# Question: What Percent Tint Is Factory Tint?

## What percent is factory tint Chevy?

Factory tint is standard on the rear half of many new vehicles.

With a common visual light transmission (VLT) of 15–26%, privacy glass is installed to provide passengers and personal items privacy from outsiders, hence the name privacy glass..

## How do you calculate tint percentage?

To calculate the actual VLT of the glass with film applied to it, you need to mutiply the VLT of the window tint applied by the VLT of the glass. E.g applying a 5% film to glass with an 80% tint to it, you would multiply 5% x 80% = (0.05×0.80)x100 = 4%. So the glass and window tint would have a combined VLT of 4%.

## Will I get pulled over for 15 tint?

Cops can use the tint as probable cause to pull you over in the first place. You’re not going to go wrong with 35% and this will still allow visibility at night or in parking garages etc. Now if you decide to get some really flashy wheels, 15% tint, and you blast your music, then prepare to be pulled over.

## What state has the darkest tint law?

For instance, while California requires the front side windows of any car to have 70% visibility, the rear side windows and rear window can actually come in even the darkest possible tint you can imagine. Compare this with Arizona where both the front and rear side windows can have a minimum VLT of 25%.

## What percent tint is 5 over 20?

5 over factory 20 percent window tint and 35% windshield tint.

## Can you put tint over factory tint?

Aftermarket tint, unlike factory tint, cannot be easily tinted over. Don’t forget — you can’t go lighter. Because factory tint is in the window, you can’t have it removed to go lighter in tint. When factory tint is involved, the only thing you can do is go darker.

The common allowable limits are 50 percent for the driver’s front and passenger’s front window, and 35 percent for the rear passenger or side windows and the back window. That means the front windows will allow more light through the window tint than the rear windows, though the difference in appearance is minor.

## Is blue tint illegal?

Restricted Colors: California tint laws do not permit using red, amber or blue tint colors. Side windows must be colorless. … Medical Exceptions: California law allows medical exemptions for lower tint on all windows since September 2017.

## Does 70 tint make a difference?

If you use a ceramic film, it makes a HUGE difference. Not only does it block 99.9% of the UV rays, it also blocks a ton of heat as it rejects the IR from the sun. IR is 55% of the heat coming from the sun. The other components of heat is UV (which films block 99% of UV) and visible light.

## Is 30 percent tint dark?

30% Tint is a light tint and is generally acceptable. The legal amount of tinting of any car window is measured by its light transmittance (LT), the amount of light that can pass through the tinted windows. … However the back windows can often be tinted darker than the front or even blacked out.

## How can I darken my existing window tint?

I want my tint to appear darker. Ideas?Windshield visor/brow to go across the top of my windshield – maybe that would help a little.Put a lighter percentage (maybe 30~ something) over my existing tint.Remove existing tint, and get a darker film.