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Old 01-04-2006, 04:04 PM   #1
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So, does anyone have any recommendations for a shop that does a good tint job in the Chicagoland area (preferably near the western burbs)? I know the rear hatch window is a little tricky with those damn dots at the top.

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Old 01-05-2006, 08:46 AM   #2
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Sorry i dont have any shops in mind, but what i can tell you is when i was looking around on prices it was sooo damn expensive. I guess it is becuase there isnt many people that get tinted windows in illinois. They wanted like 300 bucks to do just the back window! So i said fu*k that and i went on vacation later in the year to florida to see my dad so i drove my car and got the windows tinted in florida. The side and back windows professionally done for 125.00
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Old 01-05-2006, 09:01 AM   #3
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A friend of mine recommended Precision Glass in Orland Park he said he got all his windows on his Grand Prix done for 200 bucks and they did a very nice job

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Old 01-05-2006, 09:42 AM   #4
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I have a guy that does it out of his garage in downers grove. Does a great job. And puts the rear hatch in one piece. He does tinting store fronts for a living, and cars on the side. And he is not expensive.
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Old 01-05-2006, 10:09 AM   #5
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Mannheim just north of Grand

I think it's like $250.
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Old 01-05-2006, 07:51 PM   #6
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Midamerica Tinting in Schaumburg is supposedly highly recommended.

Hey importpatrolws6-

Could you pm me that number, I need tints before summer and I'm in DG on a weekly basis. If he can do it cheap and good I might try him out! (I've been quoted about $300 at midamerica, higher elsewhere.)
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Old 01-05-2006, 08:03 PM   #7
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i have had 2 cars tinted at Riggs Bros. in naperville, they do awesome work and are reseasonably priced, they have shops in villa park, st. charles, and wheaton also
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Old 01-13-2006, 07:39 PM   #8
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Riggs tinted mine twice, never got it right, and started to peel after the second time.
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