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just wondering what tint would match the back door windows of dodge vehicles? i assume all the dodges are the same. but if not, the vechicles im mostly wondering about are the journey and the '00 and up dodge trucks.

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You should get a light meter. Then you can match anything including other work when a body shop needs just one door glass done.

% from a meter doesn't mean it will match well in color, reflection, or even look like it matches. When I match exact percent, customer complains that the fronts look lighter, then it's an uphill battle that always ends in "Well it still looks lighter"

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You should get a light meter. Then you can match anything including other work when a body shop needs just one door glass done.

% from a meter doesn't mean it will match well in color, reflection, or even look like it matches. When I match exact percent, customer complains that the fronts look lighter, then it's an uphill battle that always ends in "Well it still looks lighter"

When you have a buttload of light coming in through the windshield, it's always going to look lighter from the outside. People can't wrap their mind around that. :shock

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You should get a light meter. Then you can match anything including other work when a body shop needs just one door glass done.

% from a meter doesn't mean it will match well in color, reflection, or even look like it matches. When I match exact percent, customer complains that the fronts look lighter, then it's an uphill battle that always ends in "Well it still looks lighter"

When you have a buttload of light coming in through the windshield, it's always going to look lighter from the outside. People can't wrap their mind around that. :shock

But their argument is it doesn't match, not whether or not it's the same percentage. That is why I usually stick to something that is close to a 20% vlt, because even though it meters a bit darker, it looks closer.

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You should get a light meter. Then you can match anything including other work when a body shop needs just one door glass done.

% from a meter doesn't mean it will match well in color, reflection, or even look like it matches. When I match exact percent, customer complains that the fronts look lighter, then it's an uphill battle that always ends in "Well it still looks lighter"

When you have a buttload of light coming in through the windshield, it's always going to look lighter from the outside. People can't wrap their mind around that. :)

But their argument is it doesn't match, not whether or not it's the same percentage. That is why I usually stick to something that is close to a 20% vlt, because even though it meters a bit darker, it looks closer.

Custy's in my area are more concerned with how it looks from the outside. I guess there are different concerns in different areas. Each manny has a different color and shade which makes it even tougher. The difference between a Toyota and Ford for instance, isn't even close in color or shade. :shock

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