Tint survey: carbon vs. ceramic?

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by rw99, May 27, 2015.

  1. rw99

    rw99 Silver Member

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    NOT a thread discussing tint percentages: instead, I'd like to know about your car's functionality AFTER the tint went on.

    We all know that metallic window tints can interfere with a variety of in-car electronics, most notably FM reception. But now we have to also consider our TPMS, cell phone reception, Bluetooth and WiFi o_O

    Those of you that have tinted your windows, please post up with the exact brand/product used, its type (e.g. ceramic), and whether you've noticed ANY problems with the above systems now that the windows are tinted. Also interested in knowing how well the film dealt with the rear window defroster lines.

    Thanks in advance for your info!


    Rich
     
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    PanaFlex nano ceramic. No issues with electronics, radio or phone reception. As for the defroster lines, no issues either.
     
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    Llumar Air 80 on the windshield and Llumar ceramic tint on the sides and back. No interference at all to electronics or phone and the heat deflection is great. I use the same combo on all my cars since the Vegas sun can be brutal If the product stands up out here, it is tough enough to be used almost anywhere.
     
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    Not sure of the brand, but the film I had installed was a carbon based film. FM reception seems to have taken a slight hit, but it was not very good before the tint. No appreciable difference in any of the other electronics. The rear defroster lines (Charger) look excellent, but I've heard that the Challenger has thicker defroster 'wires.'
     
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    Suntek CXP 18 all the way around, while I love the dark look I also got it because I live in the Phoenix area which is basically satan's house in the summer so I wanted the extra protection. I have experienced no issues with radio signal, phone signal or anything pertaining to the navigation. Here's the marketing speak...

    • The latest in non-metal, nano-hybrid, Carbon technology
    • Non-reflective, “black” finish that will not fade
    • Superior heat, infrared, and UV rejection for increased comfort
    • Signal enabling technology that causes no interference with cell
      phone, radio, or navigation system signals
    • Lifetime Manufacturer’s warranty, that includes fading
     
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    Great info, guys. Keep it coming...
     
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    cruizinrc HCC New Jersey State President Hellcat Car Club HCC Charter Member

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    No trouble that I notice cats sleeping weather will be bad for a few days
    Sorry for picture but I love my cat image.jpg
     
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    Hey Rich I went with global window tent.. 50 on the doors 5% back window side windows lifetime warranty and no issues with cell phones are you in the other devices
    hey Rich I went with global window tent, 50% on doors and 5% on the rear and side windows, lifetime warranty no issues with my phone or any other devices, and let me know when you want to meet up and do some hellcaten i'm in Martines I know you're in San Jose or Fremont ;) image.jpg
     
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    3M Crystalline 35% side & rear windows...no problems...
     
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    Just curious, why so low on the doors?
     
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    3M Crystalline on my cars.... Didn't do the cat yet.
     
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    TallCool1 Gold Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member Nat'l Hellcat Tech Advisor HCC Charter Member

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    Ditto.
     
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    Love it! What % is your tint?
     
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