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Only time I can recall seeing a door panel being removed was to install an electronic tint for obvious reasons, it just isn't the regular run of the mill tint.

So basically in the rare occasion some disassembly of the door is required. Aside from that its the same process for 90% of us. So, no one will be damaging your door panels :D
 

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First order of business when I get a new car, "tint the windows", the interior will be a good 10* lower, in hot days, it protects the seats and all your stuff in the car and the vehicle looks super cool!!! (you'll be getting complements)


60% front 80% back, the job takes a couple of hours but don't rush the shop, drop off your car in the morning and have them call you when is done, splurge for the highest quality you can afford, remember this is your baby you'll be spending many years in it...

Cheers.
 

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70% Crystalline on Windshield and Front windows, 20% on rear windows. The bolts rear view camera is great for backing up at night with tinted windows! I literally drove from the dealership straight to the tint shop, then audio shop next day!
 

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Technically you are not allowed to add any aftermarket tint to the windshield or the front side windows in California. Doesn't matter, if it's 95% or 70% VLT (visible light transmitted). You just can't add it:

https://www.chp.ca.gov/home/faq#33901110-6d6a-4ebc-83a8-9924f97d9166={"k":"Window"}#Default={"k":""}

That said, I'll probably do the same tinting that XBS did, which is pretty much the same thing I did for my 2012 Prius 5 years ago. Never gotten pulled over for it.
Unless you have a medical condition that you need to protect your skin from UV rays, talk to your doctor about it you might have it too! :)
 

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Technically you are not allowed to add any aftermarket tint to the windshield or the front side windows in California. Doesn't matter, if it's 95% or 70% VLT (visible light transmitted). You just can't add it:

https://www.chp.ca.gov/home/faq#33901110-6d6a-4ebc-83a8-9924f97d9166={"k":"Window"}#Default={"k":""}

That said, I'll probably do the same tinting that XBS did, which is pretty much the same thing I did for my 2012 Prius 5 years ago. Never gotten pulled over for it.
Here is the quote from that link:

"The main requirements for legal window tinting in California are:

The windshield and front driver's side and passenger's side windows cannot receive any aftermarket tinting.

If the rear window of a vehicle is tinted, the vehicle must have outside rearview mirrors on both sides.

The law prohibits any person from driving any motor vehicle with any object or material placed, displayed, installed, affixed, or applied upon the windshield or side or rear windows, with certain limited exceptions.

However, legislation signed into law effective January 1, 1999, exempts from the above prohibition specified clear, colorless, and transparent material that is installed, affixed, or applied to the front driver and passenger side windows for the specific purpose of reducing ultraviolet rays. If, as, or when this material becomes torn, bubbled or otherwise worn, it must be removed or replaced."
 

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For Bolt's, tint shops should have something pre-cut and ready to go, but in this video you will see it being cut on the spot. From what I see they don't remove any door panels:
Wow!!!! Obsessive compulsive types would do well in a job like this. Very impressive.
 
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