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Does anyone know what the ballpark cost would be to tint all the windows excluding the windscreen? I know it will vary from business to business and area but just a rough idea works be good.
I've yet to have mine done, but I'd guess about £200, give or take £30/£40 or so.
 

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I think I paid a little more than that, it all depends on the firm you use. I used a small independent who I knew had worked on a few ZSs already. He was also willing to test the front side windows and confirm the lack of tint and then tint those too to a legal level along with a written note on the work carried out (presumably if insurance or PC Plod asked). I had my car done late last spring, it was warm and sunny where I am and the drop in temperature in the car was noticeable and definitely worth it. Looks great too.
 
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I've now had 3 quotes come in, all around the 150 mark for the back end, I got a quote of an additional 60 for the front side windows but that came with a not that if the front sides are tinted then it would be illegal. I've looked online and sent them a screenshot of the .gov site to ask for clarification.
 

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I had my front side done, so long as they are or or under the legal limit your fine. I checked with my insurance company too, all fine. To be fair you'll hardly notice they are tinted from the outside, from the inside its barely noticeable but the reduction in heat coming in is great. You can't do the windscreen I believe.
 
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I've now had 3 quotes come in, all around the 150 mark for the back end, I got a quote of an additional 60 for the front side windows but that came with a not that if the front sides are tinted then it would be illegal. I've looked online and sent them a screenshot of the .gov site to ask for clarification.
I had the rear done for £142; very happy with the result. Didn't ask for a quote for the front sides.
 

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Does anyone know what the ballpark cost would be to tint all the windows excluding the windscreen? I know it will vary from business to business and area but just a rough idea works be good.
In the UK, You're not legally allowed to have more tint on the drivers and passengers windows than the front windscreen for safety purposes. Rear windows are fair game, and they can be 100% tinted if you want, because it's no worse than driving a van.
 

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In the UK, You're not legally allowed to have more tint on the drivers and passengers windows than the front windscreen for safety purposes. Rear windows are fair game, and they can be 100% tinted if you want, because it's no worse than driving a van.
Wrong, your allowed a tints that lets in 75% light on front sides, windscreen can be clear (which it is in the case of the MG). You can't limo tint front side windows even though some cars come with clearly suspect dark tints from the factory.
 
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