywhere but windscreen)

A others have said 20% is kind of the limit for obviously noticeable.

Ive had Tint a car formula one which was 38% Not quite dark enough IMO, especially for privacy. Id go between 20% and legal limit next time. Too dark can be poor for night driving especially reversing without a camera. Also too dark is an issue for sight of line for other cars in traffic but shouldn't matter.

edit: SA
 

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I get 20% all round and it is good, never had an issue with police in wa.
20% on the back and 35% on the front looks like crap imo.
 
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