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      08-16-2011, 11:37 AM   #1
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3M Crystalline or Madico Wincos Tint?

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I am planning to tint my car ASAP and at the moment I have narrowed my tint choice down to 2 films, 3M Crystalline or Madico Wincos

I have not been able to find any direct comparisons between these 2 tints. I can't stand heat so I am looking to have the highest heat rejection I can get on all windows while tinting the VL within the legal limits of Georgia law(Must allow more than 32% of light in on sides and rear).

I am curious if there is anyone with experience using both of these films and could provide some feedback or recommendation?

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i did the 3M Crystalline top mine came out nicely


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      08-16-2011, 12:56 PM   #3
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i did the 3M Crystalline top mine came out nicely


Did you tint windshield also? Mind if I ask what you paid for the entire job?
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Did you tint windshield also? Mind if I ask what you paid for the entire job?
No windshield front tints is pushing it enough

350 lifetime warranty all 5 windows
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Thanks...looks sweet BTW!
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Thanks...looks sweet BTW!
thanks man i love it
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i did the 3M Crystalline top mine came out nicely

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Looks sweet. You can't go wrong with 3M's warranty.
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After seeing this I am now sitting in the shop getting 3M Crystalline installed right now on my VO. Thanks for the pics.
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Are either of those ceramic tints? It seems if you were going for maximum heat rejection then ceramic is the best choice.
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i did the 3M Crystalline top mine came out nicely


May I ask when u get it installed?

do u mind provide me the shop name and address?
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After seeing this I am now sitting in the shop getting 3M Crystalline installed right now on my VO. Thanks for the pics.
You will not regret this decision. I got the 3M Crystalline 40 on sides/back and 70 on front. Money well spent and it has made a significant difference in temperature of car sitting in sun. After getting into car for drive home it is not unbearably hot and it does not take nearly as long for the a/c to cool it off.
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You will not regret this decision. I got the 3M Crystalline 40 on sides/back and 70 on front. Money well spent and it has made a significant difference in temperature of car sitting in sun. After getting into car for drive home it is not unbearably hot and it does not take nearly as long for the a/c to cool it off.
Do you mind telling me where you got yours done in Atlanta? Are you happy with the quality of the work?
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Do you mind telling me where you got yours done in Atlanta? Are you happy with the quality of the work?
Got mine done at the Tint Guy near Canton Road and HWY92. Very happy with the quality of the work and pricing at 10% off it was around $490.
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Got mine done at the Tint Guy near Canton Road and HWY92. Very happy with the quality of the work and pricing at 10% off it was around $490.
Thanks a ton. I am going back and forth on whether I want to go ceramic or not. Since I don't have comfort access this go around, I don't have to worry about the rumors of e ceramic interfering with the signal.
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i did the 3M Crystalline top mine came out nicely


Is that the 40% 3M Crystalline?

Sorry to bump an old thread, but specifically searching for info on 3M Crystalline.
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