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California Tinting Laws



How Dark?

Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In California, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.



How Reflective?

Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.



Front side windows


Back Side windows


Rear windows


Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the windshield.

88% VLT (Almost Clear - UV Shield).


Any darkness can be used.


Any darkness can be used.

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