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Apparently the metalized film did me in....learned this in a google search....after the problem.

Is is possible/feasible/what's required, to go to some type of non oem antenna? Could it be concealed in the trunk?
 

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I have the same problem and i had it retinted three times...


Although for me it dies when you turn the defogger on... im not going to bother with it personly, but i have the 10% black tint on my car.
 

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My tint shop said the metallic tint he will use wont block my radio reception. He said they didnt have the non metallic in the darkenss i wanted (30%). He used Llumar or something like that. My FM is still good, my AM is gone.
 

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He lied.

Of course, had you been flexible on what darkness you wanted........

Or at least just tint the rear window with 35% Llumar AT CH and the rest with ATR (metalized) 30%.

But besides people that like talk radio and sports no one listens to AM anyhow!

However, GPS can be effected.
 

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He lied.

Of course, had you been flexible on what darkness you wanted........

Or at least just tint the rear window with 35% Llumar AT CH and the rest with ATR (metalized) 30%.

But besides people that like talk radio and sports no one listens to AM anyhow!

However, GPS can be effected.
lol... i actually started to listen to sports radio the month before i got my tints.... so i was kinda upset. OH WELL... i'll just watch the sports on TV lol.
 

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Metallic tint will affect only the AM stations. On FM it doesn't.

But for me I went with ceramic all around because I wanted the best for my car an keep it legal. Also, some people don't know this but some ceramic tints (35%) blocks more/reduce heats than regular 5% tint.
 

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Metallic tint will affect only the AM stations. On FM it doesn't.

But for me I went with ceramic all around because I wanted the best for my car an keep it legal. Also, some people don't know this but some ceramic tints (35%) blocks more/reduce heats than regular 5% tint.
Sometimes FM can suffer if the defroster is on.....which, I guess you don't use that much in Hawaii.

Depends on the car too. I'm not sure if civics have the problem with AM.
 
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