Coupe window tinting is a great way to protect the driver and the passengers from the dangerous UV rays, heat and glare and the interior of your car — from wear and fading. You will find everything you need to know about coupe window tinting from this article and to choose the best option for you here, in Chicago.
The benefits of сoupe window tinting
The rays of the sun will not only drastically raise the temperature inside the coupe, making it unsafe to drive, but will also cause damage to the upholstery. But Tinting films are there to help! Their main properties include:
- Reducing the heat inside the vehicle
- Reducing UV rays
- Reducing glare
- Offering extra privacy
- Improving the appearance of the car
However, keep in mind that you may risk getting a ticket if the tint is too dark, and this can also reduce visibility when the weather conditions are bad.
Coupe window tinting laws
The darkness of tinting films is measured in VLT (visible light transmission). So the percentage actually shows the amount of light that passes through the window, and not the darkness. A film with a VLT of 80% will let 80% of the light to pass through, which makes it a very light one. On the other hand, the darkest film is that with a VLT of 5%.
When it comes to coupes, the same laws apply as with any other vehicles. There is no one single federal law that regulates car window tinting, but each state has its own. Keep in mind that even if you respect the regulations in your state but are then travelling to another, you may risk getting pulled over as the laws may be different there.
In the state of Illinois, the front 2 windows can be tinted up to 35% VLT, while the windshield is only allowed to be tinted with a 6 inch 5% stripe. Rear window can have any darkness of tint.
Coupe window tinting Chicago
If you want to tint the windows of your coupe, then our team of experts is here to assist you. You can find us at 3621 N Harlem Ave. or 2720 W Grand Ave. in Chicago IL, or at 1402 N Rand rd in Palatine, IL, or call us at 773-455-0467 or 312-212-0493.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is window tinting for a coupe?
Tinting all side windows and back windshield of your coupe costs between $219 and $599, depending on the type of film and the shade. Tinting the windshield ranges from $149 to $299.
How long does it take to tint a coupe?
Coupe window tinting takes 1.5 to 2 hours if all side windows and back windshield are tinted.
How long does tinting last?
The tinting films we use are from top brands such as Rayno and 3M and have a lifetime warranty for peeling, bubbling or fading. The regular wear and tear is not covered by the warranty and they can last for up to 10 years.
How dark can you tint a coupe?
A coupe (just like any other passenger vehicle) can be tinted up to 35% on the two front windows.
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