3rd Gen F56 Cooper S Added Ceramic Tint Today

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  1. Zazoh

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    #1 Zazoh, Mar 15, 2017
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    In South Texas it is nearly impossible to make it through the summers without some way to block the heat. I'm looking forward to trying the new "Parked Car Ventilation" feature that can be scheduled to vent the car in the afternoon when I get out of work.

    In addition added Tint today. Mothers Window Tint did a good job as always.

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  2. mrntd

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    I'm getting mine redone with ceramic also. Much better heat rejection.
     
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    What's the pricing differences with the ceramic tint compared to regular? My tint needs to be redone a tad darker.
     
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    Who is going to redo your tint?
     
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    Did you have this done at a shop?
     
  7. Zazoh

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    Yes, Mothers Tint and Alarm in San Antonio, I've had every car tinted at same location for 20 years.
     
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    At the place I had it done in - in San Antonio, it was $267 for ceramic and about $197 for the regular. It comes with lifetime guarantee. Done in about 2 hours normally.

    If you have to have tint removed, they charge for that as well.
     
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    #9 Zazoh, Mar 16, 2017
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    Another view from what many call the UGLY angle. :p

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    Looks nice !!
     
  11. caseydog

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    Zazoh, welcome to the forum. I was just down there in San Antonio last week.

    Did that price include tint on the sunroof? Tinting the sunroof made a big difference on my car in the summer here in Dallas.

    CD
     
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    Thanks!

    No, I had thought about it, decided I'd try without and then can add later if needed. I didn't get a price just for the sunroof.
     
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    The built in sun shades in the newer MINI's are FAR better than what they stuck in the old ones. When the sun is up it's almost like there's no shade at all. I hadda get those Zippee shades for summer time. Will get them tinted dark when I get the car redone though.
     
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    I had the sunroof tinted on Babs clubster. They used the ceramic tint & it really does reject the heat. What we used was pretty dark, but I wish I'd have gone limo dark for the sunroof.
     
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    I put an opaque cover on my '06 S so when I drive it now, I never have to wear a hat anymore [no sun is let it at all]. Trouble is, I have 2 other Gen 1 MINIs that don't have opaque covers, so the damned hat stays, like it or not.:mad2:
     
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    We have ceramic tint on our clubby and do enjoy it. The down side is it looks slightly silver-ish . Yours doesn't appear that way. Is that the case or is it just the photo angles?
     
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    @Rainman768 No, no silver hue. This is a 3M brand ceramic, they did offer a silver color and even gold, though not made by 3M, I've always just liked the gray. I didn't like the two tone darkness so didn't get Limo in the back as many do here. Went with 35% all around.
     
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    Looks great! Better deal on ceramic than I got in San Marcos.

    You a member of San Antonio Mini Motoring Club?
     
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    Looks great, been thinking of changing to ceramic as well.
     
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    I just joined a Group on the "Meetup" app about 3 days ago, looks like I missed the latest event, but will attend in the future.
     

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